Kugou, QQ Music, and Kuwo are the top three online music mobile apps in China by MAU in March 2017. Kugou has close to 229 million monthly active users, closely followed by Tencent’s QQ Music with 211 million MAU.
163 Music (Netease) ranks the fourth, followed by Xiami, Baidu Music, Migu Music, and Alibaba Planet. Alibaba acquired Xiami in 2013 and folded it with another acquired Tiantian into one in 2015. It announced the formation of a division to focus on the music industry in 2015.