Apple Music announce they now have over 45 million users

Apple Music is now growing by 2 million subscribers a month as they show no sign of slowing, slowly catching up on market leaders Spotify. Last month Apple revealed that they had 36 million subscribers,…

Global music brand LiveXlive Media earns it place on NASDAQ market

LiveXLive, the company behind Slacker Radio, are moving up in the world with a new place on the NASDAQ Capital Market. After an immense year LiveXLive have earned themselves a listing on the NASDAQ stock…

France’s music market won’t stop growing as streaming income reaches €243m

Streaming is driving growth in music industries all around the world and France aren’t missing out on the gains. According to the latest from the SNEP France’s music market saw a 23% growth last year….

How to market your music online and get new fans

Getting your music heard is often the hardest part to making it as an artist but there are ways to bring in fresh ears. Branding Eurgh what a corporate word am I right? It may…

The “highest resolution music streaming service in the world” comes to the U.S.

French music streamer Qobuz are bringing their high-resolution streamer to the U.S., but can they face up against Jay-Z’s Tidal. Qobuz claim to be “the highest resolution music streaming service in the world” with a vast…

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…

Deezer are launching Hi-Fi streaming in Japan

Deezer plan to go high-definition in Japan with their Hi-Fi streaming tier launching this month for the country. Deezer will offer FLAC quality music files for streaming in Japan as they launch a high-definition tier…

China’s music industry is booming, but it needs independence

China’s online music market is predicted to see awesome growth this year, showing nowhere can avoid the success of music streaming. According to research from firm iResearch, they predict that the ‘paid online music’ market…

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…