7digital signs gaming deal as deputy CEO Downton departs
B2B digital-music firm 7digital’s latest deal sees it getting into the gaming market, courtesy of a partnership with a company called Music Powered Games. The deal was announced alongside the launch of MPG’s new app MuzArcade for...
March 8, 2019
7digital reaches €4m settlement over Juke music service
There has been some uncertainty around the relationship between B2B digital-music firm 7digital and retail group MediaMarktSaturn in recent months. In January it emerged that the companies were in talks over the future of...
March 4, 2019
7digital deputy CEO talks music and ‘the rise of the super aggregator’
The music industry may be enjoying its return to growth fuelled by streaming subscriptions, but it should not get carried away. That warning came from Pete Downton, deputy CEO at 7digital, speaking at Music Ally and Music...
January 23, 2019
MediaMarktSaturn mulls future for its Juke music-streaming service
B2B digital-music service 7digital published an update on its business on Friday, with three separate pieces of news. Among them, the news that 7digital is in talks with European retailer MediaMarktSaturn about the future...
January 7, 2019
7digital revenues grew by 52% in the first half of 2018
Hot on the heels of revealing its latest partnerships with Universal Music Group, B2B firm 7digital has published its financial results for the first half of the year. The company saw its revenues grow by 52% year-on-year...
September 28, 2018
7digital signs deals for three UMG ‘digital music products’
Business-to-business digital music firm 7digital has announced its latest contract wins, and all three of them are for the same, sizeable client. The British company has “entered into agreements with Universal Music Group...
September 24, 2018
7digital sees 50% revenue growth and a 33% reduction in operating losses in 2017
7digital has issued its financial results for the financial year 2017 and offered a view of its progress in the first half of 2018. The top line numbers include revenues growing 50% to £16.8m, a 74% jump in licensing revenues...
August 16, 2018
Triller licenses song-preview clips via 7digital deal
Social video app Triller has made its latest licensing move, via a partnership with B2B firm 7digital. The latter company says that the deal will “grant Triller access to previews for millions of songs from the world’s...
August 9, 2018
Music-streaming trends, from A&R to global/local evolution
At today’s Midem conference in Cannes, a pair of afternoon sessions at the event’s ‘Streaming Summit’ focused on some of the evolving trends around the music-streaming world. The first explored the question of...
June 5, 2018
7digital claims ‘positive’ start to 2018 with new contract wins
B2B digital-music firm 7digital has published a trading update for its business in the first quarter of this year, which it describes as “positive” for the company. “Trading in the first quarter matched the company’s...
April 23, 2018
Smart speakers’ impact on music: ‘I don’t think it can be overhyped…’
More than 26m smart speakers were shipped globally in 2017 according to research firm Futuresource, with the Amazon Echo and Google Home ranges proving popular devices. That was the spur for an event hosted by British...
March 21, 2018