Music streaming drove 8.1% growth in recorded music business

The past few years have seen a resurgence in what many were worried was a dying music industry, with music streaming enabling 2 years of growth after 10 years of decline. Reported by Bloomberg, from…

Spotify’s record growth adds 10 million paid subscribers in 6 months

Spotify are growing faster than ever before, adding 10 million paid subscribers since they reached 30 million subscribers earlier this year in March. Just a few weeks ago Spotify’s new global head of creator services…

Music made a whopping $4.1 billion for UK’s economy in 2015

UK Music have revealed the giant contribution that music made to the United Kingdom’s economy last year showing growth and confirming stability in the industry despite concerns. UK Music just published their Measuring Music 2016…

Live streaming views have almost doubled in a year on YouTube

Live streaming is taking the internet by storm, evidenced by a giant rise in viewers watching live streams on YouTube since last year. Live streaming has become commonplace across the internet with sites like Amazon…

SiriusXM add half a million subscribers in 3 months for 25m total paid users

Yesterday satellite radio broadcaster SiriusXM revealed their most recent growth figures which show massive subscriber and revenue gains in 2016 so far. Sirius XM Holdings announced that they’ve seen a giant net growth of 587,000 new subscribers…