Beatport announce a ‘clean-up’ of tracks that aren’t selling

Beatport are having a cull of their electronic music catalogue so that only the music that sells is on offer from their digital download store. Beatport is the largest electronic music store on the internet…

Music streaming grew US music revenues 12% in 2018

The US record industry revenues grew to $9.8 billion in 2018 thanks to the continuing boom of music streaming services. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have released their annual report for 2018’s music…

Music streaming in Norway is so big even download drops can’t hold it back

Norway’s music industry saw an impressive rise in profits despite music download sales falling, thanks to an incredible rise in streaming and physical music profits. Norway has been one of the biggest digital music consumers…

UK Digital Music Market Trends

The UK has seen record levels of digital sales in 2009, with 10 trading weeks and the Christmas period still to come. 117 million singles have been sold so far, with 98.6% of these sales…

Digital Music Store Focus – Amazon MP3

First by reason of alphabetic primacy is Amazon’s MP3 download store. This branch of their $13-billion-a-year online retail business was launched in the U.S. back in September of 2007, jumping straight into the #2 slot…