Malaysian Music Trends & Habit Review in 2019 by JOOX

The total streaming time by JOOX users in Malaysia is equivalent to flying around the world on a plane for 19 million times

As 2019 draws to an end, let’s take a look back at what we’ve been through this past year! Do you recall what your favourite song, artist or live broadcast show is? JOOX unveils the 2019 music playlist roundup in Malaysia, and also reveals local JOOX users’ music preferences, habits, interactions on karaoke and live broadcasts. Let’s get this started!

How well do you know about Malaysian’s music preferences and habits?


JOOX understands how the music streaming habits of its Malaysian users reflect on their daily lives and sleeping time. Two peak hours of when local JOOX users listen to music were recorded – at 5pm daily, and 11pm before bed. JOOX also discovered that most Malaysians like to listen to music on Friday, where songs streamed is much higher than any other day. Other interesting music habits include:

  • The most active JOOX user in 2019 listened to songs for an average of 19 hours per day over the past year.
  • Taking a 3-minute song as calculation, the total streaming time by JOOX Malaysia users is equivalent to flying around the world on a plane for 19 million times.


Let’s take a look at the “2019 English Top Hits”, made up of this year’s greatest smashers! (In no particular order)


Top 3 Most Streamed Male Artists:

·       Alan Walker

·       Ed Sheeran

·       Shawn Mendes

Top 3 Most Streamed Female Artists

·       Ariana Grande

·       Billie Ellish

·       Dato Siti Nurhaliza

Top 3 Most Streamed Bands

·       BTS


·       Seventeen



Top 10 Most Streamed Songs (in no particular order):


·       On My Way – Alan Walker ft Sabrina Carpenter

·       Sumpah – Naim Daniel

·       Kill This Love – BLACKPINK

·       Señorita – Shawn Mendes ft Camila Cabello

·       It’s You – Ali Gatie

·       Alalala Sayang – Azarra Band

·       Kisah Cinta Kita – Hafiz Suip

·       작은 것들을 위한 시 (Boy with Luv)  – BTS

·       Moonlight – Ali Gatie

·       Donde – Andi Bernadee


Enjoy all-around music entertainment, including music streaming, karaoke singing, watching live and interacting with your beloved idols and fellow JOOX users  


JOOX currently has an extensive library of over 30 million tracks, allowing users to enjoy music anytime, anywhere via the JOOX mobile and desk app or its website. What’s more, JOOX users can also sing karaoke, watch live, share their favourite song list, record and post videos, send gifts and interact with idols via the K-function.


As of today, JOOX has already invited 66 artists to sing with fans via JOOX Karaoke function. 1,273,621 karaoke songs have been uploaded to JOOX over the past year. Moreover, a total of 295,983 gifts, equivalent to RM 59,012.93, have been sent by fans to the hidden “karaoke diva” on JOOX.


The top 5 most sung songs :

  • Top 1: Kemarin – Seventeen
  • Top 2: Cinta Luar Biasa – Andmesh Kamaleng
  • Top 3: Sumpah – Naim Daniel
  • Top 4: Perasaanku – Fieya Julia
  • Top 5: Kisah Cinta Kita – Hafiz Suip


JOOX also found out that Malaysian users love interacting with singers and other karaoke lovers on the platform. In fact, the most active user has given out 56,000+ likes and 77,000+ comments in one whole year!


Cheering for K-Pop Idols via Livestreaming


When it comes to the most popular genres among Malaysians, K-Pop will always stay on the list! JOOX Malaysia users listen to K-Pop music, watch Korean music awards and other programs on the platform. In December, JOOX has livestreamed Melon Music Awards (MMA) and Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), with the latter having accumulated almost 659,600 views on JOOX with 137,345 gifts being sent out by fans.


Moreover, JOOX has offered exclusive livestreams of the hottest music shows across different regions, including “WINNER EVERYWHERE TOUR ENCORE IN SEOUL”, “iKON CONTINUE TOUR ENCORE IN SEOUL”, Seoul Music Awards, “M countdown” in January, as well as Korean Talent Show “PRODUCE X 101” in May.


Stay tuned for more music, events and programmes in 2020, brought to you by JOOX!


Enjoy your favourite music and live performances anytime, anywhere by downloading the JOOX app on mobile and desktop on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, or access the JOOX website. Download now to start your premium music journey today!

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