Independent artists forecast to earn $2 billion+ this year

As independent artists take back control over music from the big labels they’re on track to make record breaking revenues. Starting with DIY movements in the 70s and 80s, the necessity of major record labels…

What does the future hold for music streaming?

Music streaming has changed the industry and pushed revenues higher than in over a decade, so what comes next? This is what has been pondered upon by experts in recent months following a phenomenal decade…

Streaming made nearly 4/5ths of US recorded music revenues in 2019

Music in the US has made over $10 billion for the first time since 2007 and it’s nearly all thanks to streaming revenues. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) have released their year-end report…

Glossary of music industry words, terms and what they mean

Don’t get lost in the music industry chat. All the lingo you’ll need to get clued up on all things distribution, streaming, revenue, etc. C/P Line – The C Line and P Line are indicators…

France’s music publishing was worth $450m+ from latest reports

France’s music industry is growing each year and the latest publishing reports show how strong 2018 was. The latest figures from the French music publishing trade associations The CSDEM and CEMF show considerable growth in…

Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry

At this year’s Eurosonic, Mark Mulligan spoke on the music industry and especially independent artists’ position in it. MIDiA Research have kindly provided a snapshot of how independent music looks in 2020. 

Anghami could be up for sale at a value of up to $400m

One of the biggest names in music streaming for the Middle East right now, Anghami are weighing up their options for the future. Anghami is a major music streaming service based in the Middle East…

Germany streamed over 100 billion songs in 2019

Germans have joined the UK in a landmark year of music streaming with people listening more than ever. Around the world, music streaming services have become the number one destination for music addicts to casual…

Music streaming broke 100 billion streams in the UK in 2019!

Music streaming is a booming industry and it’s only getting bigger every single year with 3000% more streams last year than in 2012. Figures released by music industry body BPI show that for the first…

Music streaming made up 4/5 of US recording revenues in 2019

Last year music streaming peaked as its reach around the world expands constantly to evolve and grow the international music industry. The past decade has seen music business re-invigorated after piracy caused a major dip…