Tag: nordics

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Secretly Noord aims to shake up Nordic distribution market

There’s a new independent music distributor set to make waves in the Nordic region, and it includes some familiar faces for that part of the world. Secretly Noord is the result of a partnership between existing distributor...
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Nordic collecting societies launch Polaris Hub with Facebook deal

Collecting societies getting together to form licensing and processing ‘hubs’ is a familiar trend. In Europe, there’s already ICE (set up by PRS for Music, GEMA and STIM) and Armonia Online (originally...
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And the biggest music-streaming service in the Nordics is…

If you just completed that sentence with 'Spotify', sorry, that's not the answer. At least, it's not the answer according to the 2018 Polaris Nordic Digital Music Survey, which is published by collecting societies Koda, Teosto...
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Nordics and Streaming in 2015

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Spotify hails Nordic exports: 1.4bn streams in January alone

We reported yesterday on the latest figures from Norway showing that streaming is now more than three quarters of the music market there, with local artists’ share increasing. Today, Spotify is revealing figures on streaming’s...
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Survey reveals 9.4m Nordic adults streamed music in 2015

Well, mainly adults: the figure comes from responses by internet users aged 15-65 in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden, so you can add a few more early-teenagers to the total. But yes: according to the study commissioned...
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Music Ally Report 332 – Around the world: digital music in 2013

To mark the last Music Ally Report of the year (the final Sandbox will run next Wednesday), we have looked at the key trends in digital music in the main regions around the world. The growth of digital is happening at different...
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Sandbox 98 – Nordic Lights

Lead: Because streaming dominates so much in the Nordics, it is dramatically changing the shape and the narrative of digital music marketing. It is no longer about spikes of activity a few weeks either side of a release or...
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Music Ally Podcast #17 – By:Larm, Skrillex and EMI Nordics

Stuart Dredge interviews Eamonn Forde (for a bit) about going to By:Larm in Norway where a beer will cost you your soul (they do, however, put a good conference so that's OK).