Youth-focused music streaming service Audiomack has reached music licensing agreements with both Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, Billboard has learned. The service previously struck a licensing agreement with Warner Music Group in Aug. 2019.
Since Dave Macli and David Ponte launched the service in 2012, Audiomack has helped break future superstars including Roddy Ricch and Rod Wave and debuted exclusive releases from the likes of Nicki Minaj, Eminem and Chance the Rapper. It has also become a major player on the African continent, recently hitting No. 1 on Apple’s App Store in the music category in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal and Kenya. It has additionally helped break several African stars, including Omah Lay and Davido, internationally.