Classical music could be the next big thing for music streaming

A new report suggests that the next genre to take off on music streaming services is classical music, with a boom in popularity. Midia Research recently published the results of a survey that looked at…

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…

TIDAL faked stream numbers for Kanye West and Beyoncé, says investigation

Jay-Z’s streaming service TIDAL has been accused of faking the numbers for his wife’s latest album and close friend Kanye’s last album. Back in 2016 Kanye launched his divisive but explosive album The Life of…

Independent artists are taking over as global music grows $1.4 billion

Streaming continues to revitalise the music industry as new reports show one-and-a-half billion dollars of growth globally last year alone. The latest report from Midia Research shows a monumental year of growth for the worldwide music…

SoundCloud say their revenues topped $100 million last year

SoundCloud’s bottom line is looking up as they reveal that they passed their revenue goals for 2017. For a lot of 2017 there were worries that SoundCloud faced the imminent end of their era as…

Watch out Spotify, Amazon Prime Music is hot on your tail for popularity

Who is the big dog in music streaming right now? You’d all say Spotify right? Well look out because Amazon Prime Music is coming up on them quickly. New research from Midia Research, and noticed by Music…

The global music industry just saw it’s biggest growth in 15 years

The recorded music industry around the world has seen a massive leap, aided by the new popularity of streaming services, with the biggest growth in over 15 years. A new report from Midia Research shows…

Music streaming subscription prices are falling with $6.49 the average in 2015

The music streaming industry is booming and showing no signs of slowing soon, and as popularity rises apparently the prices are dropping. MIDiA have released a new report showing how the price of music streaming…

Music streaming now has more subscribers than Netflix after a phenomenal 2016

It’s been a few weeks since we got a reminder of how successful music streaming but the news that Netflix is no longer more popular than music streaming is a major reminder. In recent years…