Deezer launches in Turkey with local catalogue and playlists
Streaming service Deezer has gone live in its latest market: Turkey. It’s launching with catalogue from local labels Arvupa & DMC as well as Sony Music, Universal Music, Pasaj Muzik, Seyhan Muzik, Poll Production...
May 26, 2020
Turkish music industry has ‘high expectations’ for growth
Turkey could be on the verge of “an explosion” in music streaming, according to one veteran of the Turkish music industry, with new players coming to market and streaming subscriber numbers up sharply. Metin Uzelli, who...
February 14, 2020
Country Profile – Turkey 2020
Turkey may have one of the lowest per-capita spends on music globally, but recent years have seen recorded music income grow significantly while new digital players have helped streaming numbers to boom.
February 13, 2020
WMG tightens Dogan partnership with Warner Music Turkey launch
Warner Music and Doğan Music already have a partnership in Turkey but have now expanded the scope of that relationship with the opening of Warner Music Turkey. The two companies will work on building up domestic repertoire...
January 7, 2020
WMG doubles down on Turkey with Doğan Group partnership
Warner Music Group’s latest partnership is with Doğan Group in Turkey: owner of the country’s biggest independent label, and also of online-video channel NetD. The deal will see Doğan Music Company (the label) distribute...
January 30, 2019
Turkey music market still growing, with 1m paying subscribers
In 2018, Turkish recorded music association Mü-Yap expects digital music revenue in Turkey to grow by about 25%, while Metin Uzelli, a veteran of the Turkish music industry, predicts that the overall market will grow by...
January 22, 2019
Country Profile – Turkey 2019
Turkey may not be the fi rst market that springs to mind in the music business but it enjoyed the largest percentage increase in streaming revenue in all of Europe in 2017… and that’s demanding attention
January 21, 2019
Report 409: AI-Composed Music Is Here, So What Does It Mean For You?
Lead: Artificial intelligence is the next disruptive force to seriously hit the music business – but its disruption will be around music creation rather than distribution or pricing. There is already a huge panic about...
September 29, 2017
Indian and Turkish music still riding high on YouTube
The latest chart of the most popular YouTube channels is out, and two of the top three are music-focused – but they don’t belong to individual artists. Bollywood music channel T-Series and Turkish channel netd müzik...
October 17, 2016
Behind The Campaign: Paul Carrack – Sandbox 154
British singer-songwriter Paul Carrack has been a member of several bands, notably Mike & The Mechanics, but has been putting out solo albums since 1980. Soul Shadows is his eighteenth solo album and got to #25 on the UK...
August 18, 2016
Turkish channel netd müzik topped YouTube chart in October
Have the wheels come off YouTube star PewDiePie’s online audience? His channel is nowhere to be seen in the latest Top 100 rankings for October, although we can’t help but suspect an issue in the chart compilation rather...
November 16, 2015