7digital needs £4.5 million before next month or faces administration

7digital’s future is on the line as it needs to raise a load of additional funds as July approaches on the brink of administration. B2B music service 7digital is on a shaky precipice that requires…

Pandora’s grip on American music streaming to give way to Spotify in 2 years

Pandora have long been the favourites for online music in the US but eMarketer reckons their rein is coming to an end. Spotify are easily one of the world’s leading music streaming services with hundreds…

Anghami has over 21 million people streaming music in the Middle East

With the Spotify’s expansion beyond the Western world, local streamers Anghami aren’t worried thanks to their dedicated subscribers. Anghami are a native Middle Eastern music streaming service that have been helping to open the region’s…

HMV isn’t going anywhere as Canada saves the UK music shop

The high street is dwindling and HMV are teetering on the edge, but Canada have saved the day for the UK’s biggest music retailer. HMV had a bad start to 2019 after a disappointing holiday…

Deezer’s CEO wants to make their mark in 2019

Deezer have held their own whilst rivals like Spotify and Apple Music dominate music streaming and after their best year yet they’re on track to carve their niche this year. French music streaming service Deezer…

Music streaming is making artists’ old music more popular

Music streaming is bringing new life to artists’ back catalogues as listeners rediscover older music and ensure that it’s not forgotten as newer tunes get released. Music streaming has done a lot for the music…

Spotify edge ever closer to making a profit with a great Q3

Spotify have been in the game a long time now, over 10 years, but the worldwide startup taking the world by storm with music streaming is still on it’s journey to profitability.  As Spotify approach…

Radio is losing out to Pandora and Spotify

Radio has survived the digital age of music so far with listeners still coming to terrestrial stations first, but it’s the brands who are abandoning ship. A study earlier this month found that Americans are…

Sirius XM Holdings Agree to Acquire Pandora: Creating The World’s Largest Audio-Entertainment Company!?

Sirius XM Holdings has agreed to acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in an all-stock transaction. The announcement was made this morning and it will create the world’s largest audio-entertainment company. “We have long respected Pandora…

Apple get EU approval to acquire Shazam

Apple have been eyeing up Shazam since last year hoping to buy the music recognition software and they’ve just been given the ‘okay’ from the EU. Last December, Apple announced plans to acquire Shazam. Purchase…