October 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Apple reported its latest quarterly financials last night, and as results go they were pretty stonking. The company's revenues rose 12.3% year-on-year to $42.1bn for the quarter, while its net profit rose...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s latest set of quarterly financial results is a familiar story of very big numbers, but there’s a longer-term trend that’s making some analysts chatter. First, the numbers: Google’s revenues...

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October 13th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


SoundCloud’s latest financial results have been published and they show growing losses even before the company inks licensing deals with major labels and publishers. SoundCloud’s revenues grew by...

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October 8th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Amid the regular arguments about whether streaming music pays off for artists, another important question sometimes gets forgotten: does streaming music even pay off for the companies that provide it? To...

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September 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Shazam has published its latest set of accounts, for the last six months of 2013, and they reveal widening losses at the company. Shazam reported £16.9m ($27.5m) of revenues for the half-year period,...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Has the bubble burst for the world’s most lucrative mobile game? Publisher King announced its latest quarterly financials yesterday, fuelled by Candy Crush Saga. On the surface, the numbers are still...

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August 15th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


EDM-focused entertainment firm SFX Entertainment's revenues nearly tripled year-on-year in the last quarter, but its losses grew too. The public company published its latest financial results yesterday,...

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August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Delivery Agent, which is based around shopping via smart TV, is moving into music with the acquisition of Musictoday, a merchandise fulfillment company with over 500 acts on its books – including U2,...

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August 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Live Nation reported its latest financial results last night, with a 1% fall year-on-year to $1.67bn driven by a 2% drop in concerts income to $1.17bn. However, the company saw its ticketing revenues...

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