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Apple Music, YouTube Music and Deezer launch their annual recaps

With Spotify’s annual Wrapped promotion imminent, three other streaming services launched their recap features for listeners yesterday.
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YouTube now has 80m paid Music and Premium subscribers

It's more than a year since YouTube announced that it had 50 million paid subscribers for YouTube Music and YouTube Premium.
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Unionisation afoot for YouTube and Netflix music workers

The topic of unionised workers within and around the music industry is growing in prominence, with two more stories to add to the trend.
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YouTube’s annual music industry payouts grow to $6bn

YouTube paid out $6bn to the music industry in the 12-month period between July 2021 and June 2022, the company has announced.
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Key stats from the CMA’s music and streaming update report

This morning, UK competition regulator the CMA published an update report from its market study on streaming and the music industry.
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What’s driving streams on Spotify, YouTube Music, Apple Music and Amazon Music?

A fascinating question, eh? And thanks to this morning's update report from UK competition regulator the CMA, we now have some answers.
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YouTube Music is launching seasonal ‘recap’ playlists

The 'Spring Recap' feature gathers top artists, songs, albums and playlists for its listeners based on the last quarter, with stats to boot.
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Music Ally Quarterly Report :: The State of Music Streaming – May 2022

Our spring 2022 quarterly report is for anyone who engages with music streaming platforms and wants to maximise their success on them: i.e. you, quite probably.  In this report, we take a comprehensive look at the state...
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Spending on music and audio apps grew to $1.95bn in 2021

There are also some interesting quarterly charts of the top music and audio apps ranked by downloads.
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DSPs at Christmas: Deezer’s Christmas Flow; YouTube Music’s 2021 Recap

Deezer’s Christmas channel has released a “Christmas Flow Mood Wheel” and YouTube Music gets retrospective with 2021 Recap, a Youtube Music app-only experience.
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Brit Awards remove gendered categories and add genre gongs

The Brit Awards, like all major music industry awards, have sparked lots of debate in recent years about the diversity of nominees and winners, and the structure of the awards themselves. Now a change has been made to...
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YouTube Music app will be audio-only for free users in Canada

There’s a bit more clarity about the full changes that YouTube Music is introducing, initially in Canada with a global rollout to follow.