July 11th, 2019: Deezer, the global music streaming service, is helping music fans to get closer to their favorite artists with its dedicated ‘Asian Music’ channel for Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Japan. Asian music is conquering the hearts of fans around the world with the help of bands like BTS and Perfume and the new channel builds on Deezer’s ‘K-Pop Channel’, which has driven a 157% boom in streams of the genre.
The brand new Asian Music channel is now available worldwide. It features exclusive and personal playlists from the biggest artists across the continent such as Tabitha Nauser (Singapore) Gloc-9 (Philippines) Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Japan) and Dipha Barus (Indonesia).
Deezer’s editors have also created dedicated playlists for each country, bringing fans local talent like Rahmania Astrini from Indonesia, Narelle from Singapore and Julie Anne San Jose from Philippines. Popular genres such as J-Pop and OPM will also be heavily featured across the channel to help fans find their favorite acts or discover new genres from other countries.
The playlists created by Deezer editors include:
- Singapore: The Singapore Sound, Viral in Singapore, Singapore Goldies
- Malaysia: Carta Pop, Lagu Cinta Terbaik, Budak Flat Rap
- Philippines: OPM Hits, Pinoy Karaoke Favorites, Pinoy Rock 2000s
- Indonesia: Hits Kekinian!, Hot Dangdut, Romansa Manis, 100% Indonesia
- Japan: Top J-Pop, J-Pop Rising, Top J-Rock, Japan 90s Hits
Natasha Zainal, Editorial & Content Manager APAC commented: “J-Pop is an excellent example of a genre that’s making waves outside of its hometown, crossing oceans to reach brand new audiences. There’s an amazing wealth of talented artists across Asia. We’re seeing Asian local acts and genres go from strength to strength across the world and want to make sure our users can discover this music, no matter where they are.”
Deezer’s new Asian Music channel is available from today here.
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