We, like many in the music industry, have wondered whether Shazam’s move into TV and advertising would take its focus away from music. The thrust of its product development over the last year has provided reassurance on that score: music remains core to Shazam’s community, even if it’s not so dominant in terms of its income. Its latest new features are significant on multiple fronts for the music industry, though. First: Shazam is going to start making “Shazam Counts” public for songs...
June 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
June 29th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde
Here are interesting slides from a Nielsen presentation at the recent EDMbiz Conference & Expo in Las Vegas which claims that just over 3% of annual consumer spend on...
March 31st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
As things stand, there are three ways to make meaningful revenues from streaming music: First, be an artist popular enough to rack up tens of millions (or ideally hundreds...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
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