SOME BIG NEWS:
Tunezy, a commerce platform for entertainers, has entered an agreement to be purchased by SFX Entertainment, the largest global producer of live events focused on electronic music culture (EMC). Since January 2012, Tunezy has been committed to helping musicians and fans connect over custom music experiences. The concept earned Tunezy coveted awards with Billboard Music and Canadian Music Week.
"We are very excited to be joining SFX Entertainment to further our passion to help musicians connect with fans around the world,” said Fung. “With the phenomenal growth of electronic music culture over the last few years, there is no doubt that we are joining a company that will create fun and authentic events and initiatives for music lovers. We believe that the company’s aspirations to revolutionize the music industry aligns strongly with our vision."
What’s that mean for our Tunezy users? We’ll still be offering the same service, and the site will continue to support musicians and artists in their quest to making a good living via experiences.
Be sure to learn more about our recent news through our press release: http://tnzy.co/TunezySFXRelease
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Tunezy, is an award-winning social media company led by CEO Derrick Fung, focused on connecting music artists with their fans. Tunezy has worked with thousands of content creators with a combined following of over 10 million fans, including musicians, vloggers and online personalities.
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