Stingray partners with TikTok to bring TikTok Radio to millions of homes in Canada and the United States

Bringing the best music, artists and music videos from TikTok to on-demand playlists across multiple platforms

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MONTREAL, Feb. 23. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading music, media and technology company, today announced a partnership with ICT Tac, the leading mobile short-form video destination, to launch TikTok Radio. The collaboration will bring the hottest music and artists from TikTok to Stingray’s ever-growing audience across multiple platforms.

TikTok Radio, the highly anticipated audio music channel, is launching on Stingray Music in millions of homes across the United States today and Canada tomorrow, on TV, web and mobile. Listeners will enjoy hearing the music the TikTok community loves, including viral hits, throwbacks, and songs from the next generation of rising stars. To truly reflect the TikTok experience, the channel will also feature trending sounds and features from some of TikTok’s popular artists and creators. The curated channel will be updated several times a week with songs from various TikTok charts like “Top of the Week”, “Top of the Year”, and “Top New Songs”. Additionally, a TikTok Radio playlist will be available worldwide in Air Canada’s in-flight entertainment system.

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Starting next month, viewers who have access to Stingray Music Videos On Demand through the TV app can also tune into the TikTok Radio playlist featuring music videos of songs that are currently trending on TikTok. The service is widely distributed by most television providers in Canada and a variety of television providers in the United States.

Additionally, Canadian radio listeners will enjoy hearing “The TikTok Trend” on The Stingray Hit List Countdown and “Katie & Ed’s TikTok Pick” on The Night Show with Katie & Edtwo radio shows that will feature tracks that are making waves on TikTok every week.

“Stingray has proven to be a go-to destination for music fans who want access to all the music they love and discover exciting new musical horizons,” said Mathieu Péloquin, Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Communications at Stingray. “TikTok undeniably influences music trends and pop culture. We’re excited to be working with TikTok to bring their groundbreaking content to our growing audience. This partnership shows our commitment to providing new and innovative content to our users.

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“TikTok Radio has been a huge success, and we’re thrilled to partner with one of the world’s leading music distributors to bring some of the best music, artists, creators and trends to millions of homes across Canada and the United States.,” noted Dan Page, Global Business Development Manager, New Screens, TikTok. “TikTok is redefining the way fans discover and rediscover music, and this collaboration with Stingray will allow more people to tap into the culture and trends that are starting on our platform.”

Music fans can listen to TikTok Radio on the Stingray Music app available for iOS and Android, the Stingray Music web player, linear TV channels, and TV apps distributed across Canada and the United States via streaming service providers. television such as Optimum and Suddenlink by Altice, AT&T U-verse TV, Bell, Cogeco, Rogers, Shaw and Videotron.

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About Stingray
Montreal-based Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading global music, media and technology company with more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio TV channels, over 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD TV channels, FAST channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music and music apps, which have been downloaded more than 160 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 160 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com

For more information please contact:
Frederique Gagnier
Public Relations Manager
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[email protected]
1 514 664-1244, extension 2689

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