Tag: market data
Nearly 8.3m Brits were music-streaming subscribers in January
While recent ERA and BPI figures have made much of the growth in revenue and consumption of music streaming services in the UK, they didn’t explains how many people in Britain pay for a music subscription. Now we have...
March 5, 2018
YouTube targeted as German music revenues show slight decline
We’ve already seen strong recorded-music revenue growth in the 2017 figures from a number of countries, but Germany isn’t among them. Stats published yesterday by industry body BVMI revealed that recorded music generated...
March 2, 2018
New report quantifies the independent US creative economy
A new report published by a lobbying coalition called Re:Create – we’ll get to who that is in a bit – is trying to put some numbers to the independent creative economy in the US. The report is deliberately narrow...
February 19, 2018
eMarketer claims Facebook is losing more younger users
‘Young people are ditching Facebook’ is a tech-industry trope that’s been running for at least five years now, without yet having an obvious impact on the social network’s growth or revenues. However, eMarketer’s...
February 12, 2018
eMarketer claims YouTube is ‘close to saturation’ in the UK
Research firm eMarketer has published some data for YouTube viewership in the UK, claiming that more than 90% of people classed as ‘digital video viewers’ regularly visit the service. “In 2018, 40.4 million people,...
February 5, 2018
Amazon Prime Music hot on Spotify’s heels in Germany
Research company Midia Research has published its latest report, produced for client LyricFind, which understandably focuses mostly on the role lyrics could play in the music-streaming market. But the white paper has some...
January 17, 2018
17% of VC-backed startups have at least one woman as a founder
A study conducted by CrunchBase has found that only 17% of startups receiving their initial round of venture funding in 2017 had at least one woman as a founder. What’s more, that percentage has stayed static since 2012,...
January 16, 2018
Pandora was fourth top non-game app for revenue in 2017
Pandora was the fourth biggest non-game app across Android and iOS in 2017 in terms of revenues, according to app analytics firm SensorTower’s end-of-year report. Its analysis of in-app purchases ranks Pandora behind...
January 15, 2018
NPR / Edison: One in six Americans now own a smart speaker
January has already seen a flurry of new research into smart speakers, timed to coincide with the CES show in Las Vegas. The latest example comes from NPR and Edison Research, who surveyed 1,816 Americans in November and...
January 15, 2018
Futuresource estimates that 25m smart speakers shipped in 2017
Research firm Futuresource has put a number to the burgeoning smart-speakers market: 25m units shipped globally in 2017. The company claims that was a rise of 30% year-on-year, although the US and UK accounted for 95%...
January 10, 2018
Accenture sees strong growth for smart speakers in 2018
It’s clearly the time of year for people to be making bullish smart-speaker predictions: Accenture is the latest to throw its hat into the ring. Its ‘Time to Navigate the Super Myway’ report (ouch!) includes plenty...
January 9, 2018