US satellite radio firm SiriusXM has published its financial results for the first quarter of 2023. They showed a slight decline in revenues.
DiMA’s latest report explores country music’s streaming audience
The latest report from DiMA explores some of the data and trends around country music and streaming – in the US and globally.
SiriusXM lays off 8% of staff ‘affecting nearly every department’
As 2023’s economic headwinds continue to bite, US satellite radio firm SiriusXM has become the latest company to announce a round of layoffs.
Audius hires Pandora’s Shamal Ranasinghe as chief business officer
Web3 music service Audius has hired a digital music veteran to be its chief business officer. Shamal Ranasinghe joins from SiriusXM/Pandora.
SiriusXM hits self-pay record but Pandora is still declining
SiriusXM has published its year-end financial results for 2022. Overall, its business held up to the year’s economic headwinds well.
SiriusXM and Pandora launch an artist accelerator program
Ever since SiriusXM bought streaming service Pandora in 2018, the two services have explored partnerships and cross-promotions.
Pandora ad revenues increase but listener total still falling
US satellite radio firm SiriusXM has published its financial results for the third quarter, including the latest figures for its music-streaming service Pandora.
Pandora is facing another lawsuit over comedy copyrights
The music industry has seen a fair few controversies over the licensing of music publishing rights by streaming services.
Pandora listener decline continues with SiriusXM financials
SiriusXM’s latest financial results reveal that Pandora still hasn’t managed to reverse its long-term decline in listeners.
SoundCloud takes the digicore music scene to Pandora
In one sense, SoundCloud and Pandora are rival music streaming services, but they’ve had an increasingly close relationship in recent years
Amazon Music tipped to have 52.6m US users by the end of 2022
That would be enough to overtake Pandora as the second biggest music streaming service in the US, with predictions that the latter will see its American listeners decline this year.
How many users do Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services have?
Sometimes the statistics around how many people are streaming music – and how many are paying for it – can lead to confusion and misinterpretation.
Recently, for example, we’ve seen one story suggesting that Amazon was “on course to overtake Apple Music” based on comparing an Amazon figure from January 2020 with one from Apple that hadn’t been updated since June 2019.
Another story claimed that “Pandora has overtaken Apple for second spot” in subscriber rankings, which mistakenly compared the former’s number of active listeners (most of whom don’t pay) to the latter’s paid subscriber count.
So, we’re trying something that will hopefully be useful: a post that we’ll update whenever a major streaming service updates its public numbers.