TikTok launches subscription-based music service to tackle Spotify, Apple

The service replaces ByteDance’s current streaming service, Resso (which is obtainable in India too), which is able to shut down on September 5 in Brazil and Indonesia.

Present Resso customers can switch their accounts to the brand new app “with the press of a button”.

“We’re happy to introduce TikTok Music, a brand new form of service that mixes the ability of music discovery on TikTok with a best-in-class streaming service. TikTok Music will make it simple for folks in Indonesia and Brazil to avoid wasting, obtain and share their favorite viral tracks from TikTok,” Ole Obermann, world head of Music Enterprise Improvement at TikTok, mentioned in a press release.

TikTok Music lets customers sync the service to their current TikTok accounts and hear, obtain and share songs, reviews TechCrunch.

The service consists of the catalogs of main report corporations, together with Common Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony Music.

A TikTok Music subscription prices $3.49 a month in Brazil, and $3.25 for iOS customers in Indonesia.

Android customers in Indonesia must pay $2.96 a month for the primary yr, then $3.25 afterwards.

TikTok Music doesn’t embody a free membership choice, however affords a one-month free trial.

TikTok Music permits you to play full variations of viral TikTok songs, uncover personalised music suggestions, entry lyrics in actual time, create collaborative playlists with mates, import your music library and discover songs by way of lyrics search, mentioned the report.