Apple hails services growth in 2021 with 745m subscriptions
Don't get too excited: the company's report doesn't include any update on the 60 million Apple Music subscribers figure it announced back in June 2019.
January 11, 2022
One-off ‘non-DSP’ payments fuelling major labels’ revenue surge
The three major labels' revenues could have grown by 29% in 2021 according to new number-crunching by Midia Research.
January 10, 2022
Spotify notched up 107.9bn hours of music listening in 2021
Spotify has published a stats roundup for what 2021 looked like for artists on its platform, and one figure jumped out at us straight away...
December 14, 2021
Report: NFT sales in 2021 totalled over $26.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency
Chainalysis, a company that analyses blockchain technology and provides data to banks and governments, has launched a detailed NFT market report, with some useful insights into the space.
December 7, 2021
UMG revenues grew 16.1% year-on-year to €2.15bn in Q3 2021
Freshly minted as a public company, Universal Music Group published its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, with revenues up 16.1% year-on-year to €2.15bn
October 28, 2021
Senior Product Manager, Content Systems – SiriusXM & Pandora – Oakland, NYC, LA, Remote
Main Job Description: Position Summary: SiriusXM & Pandora are seeking an experienced Senior Product Manager who is well-versed in digital music data exchange to lead and oversee implementation of new features...
October 26, 2021
SCAPR report reveals €664.4m of payouts to performers in 2020
The Societies' Council for the Collective Management of Performers' Rights (SCAPR) has published its own executive report this month, based on figures from its 57 members in 42 countries.
October 26, 2021
Snapchat financials reveal it now has 306m daily active users
Snapchat's parent company Snap published its latest financial results yesterday, for the third quarter of 2021, with 306 million daily active users.
October 22, 2021
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
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
Music Ally Report :: Q3 2021 – music/tech startups focus
In this report, we’ve rounded up 60 startups that we think are particularly worthy of your attention. This is not a “best new startups of 2021” list – instead, it’s a snapshot of our view of this ecosystem: these...
October 14, 2021