Music Streaming Subscriptions see phenomenal rise in revenue

As music streaming services continue to grow massively, growing the music industry after 2000’s stagnation, subscription services are making massive gains. A chart from Statista published by Business Insider shows that whilst ad-supported music streaming…

Microsoft To Drop Free Xbox Music Streaming

Launched two years ago, Xbox Music has given its users the option of music through ad-supported streaming, subscription streaming, and purchase through the Xbox Music Store. It’s attraction lies in the platforms available. Tracks can…

Universal Music Group and Google Partner for Vevo

The rumours are true and Universal Music Group and Google have announced their joint venture, Vevo – a video site offering UMG’s music videos, with advertising revenues shared between the two. The full press release…

SpiralFrog Goes Under

There have been a lot of reports over the weekend about the demise of SpiralFrog. SpiralFrog was an ad supported music streaming and download service that never really took off. Having raised as much as…

Qtrax Signs Sony BMG To Their Ad Supported Service

Qtrax has released a press release this morning stating that they have finally signed Sony BMG to their catalogue. Qtrax is a legal P2P downloading service. In January 2008, Qtrax was overeager to announce it’s…