South Korean music services increase payments to artists

Artists and labels are going to be paid more for their music on South Korea’s mobile services with a new change to their royalty regulations. On Tuesday South Korea’s copyright royalty regulations changed to stipulate…

RouteNote partners with South Korea’s MelOn music store

RouteNote are thrilled to announce a new partnership with MelOn, bringing our global roster of talented artists to South Korea. MelOn is a South Korean music store that has been running since 2004 and owned…

South Korea’s Top Music Streaming Service To Be Bought By Kakao

South Korea’s massive Kakao Corporation are┬ápurchasing the leading music streaming service in their region in a massive deal. In a whopping $1.6 billion (1.9 trillion Won) deal – messaging app creators Kakao have bought the…

Music Streaming Report: Expected Subscriber and Revenue Growth – Spotify, Deezer and MelOn Lead the Way

ABI Research has released a very interesting report on their expect growth of music streaming. Total Paying Subscribers by 2014: 29 million Total Paying Subscribers by 2019: 191 million Spotify Marketshare by 2014: 32% Remaining…