The top grossing non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021 was TikTok with close to $128 million in user spending, 3.8 times its revenue in January 2020. Approximately 82 percent of TikTok’s revenue was from Douyin in China, followed by 8 percent from the United States and 2 percent from Turkey. The full ranking of the top grossing non-gaming apps for January 2021 is above. App revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.
Piccoma was the second highest earning non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021 with more than $96 million in gross revenue, 6.9 times its revenue in January 2020. All of Piccoma’s revenue was from Japan. The next top grossing app was YouTube, followed by Tinder and Tencent Video.
Want to see how the rankings compared to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Apps Worldwide for December 2020 here.
Store Intelligence users can see app revenue and app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between January 1, 2021 and January 31, 2021 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.
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