Dolby study highlights music rediscovery by Gen-Z Americans
Dolby has been asking 2,000 American adults about their music habits. The results back up widely-held views about social media apps and music discovery.
December 2, 2021
Country Profile – United Kingdom 2021
The UK’s recorded music industry continues to grow, both at home and abroad, although Brexit remains a headache for new UK talent.
July 13, 2021
Country Profile – South Africa 2021
South Africa is bursting with musical talent – but its industry has to compete with a creaking digital infrastructure.
July 12, 2021
Study claims 47% of Americans subscribe to an audio service
Edison Research has published some new data on audio services in the US. It claims that the percentage of Americans subscribing to these services grew from 23% in 2015 to 47% in 2021. This isn’t just about music....
June 18, 2021
TikTok says it helps 80% of its users discover new music
It’s not just Twitch that is commissioning research to show how marvellous it is for the music industry. TikTok is doing the same. Yesterday, it published the results of a study it conducted across the UK, France, Germany,...
June 17, 2021
USC Annenberg study explores ‘diversity desert’ of US music industry
“Diversity on the charts, but not in executive ranks of music companies” is the top-line finding of the latest report on music industry diversity by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. It’s a study of 4,060 executive...
June 16, 2021
Country Profile – Indonesia 2021
Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and well served for streaming services. So how much potential does it have for the global music business?
June 3, 2021
Country Profile – Germany 2021
Germany’s music industry has held up well in the face of the pandemic, although some ill effects are yet to come in one of the world’s biggest music markets.
May 26, 2021
Country Profile – Egypt 2021
Egypt is a music industry powerhouse in the MENA region, with fierce competition in its streaming business. So why isn’t it better known among the global music industry?
May 26, 2021
Country Profile – Japan 2021
Recorded music revenue took a dive in Japan in 2020, although there may be signs that the country is finally coming around to streaming
May 13, 2021
Country Profile – Chile 2021
Chile might be not as well known for producing music as its Latin American neighbours but its music industry punches above its weight
April 28, 2021