After months of speculation, TikTok The company announced on Thursday that it has finally launched its own “social music streaming service”, initially in Indonesia and Brazil, by licensing from all three major music companies.
The premium-only service will allow users to sync with their existing accounts, as well as share and download tracks they discover on TikTok. The service is currently available in both countries with a one-month free trial.
The new service will replace Resso, the company’s existing streaming service, on September 1. 5. Migration kicked off in May, and TikTok’s parent company ByteDance has announced that Resso will be a premium-only service.
This move is significant for many reasons, as TikTok has been the main source of music discovery for several years now, and the company has long been expected to launch a new streaming service. There was no information on when it would be released in other regions initially, but it looks like it will come sooner or later.
“We are pleased to introduce TikTok Music, a new type of service that combines the power of music discovery on TikTok with a best-in-class streaming service. TikTok Music will make it easy for people in Indonesia and Brazil to save, download and share their favorite viral tracks from TikTok.” we hear.”