ABOUT TME ABOUT TME

ABOUT TME

ABOUT TME

About Us

Music Circle
Musical Note
Musical Bubble
Tencent Music Entertainment Group ("TME") is the leading online music entertainment platform in China. We offer online music and music-centric social entertainment services with the four famous music mobile apps in China - QQ Music, Kugou Music, Kuwo Music and WeSing – to over 800 million highly diverse and engaged users.

We offer a comprehensive suite of online music entertainment products, which allows users to enjoy a broad range of engaging and entertaining music experiences, including discovering, listening, singing, watching, performing and socializing. With different music entertainment services fully integrated into one platform, users not only listen to music on our platform, but also sing karaoke with friends or watch live performance.
We have a comprehensive and diverse central music library with an extensive selection of albums and live music available in both audios and video formats. Given our competitive strengths and our leading position as a pioneer for copyright protection in China, we expand our strategic partnerships with well-known domestic and international music labels. Our music content library is complemented by diverse user-generated content on our platform, including online karaoke songs, short videos, live streaming of music performances and much more.

Our technology and data enable us to develop innovative products that provide superior user experiences and drive user engagement and empower artists as well as content partners to produce, distribute, protect and monetize their music.

We will continue to use technology to elevate the role of music in people's lives, by enabling them to create, enjoy, share and interact with music.

Milestones

  • 2003

    QQ launched online music services

  • 2004

    Kugou Music launched

  • 2005

    QQ Music and Kuwo Music launched

  • 2014

    China Music Corporation acquired Kugou

    WeSing launched

  • 2013

    China Music Corporation acquired Kuwo

    Kuwo Live launched

  • 2012

    Kugou Live (formerly known as Kugou Fanxing) launched

  • 2016

    TME created from the combination of Tencent's online music business in China and China Music Corporation

  • 2017

    Tencent Musician Program launched

    TME acquired Ultimate Music

    TME and Spotify announced a share swap

  • 2018

    TME and Sony Music launched electronic dance music label, Liquid State

    Tencent Music Nonprofit Program launched

    Sony Music and Warner Music made strategic investments in TME

    TME listed on the NYSE

  • 2021

    Acquisition of 100% equity of lazy audio

    Announced leadership changes

    Announced the updating of organization structure and the establishment of "content line of business"

  • 2020

    Launched TME live, which is an innovative performance brand

    Launched Tencent music art program

    Officially unveiled future strategy for long-form audio and launched "kuwo listening"

  • 2019

    Held the first Tencent Music Entertainment Awards (TMEA)

TME Milestones

Corporate Culture

  • TME Mission
    Mission
    Our Ultimate Value

    Use technology to elevate the role of music in people’s lives, by enabling them to create, enjoy, share and interact with music.

  • TME Vision
    Vision
    Our Shared Goal

    To become the most influential music entertainment company in the world.

    Provide the best music experience for our users via innovative technology;

    Provide a platform for musicians to showcase their talents whilst cherishing music creation;

    Provide an environment for all employees to achieve their full potential whilst focusing on collective growth;

    Provide the driving force in developing a healthy music entertainment industry;

    Highly uphold corporate social responsibility and contribute positively to the importance of cultural development.

  • TME Core Values
    Core Values
    Our Guiding Principles

    ITME

    I=Integrity

    T=Teamwork

    M=Motivation

    E=Excellence

  • Yangguang Code of Conduct
    Code of Conduct
    Our Ethical Standards
    TME Code of Conduct & Yangguang Code of Conduct
TME Corporate Culture
  • Mission

  • Vision

  • Core Values

  • Code of Conduct

Use technology to elevate the role of music in people’s lives, by enabling them to create, enjoy, share and interact with music.

To become the most influential music entertainment company in the world.

Provide the best music experience for our users via innovative technology;

Provide a platform for musicians to showcase their talents whilst cherishing music creation;

Provide an environment for all employees to achieve their full potential whilst focusing on collective growth;

Provide the driving force in developing a healthy music entertainment industry;

Highly uphold corporate social responsibility and contribute positively to the importance of cultural development.

