Music Ally Report 314: Cautious regrowth
Our lead feature looks beyond the IFPI’s global sales numbers for 2012. Revenues may have gone up for the first time since 1999 (albeit by 0.3%), but the business is not out of the woods yet. In some markets (Norway,...
March 6, 2013
Next Big Sound releases ‘State of Online Music’ report
Music analytics firm Next Big Sound has published its end-of-year report for 2012, with a blizzard of stats around online music growth and social activity around it.
January 16, 2013
Music Ally Report 306: The comeback kid
Our lead feature peeks behind the curtain of the new-look Myspace and tests out its shiny new features and layout. In 2005, it was the hottest service in the world but its time under the control of News Corp. saw it slip...
November 21, 2012
Vevo tops 18m app downloads as mobile drives growth
Vevo's latest US Music Video Viewership Report says that 40bn music videos were watched globally between July 2011 and June 2012.
September 12, 2012
Music Ally Report: Pirate Booty
Our lead looks at the recent research by Google and PRS for Music investigating the lucrative business models around pirate sites. While it may still fuel continued criticism of Google's search and advertising business,...
July 5, 2012
Music Ally Report: New Fund Glory
Our lead considers the merits of crowd-funding as an alternative to the traditional label system, and asks whether the success of bigger artists using this model can pay off for emerging acts too.
May 24, 2012
Music Ally Report: The Privacy Problem (Issue 287)
Music Ally's latest report: The Privacy Problem. Covering all the latest deals,stats and insight over the past two weeks
February 16, 2012
135m people now playing games in the US
Park Associates claim that 135m people now play for at least one hour a month, up 241% on 56m back in 2008. The report notes that 17% of all these gamers have downloaded a smartphone game, while 80% play free-to-play games...
February 9, 2012
Music Ally Report : Cannes you dig it? (Issue 286)
Our lead looks at the key learnings from this year's Midem and how the event reflected the wider themes in the music business which we have broken down as follows:
February 3, 2012
Country Profile: Canada
A country profile of Canada taken from the Music Ally, bi-weekly report.
October 27, 2011
What Mark Mulligan did next…
Music industry analyst Mark Mulligan left Forrester Research earlier this year, so what's he up to now? Well, one thing is working on a report, which he's given more information about on his blog. "I am currently writing...
August 17, 2011