Soundcharts get $3m+ in funding to track your music’s performance

Paris company Soundcharts just raised $3m+ to help them keep track of all the music activity and data for the industry. Less than a year after officially launching, spending a year in beta until late…

Alibaba and Tencent precede $10bn IPO by sharing Sony and Universal music

Before embarking on Tencent’s rumoured, enormous $10 billion IPO they have secured a deal with Alibaba to share each others music. Tencent are a giant investment company with their fingers in a multitude of pies, including…

SONGS, publisher behind Lorde, The Weeknd & more up for $160m+ sale

The independent music publisher SONGS is going up for sale, with the majors like Warner, Sony and Universal likely keeping their eyes peeled. SONGS music publishing are responsible for some of the world’s biggest artists…

Spotify music now streaming in Thailand

Spotify, the world’s leading music streaming service, has launched in Thailand offering a revolutionary and unrivalled music experience tuned to your personal tastes. With a worldwide community of more than 140 million people, Spotify offers both…

Digital music now dominates 55% of the French industry, streaming rules

The French music market is seeing the full effects of the digital music revolution as it now accounts for the majority of the industry in France. The French Syndicat National de l’Edition Phonographique (SNEP) has released…

Music streaming is soaring in Australia as profits fly upwards

As music streaming boosts profits in the industry around the world Australia is seeing massive growth with 2 consecutive years of booming music popularity. The music industry in Australia is on the rise for another…

Australian music streamer Guvera shut down Australian site

Guvera have announced that they’re pulling out of their home country to focus on other markets that “can’t and won’t pay for the streaming of music”. It’s been a tough year for Guvera;p they’ve had…

Germany’s music market growing with giant rise in streaming

A mid-year report for Germany’s music industry shows growth which the experts are attributing largely to the massive rise in music streaming’s popularity. A report from German music research body Bundesverband Musikindustrie has shown that…

UK Takes Back Spot As 3rd Biggest Music Market in the World

The UK has surpassed Germany and reclaimed it’s place as the number 3 music market globally, IFPI report reveals. The IFPI released their global music report for 2015 last week, showing that the music industry was on…

Saavn On Why Music Streaming In India Will Be Gigantic

Executive of worldwide streaming service Saavn has explained why he sees great promise in India for music streaming. In an interview with Music Ally streaming service and digital distributor Saavn‘s chief executive, Rishi Malhotra, spoke…