UK Music launches diversity survey for music industry
British music body UK Music has launched an industry workforce diversity survey, with the aim of generating sturdy data on gender and ethnicity within UK music businesses. The survey’s launch came before today’s UK Music...
July 13, 2016
Amazon Prime Music making hay with older streamers in US
Pretty soon we’ll have to stop calling Amazon Prime Music an under-the-radar success – there is mounting evidence of its popularity, certainly in the US.
July 13, 2016
Spotify wants to know what its users think of Apple Music
Peter Kafka at Re/code has published details of a survey he was sent as a Spotify user in which the company asks those on its service what they think about both Apple in general and Apple Music in particular. He works through...
July 30, 2015
Eventbrite claims ‘streaming drives concert attendance’
Fans have been able to buy concert tickets through streaming services for some time now, but hard data on whether lots of them do has been thin on the ground. Now ticketing provider Eventbrite is talking up the links between...
July 16, 2015
Twitter and Facebook growing as a news source for Americans
The idea of Twitter and Facebook as news gatekeepers has been talked about widely in the media industry, but now the US-based Pew Research Center has put some figures to it. Its recent survey of more than 2,000 American adults...
July 15, 2015
MusicWatch study suggest students will pay for streaming music
US market research firm MusicWatch has published a new study based on a survey of 700 US college students, brandishing the results as proof that they may be more willing to pay for streaming music than is sometimes expected....
July 8, 2015
Study claims kids more interested in mobile video than TV
We sense the latest research from Miner & Co. won’t come as a surprise to many parents: it claims children are less interested in traditional TV than they are in watching video on handheld devices. In fact, its survey...
July 7, 2015
BitTorrent keen to stress that its users buy music too
BitTorrent’s bundles initiative has attracted some high-profile artists including Thom Yorke, Moby and Diplo, but there are still plenty of sceptics within the music industry. It’s less about confusing BitTorrent the...
November 25, 2014
Country survey suggests streaming drives sales
The US Country Music Association has published the results of a survey that it claims suggests streaming is a better driver of music sales than radio play. The details: of people who remembered hearing a new track in the...
November 25, 2014
UK study claims 83% of 16-24 year-olds use YouTube for music listening
Okay, tell us something we don’t know. But youth research firm Voxburner’s survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does at least provide some more figures on the familiar trend of YouTube as music-consumption...
August 30, 2014
UK LABELS / DISTRIBUTORS SURVEY – WIN AN IPAD MINI
Music Ally is carrying out a new industry survey of UK labels and distributors on behalf of the BPI. The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete and we are offering an iPad Mini to one of the survey respondents to be drawn...
August 21, 2014
Are YouTubers more influential than top musicians among US teens?
Variety brings news of an intriguing survey asking US teenagers who the most influential celebrities are. Only three of the top 10 are ‘traditional’ stars: late actor Paul Walker (sixth), actor Jennifer Lawrence...
August 18, 2014