Report claims there are now 57.8m smart-speaker users in the US
Voice and AI trade-news site Voicebot has published its latest state-of-the-market report, covering the world of smart speakers and voice assistants. Its stats are based on a survey of just over 1,000 Americans, adjusted...
November 14, 2018
Report predicts 4.4bn mobile-broadband users by end of 2018
UN agency the International Telecommuncation Union knows its onions when it comes to mobile statistics, so its latest report comes with plenty of credibility. It claims that by the end of this year, there will be 4.4 billion...
September 12, 2018
Indie sub-genres benefiting from Spotify Discover Weekly
Spotify has published some more data from its Discover Weekly personalised playlists, although the core stats – 40 million listeners and more than 8,000 artists getting over half their monthly listens from the feature –...
July 13, 2016
Music Ally Report 382 – Startup Shutdown
Our cover feature surveys the startup boneyard to try and understand precisely why so many music services, all promising a fizzing new future at their launch, hit the wall quickly, found out they were in the wrong lane...
February 3, 2016
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan in Twitter debate
It started on Twitter with Spotify co-founder Ek asking analyst Mulligan how he arrived at the figure of 210m users of ad-supported streaming in a recent report. POW! Mulligan replied by saying “they are a mix of interactive...
September 10, 2014
New Deloitte report digs in to Brits’ media consumption
Deloitte has published its latest report in the UK: ‘The Digital Divide’. It explores the media consumption habits of Brits in 2014.
May 20, 2014
Music Ally Report: Digital Winners and Losers (Issue 290)
Our lead examines the latest data on recorded music performance from IFPI and uncovers how a mix of physical and digital is essential to driving growth
March 30, 2012
Instagram now has more than 25m users
Photo-sharing app Instagram appears to have added 10m users since Christmas. By 2 March at 10am GMT the newest user was number 25,973,449.
March 5, 2012
Pop beat rock in 2011 UK album sales
The BPI has released some new figures on album sales in the UK last year, splitting them out by genre. Pop overtook Rock for the year, with respective market shares of 33.6% and 29.4%, compared to 30.9% and 31.2% in 2010.
January 16, 2012
More Groupon ticket-sale stats revealed at Eurosonic
Last week, we gave you a taster of some new research from Groupon on its ticket deals, with 91% of buyers saying they wouldn't have purchased the tickets at full price.
January 16, 2012
100k customers for Cricket’s Muve Music service
US operator Cricket has won plenty of friends within the music industry with its Muve Music mobile service - one label exec recently described it to us as 'Nokia's Comes With Music, but done right'. Anyway, Muve Music now...
July 8, 2011