Tag: market data
Emotional baggage: scientists pinpoint music’s 13 key feelings
Based on a survey of 2,500 people in the US and China listening to a variety of musical genres, research scientists at Berkeley have identified at least 13 emotions triggered by music across cultures. They are: amusing;...
January 8, 2020
Analysis: the music industry enters 2020 on a wave of growth – and optimism
Barring a major surprise, 2019 will have been the fifth straight year of growth for the global recorded music industry. Over those five years, its annual revenues have grown from $14.2bn to $19.1bn, taking it almost back...
January 3, 2020
In 2019, UK music-streaming spending passed £1bn for the first time
Consumer spending on music streaming in the UK passed the symbolic £1bn mark for the first time last year, according to figures published by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) today. Brits spent just over £1bn...
January 3, 2020
US and UK stats offer latest summaries of streaming growth
US industry body the RIAA has offered some stats from an upcoming last-decade report on the recorded music market in its homeland. Among them: the fact that streaming accounted for 80% of the market in 2019, up from a mere...
January 2, 2020
Report: Spotify has 36% market share of music-streaming subs
Spotify, Tencent Music and Pandora announce their subscriber figures on a quarterly basis, but other music-streaming services can be more selective about when they publish stats (if they do at all). Consultancy firm Midia...
December 9, 2019
CISAC report reveals growth in global music collections
CISAC, the global collecting-societies body, has published its annual 'Global Collections Report' setting out the collections of its 239 members in more than 120 countries. As ever, it's a useful counterpart to the IFPI's...
November 7, 2019
Report: North American music still tops for global playlists
Analytics firm Chartmetric has published its ‘Global Music Industry Data Report’ for the first half of 2019, digging in to data from platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Instagram and Shazam among others....
September 30, 2019
MusicWatch report claims 183m Americans now stream music
Hot on the heels of the RIAA’s mid-year figures (not to mention the IFPI’s Music Listening 2019 report) research firm MusicWatch is preparing for the release of its latest report on US music-listening habits....
September 27, 2019
Music listening in 2019: 10 takeaways from the IFPI’s new report
Global music-industry body the IFPI has published its latest 'Music Listening' report, for 2019, based on a survey of 34,000 people in 21 countries. Whereas the body's annual Global Music Report focuses on revenues, this...
September 24, 2019
Streaming now accounts for 95% of Latin-music market in the US
US trade body the RIAA has published its latest figures: a mid-year report on the US Latin music business. It reports that Latin recorded-music revenues grew by 13.5% to $232m in retail value (i.e. spending by listeners)...
September 18, 2019
US recorded-music business grew by 18% in first half of 2019
Pop the champagne corks! Well, if you’re one of Music Ally’s American readers reading this story at the start of your working day, perhaps leave that until… whatever time won’t get you sacked for too-early-in-the-day...
September 6, 2019
Smart speaker market may have declined in the US last quarter
If you’ve been following the smart-speakers market with interest, you’ll have seen this coming a few months ago: Chinese tech firm Baidu is now selling more of these devices than Google is. Well, that’s what research...
August 27, 2019