ITME

I=Integrity

T=Teamwork

M=Motivation

E=Excellence

TME Code of Conduct & Yangguang Code of Conduct

Industry Recognition

  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group won five transform Awards

    Tencent Music Entertainment Group won five transform Awards

    In January 2021, the transform Awards (Asia Pacific region) award ceremony was hosted by transform magazine, a global authoritative brand development and remodeling magazine, was held. Among them, Tencent Music Entertainment Group won five awards, including the "best overall visual identity Award" for its renewed fourth anniversary brand "THE WINGS" project with equal emphasis on creativity and connotation.

  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group's "Music Garden Space" program won the Case of the Year award of the people's Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

    Tencent Music Entertainment Group's "Music Garden Space" program won the Case of the Year award of the people's Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

    On December 27, 2019, the People's Corporate Social Responsibility Forum and the 14th people's corporate social responsibility award ceremony hosted by People's daily online were held in the new media building of the People's Daily. Tencent Music Entertainment Group's "Music Garden Space" won the Case of the Year Award of the 14th people's Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

  • Tencent Musician Program's The Force awarded Most Watched Music Industry Initiative of the Year

    Tencent Musician Program's The Force awarded Most Watched Music Industry Initiative of the Year

    On June 30, 2018, the music community, including artists, producers, journalists and experts, joined the grand opening ceremony of the China Music Media Awards Ceremony. The Force, a Tencent Musician Program initiative focusing on promoting original music content creators, won the Most Watched Music Industry Initiative of the Year award on the back of its strong industry engagement and reputation, as well as tremendous support for original musicians in China.

  • TME wins Most Influential Enterprise in China's Digital Music Industry Award at the 2018 China Music Awards

    TME wins Most Influential Enterprise in China's Digital Music Industry Award at the 2018 China Music Awards

    On April 15, 2018, TME won the Most Influential Enterprise in China's Digital Music Industry Award at the 2018 China Music Awards, a leading awards ceremony celebrating China's music industry achievements. TME has dedicated itself to the development of China's music industry by promoting copyright protection, building an open copyright ecosystem, grooming musicians and encouraging music creation, and exporting Chinese music culture overseas. In the process, TME has improved global recognition for Chinese music.

  • TME wins Company of Ingenuity Award at 2017 People's Ingenuity Awards ceremony

    TME wins Company of Ingenuity Award at 2017 People's Ingenuity Awards ceremony

    On January 15, 2018, TME won the Company of Ingenuity Award at the 2017 People's Ingenuity Awards Ceremony held at the new media building of the People's Daily. The award recognized many of the company's significant contributions in 2017, which included building an open copyright ecosystem, supporting original music, promoting international music culture exchanges, and exploring innovative business models. From developing a single music playing software to introducing an innovative comprehensive music entertainment strategy, TME has grown together with China's digital music industry and continuously improved its products and services based on user needs and preferences to provide high-quality music entertainment experiences.

  • TME wins Contributor of the Year Award at 5th International China Music Industry Conference

    TME wins Contributor of the Year Award at 5th International China Music Industry Conference

    On December 15, 2017, TME received the 2017 Contributor of the Year Award at the 5th International China Music Industry Conference. Accredited by the industry and government authorities such as the National Copyright Administration of China, the award was granted to TME in recognition of its efforts in 2017 to build an open copyright ecosystem, support original music, promote the exchange of international music culture exchange, and explore innovative business models.

Management Team

  • Cussion Kar Shun Pang
    Cussion Kar Shun Pang
    Executive Chairman
  • Zhu Liang
    Zhu Liang
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Director
  • Zhenyu Xie
    Zhenyu Xie
    President, Chief Technology Officer(CTO)
  • Min Hu
    Min Hu
    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Cheuk Tung Tony Yip
    Cheuk Tung Tony Yip
    Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
  • Linlin Chen
    Linlin Chen
    Group Vice President, Kugou Music
  • Lixue Shi
    Lixue Shi
    Group Vice President, Kuwo Music
  • Tsai Chun Pan
    Tsai Chun Pan
    Group Vice President, TME Content Cooperation Department