October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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App analytics firm App Annie has launched its first ever ‘Music Index’, which aggregates downloads and revenues data from Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play for music apps. The company’s blog post announcing the index provides a few useful data points, including claims of growing engagement with the category. “From August 2013 to August 2014, time spent in music apps grew 79%, resulting in an increase of 64 minutes per month,” explains the post.

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Features

October 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We know some big statistics about YouTube: it attracts 1bn unique users a month, for example, and it has paid out more than $1bn to rightsholders through its Content ID program. But...

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Comment

October 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Have you read Dan Brooks’ opinion piece about streaming music in the New York Times yet? If not, you should: it’s already sparked plenty of chatter from music fans and...

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Podcast

February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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