TikTok has announced the launch of its music-streaming service in Australia, Mexico, and Singapore. The company is inviting a small group of users to participate in the closed beta test of the subscription-based service. The move is part of TikTok’s efforts to expand its offerings beyond short-form videos and into the music industry.
What is TikTok Music?
TikTok Music is a subscription-based music-streaming service that is integrated into the TikTok app. The service allows users to listen to music and create short-form videos using licensed music from major record labels. The service is expected to compete with other music-streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music.
Closed Beta Test
TikTok is inviting users in Australia, Mexico, and Singapore to participate in the closed beta test of TikTok Music. The company has not yet announced when the service will be available to the general public.
Impact on the Music Industry
TikTok has become a popular platform for discovering new music, with many songs going viral on the app. The launch of TikTok Music is expected to have a significant impact on the music industry, as it will provide a new revenue stream for record labels and artists.