#1 music video community Musical.ly seals partnership with Globe

PHOTO CAPTION: Musical.ly President Alex Hofmann joined the Globe family all the way from the U.S. for the 11th Wonderful World with Globe to officially announce its first ever telco partnership.

Gives Filipinos access to a platform to enjoy their favorite hits and create their own videos

Musical.ly, the currently rated #1 music video community seals its first ever telco partnership with the Philippines’ #1 mobile brand, Globe. Musical.ly is the world’s fastest growing online video community for creating, sharing and discovering 15-second videos.

With this collaboration, Musical.ly and Globe aim to give the best online experience to customers through easy access to a platform that allows creation of original content, and published by users themselves.

Top Musical.ly PH musers are joined by (leftmost) Musical.ly Asia Marketing Manager Mauricio Lievana, (middle) Musical.ly US President Alex Hoffman and Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Dan Horan

“We are delighted to have this partnership with Musical.ly because their platform combines 2 of the biggest things that Filipinos love – music and original video creation. There are countless trending videos online showcasing how talented Filipinos express themselves through original content and Musical.ly will be an enjoyable platform for that,” says Globe Chief Commercial Officer, Albert de Larrazabal.

Musical.ly US President, Alex Hofmann also said that, “This partnership with Globe sets a global trend for us at Musical.ly. With a partnership focusing on consumer content, Musical.ly is sure to be the future of creation and engagement. With Globe we hope to provide a more seamless access to more Filipinos so they can enjoy the app right on their favorite device.”

Musical.ly President Alex Hofmann and Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu

On the Musical.ly app, community members or “musers” are young, creative and enthusiastic individuals who love to express themselves through social media. They create trends thru viral materials that generate traffic and trending topics on sites such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

The app allows users to shoot and upload their own material using Musical.ly’s online library of the best hits from a wide variety of music genres like hip-hop, themes like comedy, or movie clips with each lasting for about 15 seconds.

With a following that continues to grow organically since its launch in August 2014, Musical.ly now has over 100 million users globally and create over 10 million new musicals every day! It is currently ranked #1 in the app chart in more than 19 countries including US, UK, and Germany, and is also consistently within the top 50 apps in the App Store and Google Playstore since 2015.

Guests at the recent 11 th Wonderful World with Globe got to enjoy exploring the Musical.ly app and coming up with their own music videos

Globe customers can enjoy and try the Musical.ly app for FREE via Globe Switch as part of its exclusive hot deals. As a special limited-time launch treat, Globe is giving the first 500,000 Globe Switch users free 7-day access to the app of their choice! Users can avail of the "Special Launch Day Treat" option under the OFFERS tab to choose their free app.


Globe Switch is free and available for download on Google Playstore. To learn more about Globe Prepaid and its latest offers, visit www.globe.com.ph/Prepaid. Globe Switch is also available for TM subscribers.

About Musical.ly

#1 music video community. Musical.ly makes it easy and fun to create amazing videos and impress your friends. Simply select a sound and start lip syncing! Anyone can be an awesome singer with musical.ly! Select from millions of tracks or use music from your own device. Create lip sync videos to your favorite songs. Add cool video effects: filter, fast motion, slow motion, time lapse, reverse, and other "time machine" effects. Share your videos on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Vine to impress your friends and get likes! Save videos to your camera roll. Discover brilliant music videos created by the musical.ly community. Get likes from the musical.ly community and see how your music videos rank on the leaderboard.

About Globe Telecom

Globe Telecom is a leading full service telecommunications company in the Philippines, serving the needs of consumers and businesses across an entire suite of products and services including mobile, fixed, broadband, data connections, internet and managed services. Its principals are Ayala Corporation and Singtel who are acknowledged industry leaders in the country and in the region. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph. Follow Globe Telecom on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GlobePH as well as @EnjoyGlobe on Twitter and Instagram.

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