The largest Chinese legit music download website top100.cn is officially launched today in Beijing, China. It is the first largest Chinese online music store which sells around one million tracks to more than one hundred million internet users and potentially four hundred millions mobile users in China.
top100.cn, owned by Orca Digital Inc, is founded by Mr. Gary G. Chen (Chen Ge), Mr. Yao Ming and Mr. Erik Zhang.
top100.cn programs over one million tracks of music products into different Top100 categories based on region, genre, function, theme, mood and other creative methods. It well introduces the best selected worldwide music to every Chinese music fan in Chinese and let Chinese music consumers easily find the music they want. That is how top100.cn distinguishes from other big online music stores like iTunes.
With the emerging of digital contents industry in China, top100.cn has established strategic cooperation relationship with many business partners, like Shanda Entertainment (NASDAQ: SNDA), a leading interactive entertainment media company in China and sina.com (NASDAQ: SINA), one of the largest internet portals. top100.cn is also under in-depth discussions with mobile operators, search engine companies, mobile and mp3 player manufacturers and related IT companies.
top100.cn has established national multiple sales channels. JunNet, the biggest digital contents point card distributor in China, is an exclusive proxy to distribute Top100 music point card through its national-wide marketing channels. Over twenty thousand websites and one thousand local information harbors become top100.cn affiliate sales partners for long term promotion, marketing and sales.
top100.cn has gained full supports from international and local music industry, international and local copyrights societies, and also Chinese government.
John Kennedy, Chairman of IFPI, said to CEO Gary G. Chen in a meeting:¡± we are keen to see your service available in China as soon as possible.¡± Mr, Guoxiong Liu, the Chairman of China Audio Video Association (CAVA) and new founded China Audio Video Copyright Collective Management Society, commented:¡± Legal environment is already mature and consummated in the Internet area in China, we will fully support legit music business like top100.cn.
Ms. Caroline Chow, EMI (HK) New Media Manager, said:¡± top100.cn has in-depth knowledge of music products, understand perfectly about Chinese music market and they are so clear about their vision of building up Top100 music branding in China.¡± ¡°Top100 is definitely a great idea, and I really like it. top100.cn has made enormous efforts in terms of creating values for both music labels and Chinese music fans.¡± praised by Ms. Jami Yang, SonyBMG General Manager, Digital Business China.
top100.cn entered into licensing agreements with major music labels, such as EMI, SonyBMG and also international and domestic independent record labels, like Sanctuary Record Group, China Record Corporation, and many others.
Nearly forty best selling artists congratulated the launch of top100.cn, including Jay Zhou (Zhou Jielun)£¬Leehom Wang (Wang Lihong), Xie Tingfeng, Qi Qin, Gu Juji and so on.
Gary G. Chen, CEO of top100.cn said confidently:¡± we believe that within three years more than one hundred million internet users and four hundred million mobile users can easily find and purchase the music they want from top100.cn and hopefully Top100 will be the best music brand in China. Most importantly, we believe top100.cn can create value and will benefit music creators and artists, music labels, copyright owners and all Chinese music consumers.