Report: 73m Americans listen to music on social video services
MusicWatch has published some new data on music listening in the US, including some stats on the impact of social media platforms.
September 28, 2022
American Music Fairness Act takes its next legislative step
It's the latest attempt to get terrestrial radio broadcasters in the US to start paying performance royalties to artists and labels.
September 23, 2022
RIAA mid-year figures reveal 9.1% growth for US recorded music
US labels body the RIAA published its mid-year figures for 2022 yesterday, revealing that the retail value of recorded music in the US grew by 9.1% to $7.69bn in the first half of this year.
September 22, 2022
US music-streaming and podcast ad revenues tipped for 11% growth
Research firm Kagan has published its latest predictions for the growth of digital audio advertising in the US.
September 21, 2022
Phonorecords IV: US publishers and DSPs settle rates for next five years
The latest round of rate-setting for publishing royalties for on-demand audio streams in the US – known as ‘Phonorecords IV’ – has been settled surprisingly quickly.
September 1, 2022
Peloton has a new partner for hardware sales: Amazon
The company has begun selling its exercise bike and strength-focused Guide device on Amazon in the US.
August 25, 2022
Rashida Tlaib introduces her new streaming-royalty resolution
In July we reported on US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib's plans to push for the creation of a new streaming royalty paid directly to artists.
August 12, 2022
New study reveals US teens’ appetite for YouTube and TikTok
The latest study by the Pew Research Center in the US is well worth your time today to understand some of the shifts in this behaviour.
August 11, 2022
Report: Mobile games revenues are now falling in the US
Even this market is having a bumpy ride in 2022, according to a new report from research firm Sensor Tower.
August 8, 2022
US campaign for a direct artist streaming royalty steps up
A prominent US politician has announced plans to push for the creation of a new streaming royalty to be paid directly to artists.
July 26, 2022
New-gen vinyl buyers are ‘serious, dedicated and valuable’
Research firm MusicWatch has been diving into its data on the new generation of vinyl buyers in the US: those born in 1989 or later.
July 20, 2022