Labels body the IFPI publishes ‘Engaging with Music’ report
The IFPI has been surveying 43,000 people in 21 countries about their music habits for its latest ‘Engaging with Music’ report, which was published today.
October 21, 2021
Covid-19 ‘wiped out’ a third of jobs in the UK music industry
Industry body UK Music has published its latest 'This Is Music' annual report, and it has some sobering stats on Covid-19's impact on the British music industry.
October 19, 2021
Roblox expects to pay out $500m to its game makers in 2021
Roblox has been holding its annual developers conference this week, and it included some new stats on the ecosystem of individuals and companies building games for the platform.
October 15, 2021
UK-based Black Lives in Music Survey reveals troubling findings
A new report published by UK-based organisation Black Lives in Music has surveyed Black artists and industry people about their experiences of racism and discrimination at work.
October 14, 2021
eMarketer publishes latest figures on US digital audio listeners
Spotify could have more than 100 million listeners in the US by 2025, if research firm eMarketer’s latest predictions are on the mark.
October 13, 2021
Pandemic-reduced marketing costs fuel Beggars profits growth
Independent label Beggars Group has published its financial results for 2020 via Companies House in the UK. The filing, which was first reported on by MBW, reveals that Beggars’ revenues fell slightly from £63.1m...
October 12, 2021
DiMA report explores streaming habits of US Latin music fans
The representative body for music streaming services, DiMA, has published a report exploring the habits of fans of Latin music in the US.
October 7, 2021
Kids music brand Moonbug made $53.8m of revenues in 2020
Moonbug Entertainment is one of the biggest digital players in the kids music and animation industry. Financial results offer its latest figures.
October 7, 2021
TikTok revenues in Europe grew by 545% to $170.8m in 2020
We have some new official data on the growth of TikTok’s business, courtesy of financial results filed by its European subsidiary TikTok Information Technologies UK. First reported on by CNBC, the results can be accessed...
October 5, 2021
1 to the b(n): TikTok has more than 1bn monthly active users
If you don't know them, they're one to the bn, coming in hard, you better watch it, er, Instagram. Okay, that's enough TikTok viral rap references. The news is that the short-videos app has officially reached the milestone...
September 28, 2021
UK research on music creators’ digital earnings is out today
Earlier this week, the British government said that the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) would soon be publishing its report on music creator's earnings in the digital era. How soon? It's out this morning! To be...
September 23, 2021
Believe revenues up 33%, but it has fallen out with SNEP
Having gone public earlier this year, distributor Believe will be providing quarterly updates on its business. The latest came yesterday with its figures for the first half of 2021, during which its revenues grew by 33%...
September 16, 2021