Tag: nicki minaj
Q2-Q3 may be the new Q4 according to Republic Records
Is it time to bid a fond farewell to the position of Q4 as the kingpin period of music revenues? A feature on Variety suggests that it might.
October 4, 2018
Sandbox Issue 212: Packaged Goods. Bulking Up The Music Bundle
Lead: the recent spat between Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott over who should have been number 1 in the US is arguably less about ego (although there was some of that at stake) and more about the role bundling plays in boosting...
September 19, 2018
Nicki Minaj *really* isn’t happy with Travis Scott’s #1
After all the anticipation, Spotify may have gotten off lightly from last night’s episode of Nicki Minaj’s ‘Queen Radio’ show on Beats 1. Instead, she went in on Travis Scott, who kept her off the top spot in the...
August 22, 2018
Spotify defends itself against criticism from Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj gave Spotify a roistering in a series of tweets this weekend, alleging that the streaming service pulled promotion for her new album ‘Queen’ after she played it early on her Beats 1 show. Yesterday, Spotify...
August 21, 2018
Nicki Minaj hits out at Spotify after Queen album misses #1 in the US
Nicki Minaj isn’t happy with Spotify at all. But this isn’t an argument about royalties: it’s about her new album ‘Queen’ only getting to number two in the US chart in its week of release, with Travis Scott’s...
August 20, 2018
Nicki Minaj mobile game made $600k in December 2016
Mobile games publisher Glu Mobile has revealed that players spent $600k within its Nicki Minaj: Empire game between its release on 8 December and the end of that month. The figure was divulged in the company’s quarterly...
February 9, 2017
Glu signs Nicki Minaj to become ‘the Universal Music of gaming’
Mobile games firm Glu Mobile has made more than $100m from its Kim Kardashian: Hollywood mobile game, with a decent chunk of those revenues going to Kardashian herself. Now the company is hoping to extend that success to...
August 7, 2015
Musical.ly app launches for Android (and no, it’s not us)
In recent weeks, we’ve had a number of mentions of the @musically Twitter account in tweets with videos of people lip-syncing to music. We wondered why, until establishing that there’s a Dubsmash-style social music app...
July 15, 2015
Ashton Kutcher set to sign music artists for A+ site
Rihanna, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj could soon be key partners for actor and investor Ashton Kutcher’s A+ website, according to Business Insider. They’ve all been in talks with the company – the latest...
March 3, 2015
Nicki Minaj gets Twerk-a-lot iPhone app
If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz has released Nicki...
November 25, 2014
Nicki Minaj has a new branded twerking app. Yes, we’ve tried it.
If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz has released...
November 24, 2014