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Report: global recorded music revenues grew 6.7% to $31.2bn in 2022
Consultancy firm Midia Research estimates that global recorded music revenues grew by 6.7% to $31.2bn in 2022.
Midia Research sees fixing streaming as an ‘impossible equation’
Can any attempt to ‘fix’ streaming succeed in pleasing musicians, rightsholders AND streaming services? Midia Research fears not.
Report: global music subscribers grew to 616.2m in Q2 2022
At the end of 2021 there were 523 million users of paid music streaming subscriptions.
How do SoundCloud’s ‘fan-powered royalties’ work for artists?
SoundCloud revealed its ‘fan-powered royalties’ plans in March 2021, applying them to its community of independent artists.
‘Be The Change’ report reiterates challenges for women in the music industry
Midia Research has published a second ‘Be The Change’ report exploring the challenges faced by women in the music industry.
Spending on publicly-announced music catalogue deals grew 180% in 2021
Investors spent $5.29bn buying music catalogues in 2021… and that’s just the deals that were publicly announced, according to data from consultancy firm Midia Research
Midia Research questions IFPI figures on independent labels
Why are the IFPI’s figures for recorded music revenues in 2021 so different to the estimate that consultancy firm Midia Research published last week?
Report: Recorded music was a $28.8bn business in 2021
It’s that time of the year again when, just ahead of the IFPI’s Global Music Report launch, consultancy firm Midia Research publishes its own numbers.
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.
Music subscription rankings: Spotify, Apple, Amazon and more
Consultancy firm Midia Research has published its latest estimates for the size of the global music subscriptions market.
One-off ‘non-DSP’ payments fuelling major labels’ revenue surge
The three major labels’ revenues could have grown by 29% in 2021 according to new number-crunching by Midia Research.