Tag: united states
NMPA reveals US publishing revenues grew by 11.6% in 2019
US publishing body the NMPA held its annual meeting yesterday – the first time it’s been online. It included some new stats from president and CEO David Israelite. He revealed that US publishing industry revenues...
June 11, 2020
90% of independent US venues fear they’ll shut permanently
We’ve been reporting recently on the #saveourvenues campaign in the UK, which identified 556 venues that were in danger of permanent closure as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown. Last we heard, its fundraising had enabled...
June 10, 2020
EFF’s Cory Doctorow sets out blanket music licensing plan
Author and activist Cory Doctorow elicits some strong opinions within the music industry, it’s fair to say: he was a key figure in the opposition to the European Copyright Directive (including encouraging “targeting...
May 28, 2020
Latin music revenues in US growing faster than overall market
The RIAA has published its annual year-end report on Latin (recorded) music revenues in the US, revealing that they grew by 28% to $554m in 2019. That’s more than double the rate of growth of the overall US market,...
May 4, 2020
Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (29 April)
A group of concert promoters, venues and show producers are calling for the US Congress to expand its coronavirus relief packages to businesses in the live sector. Billboard has a copy of their request, which claims that...
April 29, 2020
Report explores Covid-19 impact on music streaming in the US
A report by Nielsen Music / MRC Data has been exploring what the Covid-19 pandemic and the social-distancing measures being taken to tackle it are having on people’s entertainment habits. According to this US-based...
April 14, 2020
The Infinite Dial study reveals latest US streaming data
Edison Research and Triton Digital have published the latest edition of their The Infinite Dial report, which surveys 1,500 people aged 12 and older in the US, then weights the results to the national population. Among its...
March 25, 2020
Survey suggests Disney+ has been a huge hit in the US
In its last financial earnings call, Disney said that it ended 2019 with 26.5 million paid subscribers for its Disney+ video streaming service, representing a very strong start in the US. Now, ahead of its rollout in Europe, Variety...
March 23, 2020
MusicWatch report notes growth in US ‘music buyers’ to 116m
Research company MusicWatch has revealed some of the findings from its Annual Music Study, which surveys 5,000 Americans on their music habits. Among those findings: there are now 116 million ‘music buyers’ in the US,...
March 19, 2020
US subscriptions surge still accompanied by ‘value gap’ fears
One of the facts that may have gone overlooked in the USA’s recent surge in recorded music revenue is the country’s incredibly strong music subscription numbers, which come under the microscope in our latest US country...
March 16, 2020
Country Profile – USA 2020
Music streaming is surging in the US, bringing with it strong growth in recorded music income. But questions remain about how long this can last
March 13, 2020
TikTok tipped to have 52.2m users in the US by 2021
Research firm eMarketer has published its latest predictions for the growth of TikTok in the US and UK. It claims that in 2019, TikTok doubled its user base in the US from 18.8 million people to 37.2 million. Now it expects...
February 28, 2020