Musical.ly

Musical.ly is a global social network related to music, allowing music lovers to play with their favorite songs, create musical contents (e.g. music videos), and engage with musicians/bands.

StateClosed
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBytedance
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2015
Websitemusical.ly
Musical.ly was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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Musical.ly Office Locations

Musical.ly has an office in San Francisco
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Musical.ly Financials and Metrics

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In total, Musical.ly had raised $146.9 m. Musical.ly is a subsidiary of Bytedance

Musical.ly Operating Metrics

Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Aug, 2017Nov, 2017

Daily Video Uploads

12 m

Monthly Active Users

40 m60 m

Registered Users

130 m200 m215 m
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Musical.ly Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Live.lyJune 13, 2018

Musical.ly Online and Social Media Presence

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Musical.ly News and Updates

The life of TikTok head Alex Zhu, the Musical.ly cofounder in charge of Gen Z's beloved video-sharing app

TikTok, the viral video-sharing app, is headed up by Alex Zhu, as revealed in a recent New York Times profile. Zhu is the cofounder and former co-CEO of Musical.ly, a US lip-syncing app that TikTok's parent company ByteDance acquired for $1 billion, then shut down and merged into TikTok in 2018. …

UPDATE 4-TikTok's Musical.ly deal needs U.S. national security review -senator

Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a U.S. national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co's acquisition of Musical.ly, arguing TikTok is used by the Chinese government to censor politically sensitive content.

Musical.ly investor bets on internet radio with $17M deal for Korea’s Spoon Radio

One of the early backers of Musical.ly, the short video app that was acquired for $1 billion, is making a major bet that internet radio is one of the next big trends in media. Goodwater Capital, one of a number of backers that won big when ByteDance acquired Musical.ly last year, has joined forces w…

This Song Quiz Will Reveal Which Musical.ly Star You Are

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Musical.ly Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Musical.ly founded?

    Musical.ly was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Musical.ly competitors?

    Competitors of Musical.ly include BandLab, WeHeartIt and Cre8tor.App.

  • Where are Musical.ly offices?

    Musical.ly has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Musical.ly have?

    Musical.ly has 1 office.