Boomplay has signed a direct licensing agreement with Warner Music to bring the record company’s diverse global roster of music to the region. The terms of the partnership allow Boomplay to distribute Warner Music’s extensive catalogue of more than one million songs to its community of listeners in ten countries; Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The deal will provide Warner Music’s artists with direct access and exposure to Boomplay’s millions of users in the region, while bringing Boomplay one step closer to its goal of bringing all music from around the world to Africa.
Joe He, CEO of Boomplay, said; “Major deals with internationally recognized partners such as Warner Music continue to push us closer to our aim of building the largest and the most reliable online music distribution platform in Africa.
We want every music lover in the region to be able to access any song or video, anytime and wherever they are. We are looking forward to a successful partnership and business continuation with WMG in what are truly exciting times for the African Music Industry.”
On the deal, Martha Huro, Boomplay‘s General Manager in Kenya said, “We are extremely excited about this new partnership and the possibilities it will inevitably offer. We continue to work towards bringing the most enhanced and extensive music catalogue to the Boomplay Users in Kenya and beyond.”