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
7digital trading update shows 52% rise in revenues
B2B digital-music firm 7digital has issued a trading update showing strong growth in its full-year revenues. The company says it expects to report revenues of £17.3m for 2017, up 52% year-on-year. “Losses at Adjusted...
February 9, 2018
What do smart speakers and voice assistants REALLY mean for music?
Smart speakers like Amazon's Echo and Google Home are selling in their tens of millions, and it's becoming clear that voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant (and Apple's Siri once its HomePod device ships) will...
January 23, 2018
7digital signs contract with 8tracks as other clients launch
B2B digital-music firm 7digital has signed a contract with US streaming service 8tracks. The company says the deal has a minimum term of one year. 7digital has also signed a new contract with its largest shareholder, retailer...
January 15, 2018
7digital’s Pete Downton talks streaming, telcos, voice control and Apple
In the mid-2000s, Pete Downton had a PowerPoint presentation. It included a slide with a map of the world plotting Warner Music Group’s licensing partnerships with 40 mobile operators: a network with a theoretical reach...
December 14, 2017
7digital makes video news programme for Amazon’s Echo Show
7digital’s Entertainment News division is making the most of the screen that comes with Amazon’s Echo Show smart speaker. Just launched in the UK after its US debut earlier in the year, the Show has a seven-inch screen...
November 17, 2017