DistroKid beta tests a music video distribution service
Music distributor DistroKid has a new off-shoot: DistroVid. As the name suggests, it's focusing on music videos rather than audio tracks.
May 6, 2022
Tencent Music to help Chinese artists distribute globally
Tencent Music has been working with independent artists for some time now, attracting more than 300,000 to its Tencent Musician platform by the end of 2021.
April 28, 2022
TuneCore reaches new milestone of $2.5bn artist payouts
Distributor TuneCore has now paid out more than $2.5bn to artists in royalties since the company was founded in 2006.
April 26, 2022
After buying Tidal, Block invests in music distributor Stem
Music distributor and payments firm Stem is raising money again: a $20m funding round led by VC firm QED Investors.
April 19, 2022
WMG steps up its MENA business with Qanawat acquisition
Warner Music Group has made its latest move in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with a planned acquisition of distributor Qanawat Music.
March 22, 2022
CMA officially clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL
UK competition regulator the CMA has officially cleared Sony Music's acquisition of AWAL, following its provisional approval of the deal in February.
March 17, 2022
TikTok gets into music distribution with SoundOn launch
TikTok is already many things to many people, but now it is adding a couple of strings to its bow for musicians specifically: distribution and marketing services.
March 10, 2022
CMA provisionally clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL
UK competition watchdog the CMA has published its provisional decision on Sony Music's acquisition of distributor and artist services company AWAL.
February 11, 2022
Music distribution trends: evolution, expansion and education
Yesterday's keynote from Mark Mulligan at the NY:LON Connect conference was followed by a panel about the future of music distribution.
January 19, 2022
The future of music distribution: emerging markets, social and more
Emerging markets will represent the majority of global music subscribers by 2026, according to Midia Research MD Mark Mulligan.
January 19, 2022
WMG buys majority stake in African distributor Africori
Warner Music Group has revealed its latest strategic move in Africa: a majority stake in distributor Africori.
January 12, 2022