Live music popularity has seen a decline in 2019

Live music has never been as big an industry as it has been in recent years, but so far this year it has seen a surprise reduction in popularity. Live music is massive. Just look…

Independent music artists will earn over $1 billion in 2019, watch out major labels

Independent music is getting bigger by the day and the artists making it on their own are set to have their most phenomenal year yet this year. The internet has changed the power dynamic in…

Music revenues worldwide are up 9.7% with massive growth in streaming

2018 saw another year of growth for recorded music all around the world as music streaming gets bigger in more and more countries. In 2018 the global recorded music market grew by 9.7% according to…

Music streaming made up two-thirds of the US music industry last year

Last year music streaming made up 75% of the recorded music revenue in the US showing just how popular streaming has become. As the US music industry reports double-digit growth for the third year in…

South Korea loves music streaming with over 8.5 million subscribers

South Korea may be small but they are one of the world leaders when it comes to streaming music online. South Korea have become one of the major players for music in the world thanks…

Music streaming grew US music revenues 12% in 2018

The US record industry revenues grew to $9.8 billion in 2018 thanks to the continuing boom of music streaming services. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have released their annual report for 2018’s music…

Music made a whopping $4.1 billion for UK’s economy in 2015

UK Music have revealed the giant contribution that music made to the United Kingdom’s economy last year showing growth and confirming stability in the industry despite concerns. UK Music just published their Measuring Music 2016…

Music streaming in Norway is so big even download drops can’t hold it back

Norway’s music industry saw an impressive rise in profits despite music download sales falling, thanks to an incredible rise in streaming and physical music profits. Norway has been one of the biggest digital music consumers…

British music industry talks on post-Brexit plans and music landscape

After a monumental vote by the UK public to leave the European Union last Thursday, the British music industry have spoken on what the future holds for British music. The country was split close to…

French music charts break new ground by integrating streaming stats

The official French music charts are recognising the prominence of music streaming in the industry by introducing┬ástats from streaming services. As streaming has been rising massively over the past few years various countries’ music charts…