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Universal Music Group Partners With Leading African Music Streaming & Download Service Boomplay

Africa’s leading music streaming and download service Boomplay and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment recently announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa.

UMG is the first major music company to license its catalog to Boomplay, which has quickly established itself as the most popular streaming service in Africa. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement and effective immediately, Boomplay will distribute music from UMG’s world-renowned labels through its streaming and download platform in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia,Nigeria and Ghana. Boomplay currently provides more than two million songs and thousands of music videos to more than 36 million users, with nearly two million new users added each month.

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