Deezer creates a new channel focusing on Black culture
We wrote about Apple Music and Amazon Music's new playlists focusing on Black British music yesterday. Now Deezer is launching a new 'Black Culture' channel on its service, with a global focus and an emphasis on podcasts...
July 28, 2020
How many users do Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services have?
Sometimes the statistics around how many people are streaming music – and how many are paying for it – can lead to confusion and misinterpretation. Recently, for example, we've seen one story suggesting that Amazon...
July 28, 2020
Deezer claims $1.4bn valuation with TV Azteca partnership in Mexico
Deezer is doubling down on Latin America courtesy of a partnership with Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca that it says values the music streaming service at €1.3bn ($1.4bn). That's based on a $40m investment in Deezer by...
July 2, 2020
Deezer gets promotional push on Huawei’s AppGallery
Chinese technology firm Huawei is a controversial company in the west, but it is still hugely successful globally, having shipped 240m smartphones in 2019 alone. A trade ban with the US has meant the company can't preload...
June 26, 2020
Report: there were 400m music subscribers globally at end of Q1 2020
There were 341 million people using paid music subscriptions at the end of 2019, according to global music industry body the IFPI. Now we've got an update on that figure, albeit from a different source. Consultancy firm...
June 23, 2020
Report claims Spotify has overtaken Deezer in France
With 16 million monthly active users, Deezer is some way behind Spotify, but it’s still been able to see itself as the streaming leader in its homeland, France. Now a report from research firm Omdia suggests that...
June 16, 2020
Linkfire’s latest streaming data partnership is with Deezer
Music marketing firm Linkfire has announced a deal with Deezer to access data on what music listeners do after following one of its 'smart links' to the streaming service. Artists, labels and marketers using Linkfire will...
June 16, 2020
Deezer launches in Turkey with local catalogue and playlists
Streaming service Deezer has gone live in its latest market: Turkey. It’s launching with catalogue from local labels Arvupa & DMC as well as Sony Music, Universal Music, Pasaj Muzik, Seyhan Muzik, Poll Production...
May 26, 2020
Spinnin’ Records tracks go 360 Reality Audio for Deezer
Dance label Spinnin’ Records has launched a 52-track playlist on Deezer of tracks remastered for the 360 Reality Audio hi-res format. Billed as the “first ever 360 dance playlist on Deezer”, it includes...
May 20, 2020
Deezer drops its HiFi tier price to $14.99 a month
Has Amazon set the price ceiling for hi-res music streaming? When it launched its Amazon Music HD tier in September 2019, it set the price at $12.99 for Prime members and $14.99 for everyone else. Now Deezer has announced...
May 12, 2020
Deezer launches ‘Home Sessions’ from emerging artists
The latest lockdown-themed music streaming sessions come from Deezer, which launched its new ‘Home Sessions’ feature yesterday. It involves getting artists to record cover versions from their home studios, which are being...
May 8, 2020
Holy £*@!: Deezer uses AI to filter out song profanities
Spotify launched its Spotify Kids app partly to reassure parents that their children would not encounter ripe phraseology when streaming music. Now Deezer is also looking into the challenge of ensuring family listening doesn’t...
April 30, 2020