Superfans buy 72% of all vinyl records sold every day

The vinyl market is at it’s biggest for years with thousands more pining for the retro format’s listening pleasure each month, but it’s ‘superfans’ making it thrive. A new study has revealed that nearly 3…

7digital sign contracts with popular music store 8tracks and others

7digital have signed new contracts with MediaMarktSaturn and 8tracks with new opportunities on the horizon. 7digital have confirmed new contracts with two big new businesses. 7digital, provider of music to stores and services around the…

Amazon’s Echo Show gets first exclusive entertainment show from 7digital

7digital have launched an entertainment news channel on Amazon’s new Echo, the first exclusive video content for the new speaker/screen combo. Amazon’s latest addition to their popular Echo home speaker range adds a 7-inch screen…

Jay Z’s company Roc Nation launching a new platform to fund startups

Roc Nation, Jay Z’s multinational entertainment company, are branching beyond their far-reaching entertainment business to invest in building up startup companies. Roc Nation is the giant entertainment company started in 2008 by Jay Z and…

China’s Alibaba look to buy Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter

Following Billboard and Hollywood Reporter’s acquisition of Spin, Vibe and Stereogum they themselves are now being eyed by the Chinese media conglomerate Alibaba. Rumours have begun circulating that Alibaba are interested in purchasing the Hollywood reporter…

Sony inspired by indie music for unifying it’s entertainment divisions

Sony are looking into a major reorganisation that would bring together their gaming and film divisions into one focussed entertainment group. Many indie music companies have found success using the unified rights model, a single…

Alibaba consolidates it’s entertainment offerings with $1.5 billion to spend

Chinese tech company Alibaba are looking to bring all of it’s entertainment together into one place with a massive amount of funding to push new projects. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have revealed their new push in…

Denon launch first home AV receiver with music streaming links using HEOS technology

Denon, one of the world’s leading high-quality home entertainment manufacturers, have announced their world first AV Receivers with HEOS technology built in. Denon are launching two new entertainment systems with HEOS integration, meaning that you…

SFX Entertainment EDM Event Producer File For Bankruptcy

SFX Entertainment, the company responsible for major EDM festivals such as Tomorrowland have filed for bankruptcy amidst $300 million in debt. SFX Entertainment are responsible for the massive Tomorrowland and Tomorrowworld festivals and also own a selection…

SFX Entertainment Consider Fire Sale of Assets Including Beatport

SFX Entertainment, an EDM promoter focussing on live events, is looking into a fire sale of its assets after one of it’s events, The TomorrowWorld festival, was left in disarray after torrential weather left many stranded…