Tag: latin america
Deezer signs Globoplay deal and expands podcasts tab rollout
Latin America has long been a key set of territories for Deezer, and now the streaming service is doubling down in Brazil with a new media partnership. It’s with a big player too: video streaming company Globoplay. Its...
April 22, 2021
Chartmetric tracks cumbia, trap corrida, guaracha electrónica
We’re fans of the big data dives being done by analytics firms like Chartmetric and Soundcharts. The former company has just published the third in its series of posts tracking the evolution of Latin American music...
April 8, 2021
TuneCore’s latest expansion is focused on Latin America
Distributor TuneCore’s global expansion continues, after a busy 12 months that has seen it open offices or sign partnerships in India, China, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and Nigeria. Next on the Believe-owned company’s...
March 12, 2021
Despacito is still doing 1.4m YouTube views a day in 2020
YouTube announced the latest milestone for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s ‘Despacito’ yesterday: its official music video has become the first ever video to reach 7bn views on YouTube. Another stat from the announcement...
October 16, 2020
Covid-19’s music impact: views from Latin America, China and Nigeria
Music Ally's Sandbox Summit Global online conference began today with some quickfire talks on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the music industry in Latin America, China and Nigeria. Noemí Planas, network development...
September 21, 2020
Amazon Music gets Latin music hub and exclusive Neil Young EP
Amazon Music is the latest streaming service to make a concerted push around music from Latin America, with its new 'Amazon Music Lat!n' hub. It will offer a mix of Latin playlists, original/exclusive tracks, interview and...
September 21, 2020
TuneCore expands into Brazil and Russia with new offices
One of the music distribution trends of recent years has been aggressive geographic expansion, as distributors look to gain footholds in burgeoning new markets for music streaming – or those anticipated to grow rapidly...
September 16, 2020
Universal Music signs global deal with reggaeton star Daddy Yankee
"I am independent today. I was manufacturing by myself and distributing by myself. I was making money by myself," said Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee when he appeared at the Midem conference in 2017. Asked what...
September 11, 2020
WMG’s ADA sets up new ADA Latin division in Miami
Warner Music Group's in-house indie distributor ADA Worldwide has a new offshoot: ADA Latin. It'll be based in Miami, but will oversee Latin America, Latin music in the US and activities in Spain and Portugal. ADA has...
July 28, 2020
MUdaL – Digital Transformation in Latin America – event summary
The first edition of MUdaL was a great success – fostering new thinking, initiatives and connections for the region during these difficult times. (Translated from Spanish: Spanish language version) MUdaL managed to...
July 24, 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