Tag: market data
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
eMarketer says teens are ditching Facebook in France and Germany
It feels like people have been predicting a ‘teen flight’ from Facebook for years now – probably because they have. eMarketer is the latest research firm trying to back up the theory with some actual data, this time...
August 15, 2019
Mobile phones will beat TV for Americans’ time this year
Research firm eMarketer has predicted a tipping point for Americans’ entertainment habits this year. “For the first time ever, US consumers will spend more time using their mobile devices than watching TV, with smartphone...
June 6, 2019
Goldman Sachs: annual streaming revenues will be $37.2bn in 2030
When Goldman Sachs published its ‘Music In The Air’ report in 2017, predicting trade revenues from paid streaming of $28bn by 2030, it sparked excitement and controversy in equal measure – the latter once people wondered...
June 6, 2019
Music streaming in 2019: radio rivalry, Spotify sustainability and ‘west versus east’
Streaming was the big driver behind the recorded-music industry’s 9.7% growth in 2018, according to the IFPI. In fact, streaming revenues grew by 34% to $8.9bn, accounting for 47% of the global total. At the end of 2018,...
June 4, 2019
Study explores the market status of dance-music in 2018
An estimated 1.5 billion people were listening to dance music in 2018, making it the third most-popular musical genre behind pop and rock. That’s one of the key figures in the latest IMS Business Report, which draws stats...
May 23, 2019