Country Profile – Mexico 2021
The strength of the Mexican music industry is well known – but could Regional Mexican provide the country with another global boost?
August 4, 2021
Regional Mexican tracks generated 1.8bn Spotify streams in 2020
We enjoyed analytics firm Chartmetric’s recent three-part series exploring the streaming growth of regional Latin music, using data from Deezer among other DSPs. Now Spotify is talking about the success of one particular...
May 12, 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
Deezer says Mexico market share is higher than CIU study claimed
Last month we reported on a study of the Mexican music streaming market by research firm The CIU, and in our analysis suggested that Deezer might have a bigger market share there than the report was estimating. It turns...
February 9, 2021
Study: Spotify has 80.7% of Mexico’s music streaming market
We’ve known Spotify was big in Mexico for some time now, but a new study claims that the company has an 80.7% share of the music streaming market there. The study comes from The Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU),...
January 28, 2021
Mariachi, Banda and more: how regional Mexican music streams
Analytics firm Chartmetric is embarking on a multi-part deep dive into ‘the rise of regional Latin music’, starting with Mexican music genres. Based on data from services including Deezer, it suggests that genres...
January 12, 2021
Totally Mexico: Deezer reports strong growth in usage
Latin America has long been one of Deezer’s strongest territories outside its homeland France. Now the company says that its active usage in Mexico grew by 20% in three months this summer, thanks to its partnership...
December 14, 2020
Mexico now has around 20m users of music streaming services
With its capital city famously hailed by Spotify as “the world’s music-streaming Mecca”, Mexico is already one of the most-watched markets for streaming. Our new country profile provides an update on how...
July 23, 2020
Country Profile – Mexico 2020
In a fast-growing region for recorded music income, Mexico has continued to shine, its impressive annual results showing continued growth and impressive numbers.
July 22, 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
Latin America gets electronic-music conference Cancun Music Week
Mexico will be the location for Latin America’s latest new music conference, Cancun Music Week. It will take place in Cancun from 3-9 August, and will focus on electronic music with a mixture of DJ sets, branded parties,...
January 15, 2020
Mexican music industry optimistic for more growth ahead
We’ve all heard of the smartphone as a driver of digital music consumption. Well how about music as a driver of smartphone adoption? That, according to Tomás Rodriguez, managing director of Warner Music Mexico, is what...
July 19, 2019