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.
August 17, 2022
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.
July 25, 2022
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.
July 19, 2022
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.
July 15, 2022
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.
July 11, 2022
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.
July 7, 2022
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.
June 6, 2022
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...
May 25, 2022
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,...
May 12, 2022
Music advertising has a streaming attribution problem
A guest column from Adrian Burger, founder of creative management agency Lafter.
April 25, 2022
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.
April 20, 2022