Digital music is worth more than physical in France for the first time ever

CDs are becoming a thing of the past as more and more each year digital music replaces the way we used to listen. France certainly aren’t strangers to music online, being the homeland of popular…

Tencent’s IPO gets delayed again, likely to 2019

China’s streaming giant Tencent have once again delayed their plans to go public making it likely that we won’t see their IPO this year. Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) are China’s dominating streaming service with over…

Despite protests Europe just approved Sony’s full EMI acquisition

The EU have just approved Sony Music’s takeover of EMI Music Publishing despite indie music organisations across Europe warning that it gives them too much influence. Sony Music now own a 100% stake in EMI…

Share your gigs with fans on Pandora now with Eventbrite

Let the world know where you’re playing your next concert and build up some hype on Pandora with their new partnership sharing your gigs with listeners. Finding fans can be hard and keeping them up…

The state of music streaming in 2018

2018 has been the biggest year for music streaming yet as people all around the world sign up for limitless listening. Midia have released their report for the music streaming industry in the first half…

Sonos look to the future as they reveal more IPO details

Sonos have put their speakers in homes around the world, now they’re taking their company public and have revealed details of how their entry onto the market will look. Earlier this year Spotify went public…

Independent music is now bigger than all the major labels

As digital music revolutionises the industry, independent artists and labels are taking over as they collectively earn more than the major labels for the second year. A new annual survey of the recorded music and…

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…

China’s biggest music streaming company want an IPO like Spotify

After Spotify went public at the beginning of this month China’s biggest music streamer are now readying themselves for an IPO. Tencent Holdings, tech giants in China and the company in charge of Tencent Music…

Spotify coming to 1.3 billion people launching in India soon

Spotify are preparing to launch in India bringing the world’s biggest streaming service to the world’s biggest country at a prime time.¬† It’s not long until Spotify make their long-awaited launch in India.¬†Last month during…