Riyadh, KSA – 12 December 2023 – Anghami Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGH), the leading music and entertainment audio platform in the MENA region, continues to showcase its dedication to the Saudi music scene during its participation in the 3rd edition of XP Music Futures, a three-day conference held in Riyadh on 7, 8 & 9 December.
The conference, centered around the four key pillars of Talent, Scene, Impact, and Innovation, provided a strategic platform for industry players to delve into discussions shaping the future of music in the region. Anghami, recognized for its commitment to nurturing Saudi talent, actively contributed to panel discussions, reinforcing its role in steering the industry towards more innovation and growth.
An exciting highlight of the event was the “Demo Lab,” a space dedicated to showcasing cutting-edge innovations, creativity, and services in the music industry. Anghami seized the opportunity with an engaging demo booth, spotlighting its latest features and offering, including ‘Sing Along’ feature from Anghami Gold, and presenting exclusive merchandise. The booth garnered significant interest from artists, labels, and media, leading to numerous discussions on potential collaborations and initiatives.
With a dedicated mission to build bridges within the industry, XP Music Futures offered various talks, spaces for active learning, and opportunities for young talents to share their experiences. Additionally, the ‘XP Night’ program featured over 150 artists in live performances, events, and exhibitions, providing a dynamic backdrop to the conference. The panels that involved Anghami’s participation included: Making music with AI, Maintaining a Thriving Grassroots Culture, Dolby Atmos: From Mix to Playback Past, and Present and Future of Music Distribution.
Eddy Maroun, Co-founder of Anghami, commented: “We’ve witnessed an impressive rise of local talents, and our mission in supporting emerging artists goes beyond just words. With the support of Saudi leadership and the Saudi Music Commission, we’re proudly contributing to this ever-evolving journey and aligning ourselves with the boundless ambitions of Saudi Arabia.”
Today, Anghami’s strategic involvement in XP Music Futures solidifies its leading position in the regional and Saudi music scene. This engagement builds on Anghami’s track record, including regional initiatives like MOJA, Sound of Saudi, Show Stopperz, and Sawt Jdeed program and more, and its ongoing collaborations with the Saudi Music Commission further demonstrate Anghami’s commitment in nurturing aspirations beyond regional boundaries.
About Anghami Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGH):
The first, most established, and fastest growing music technology platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, Anghami is the go-to destination for Arabic and International music, podcasts and entertainment. With an extensive ecosystem of music, podcasts, events, and more, Anghami provides the tools for anyone to create, curate, and share their voice with the world.
Launched in 2012, Anghami was the first music-streaming platform in MENA to digitize the region’s music. Today, it has the largest catalog comprising more than 100 million songs and licensed content from leading Arabic labels, independent artists, and global distributors, available for 120 million registered users. Anghami has established 40+ telco partnerships to facilitate subscriptions and customer acquisitions, in parallel to building long-term relationships with, and featuring music from, major music labels including Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and the Merlin Network. Anghami is constantly licensing and producing new and original content. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Anghami has offices in Beirut, Dubai, Cairo, and Riyadh and operates in 16 countries across MENA. It has recently expanded into the US and Canada, with Europe in the pipeline. It is the only service available in English, Arabic, and French, and remains close to its customer base, not only thanks to its pan-regional presence but also via the 56 million user data points it generates every day.
To learn more about Anghami, please visit: https://anghami.com