Boomplay, Africa’s number one music streaming and download service is among the 2017 Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards finalists.
MDQ. Sauti Sol, Muhanjii, Davido, DJ Demakufu among many more African and international acts have one thing in common – their songs and mixes are being hosted by Boomplay Music.
First launched in Nigeria, 2015, Boomplay Music (initially called Boom player) has 16.3M users, 9.1M monthly users, 2.1M daily users, 4.9M installs on Google Play Store, and 497.7M monthly song plays., making it the number one yet the fastest growing music app in Africa.
Launched officially in Kenya this year, the digital music service gives artists a source of revenue as the users get to access their music at a fee.
“Being the only music app finalist in the awards is such a huge fete for us,” notes Martha Huro, Marketing Manager (East Africa) – Mobile Apps Department, TECNO Mobile.
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The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa. The awards provide winners with global publicity, recognition and networking with 300+ industry peers at the Awards party in Cape Town on November 6th.
Currently Boomplay Music operates in Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania, with expansion plans set for Uganda, South Africa, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon by 2018. With over 7 million music and video streams monthly, it’s no surprise that over 2 million audio and video tracks are downloaded monthly, users on the app can stream songs and videos at no charge, pay a fee for downloads or pay a reasonable daily, weekly, monthly or yearly subscription fee to save songs and videos for offline play. Boomplay Music supports all kinds of payment methods including mobile money, airtime or debit cards.
Boomplay Music is available on Google Play Store for all Android devices and non-Android users can visit www.boomplaymusic.com to enjoy all the features available on the app. It is preloaded on all TECNO and Itel devices.