Urban Kings is very proud to announce a new venture with 3 companies who have been doing amazing music business throughout their years of operation. As our company grows, expansion to various new countries is now normal. With the reach of our staff, we have begun multiple working relationships with hundreds of companies throughout the world to bring our artists to an international stage. We would like to announce our new partnerships with such companies.
UKMG is proud to announce its deal with VerveLife. VerveLife is a music company giant in the country of Canada. It’s specialty is a huge technology platform provider, which is now the parent company of AppliedSB, MCNE and GroupieTunes. VerveLife is also a backend provider for many ALC download stores, including the companies “Live Nation” and “HMV Canada”. So now you can have an easier access to listen to your favorite UKMG artists and titles through VerveLife.
Another partnership UKMG has created is with a music company called Yandex. Yandex is based in Russia and is an internet company that operates the largest search engine in Russia, with a market sare of over 60% and the 5th largest worldwide. Yandex is the very first Russian company to launch a legitimate music service offering members free streaming towards the end of 2010. This year alone, the monthly listeners of Yandex is over 4 million people and the number is continuing to grow larger. In 2012, Yandex started a paid subscription service which available online, also including the iPhone and Android mobile devices. This will bring the UKMG Artists music throughout Russia and the CIS.
UKMG is also working with Bloom, which is a brand new subscription service from the company who created MFlow. Bloom has now launched a mobile streaming application that will work on the premise of lower barrier entry access in order to encourage the user to upsell gradually, from radio into a large number of subscriptions. Once a member is subscribed to Bloom, the user is allowed to ‘barrow’ a certain number of songs which are made available for offline listening, and are encouraged to convert into higher value subscriptions.