Music streaming platforms and self-releasing musicians: the case of China

Qu, S, Hesmondhalgh, D and Xiao, J (2021) Music streaming platforms and self-releasing musicians: the case of China. Information, Communication & Society. pp. 1-17. ISSN 1369-118X



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Keywords: Chinese music industries; music streaming platforms; musical labour; digitalisation of music; self-releasing musicians
  • Accepted: 11 August 2021
  • Published (online): 8 September 2021
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Media & Communication (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2021 10:09
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2021 09:14
Status: Published online
Publisher: Routledge
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