Indie label company Merlin has inked a partnership with South Korea-based tune streaming app FLO.
FLO was once introduced in 2018 through South Korea-headquartered Dreamus Corporate, a consolidated subsidiary of SK Sq., an funding trade arm of South Korean conglomerate SK Workforce, and in cooperation with tune labels similar to JYP Leisure and SM Leisure.
FLO these days has over 8.5 million listeners in South Korea on virtual tune services and products, says Merlin.
The carrier is best to be had in South Korea.
FLO customers will now have get admission to to tune from Merlin contributors, together with Hong Kong-based Euphoria Media, Latin American on-line virtual distributor FaroLatino, Brazilian regional tune and leisure platform Sua Música, and California-based, indie label Hopeless Data.
Merlin now has offers with just about 40 virtual services and products, together with companions like Adaptr, Apple, AWA, Boomplay, Deezer, FLO, JioSaavn, JOOX, KKBox, Lickd, Meta, NetEase, Pandora, Peloton, Snap, SoundCloud, Spotify, Tencent, TikTok, TREBEL, Triller, Twitch and YouTube Tune.
Merlin says that it added just about 33 contributors in 2021, together with 10 new contributors from throughout Asia.
In the similar 12 months, African tune streaming carrier Boomplay and Merlin agreed a selection in their licensing settlement, which prolonged the supply of Merlin contributors’ tune catalog to 47 further nations in Africa.
“It offers us nice excitement so to be offering extra numerous tune to FLO customers.”
Jacob Jaejoon Kim, FLO
Jacob Jaejoon Kim, Headquarter Supervisor, FLO, mentioned: “It offers us nice excitement so to be offering extra numerous tune to FLO customers via this handle main world tune licensing spouse Merlin.
“This contract with Merlin shall be remembered as some of the essential milestones as FLO strives to make extra numerous artists and songs to be had to Korean tune fanatics.”
“We’re overjoyed to spouse with FLO as Merlin’s first direct deal in Korea.”
Jeremy Sirota, Merlin
Jeremy Sirota, CEO of Merlin, added: “We’re overjoyed to spouse with FLO as Merlin’s first direct deal in Korea.
“This partnership will lend a hand our contributors have interaction new enthusiasts throughout Korea, whilst handing over larger get admission to to our contributors’ wide-ranging tune from all over the world.”Tune Trade International