Tag: streaming

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Ofcom explores music’s streaming and short-video evolution

Ofcom's latest Media Nations consumer research has plenty of points of interest for the music industry.
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Nigerian star Davido now has more than 1bn Spotify streams

The latest global-streaming milestone hit by an African artist goes to Davido, who has just reached the 1bn streams mark on Spotify.
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Nearly half a million UK video on demand subscriptions cancelled in Q2

In Q2 (April to June), the number of households that subscribed to at least one VoD service in the UK fell to 16.42 million.
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Big Music Stats: Luminate mid-years and Midia forecast

Industry figures? We've got some big ones for you today, courtesy of research firm Luminate and consultancy firm Midia Research.
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7digital bolsters its social business with Lomotif deal

B2B music firm 7digital's latest deal is with The two-year agreement will see Lomotif using 7digital's platform to stream licensed music and clips from major label licensors.
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Major publishers tackle streaming services over songwriter royalties

All three major publishers have been talking about streaming services and licensing, as part of Synchtank's ongoing report.
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Report: Africa’s music streaming market to be $314.6m by 2026

According to the IFPI, Sub-Saharan Africa generated $70.1m of revenues from recorded music in 2021.
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How royalty payment data impacts creators on a personal level (Guest column)

This is a guest column by songwriter-producer Niclas Mollinder, one of the co-founders – along with fellow songwriter-producers Björn Ulvaeus and Max Martin – of rights-data startup Session. Their platform aims to help artists...
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Senior Streaming Manager, Virgin Music UK – UMG – London

Job title:  Senior Streaming Manager, Virgin Music UK Responsible to: Director of Streaming & Commerce Department: Virgin Music Label & Artist Services UK Location of work: Sarm Music Village, 105 Ladbroke Grove,...
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Music advertising has a streaming attribution problem

A guest column from Adrian Burger, founder of creative management agency Lafter.
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SoundCloud names its 2022 ‘First on SoundCloud’ artists

'First on SoundCloud' isn't just the name of SoundCloud's emerging-artist picks program: it's core to the way the streaming service brands itself.
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Amazon raises Music Unlimited prices for Prime subscribers

Amazon is the latest company testing out listeners willingness to accept a rise in the cost of their music-streaming subscriptions.