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…

Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…

IFPI – New Research On Music Buying Habits

Another new survey conducted in the EU argues that music sharers buy less music over the course of a year than those who are classified as online or physical only buyers. http://www.ifpi.org/content/library/Jupiter_Research_study_on_online_piracy.pdf Oddly iPod owners aren’t…

Japans Internet Music Market Saw Healthy Growth in Q3

Japan’s Internet music market saw healthy growth in the third quarter of this year but a collapse in the once-mighty ringtone market led to mixed results for the cell phone sector of the country’s digital…

Digital Music Consumption Patterns

There has been a lot of melodramatic news coverage recently about the decline of the music industry. But as previously mentioned in this blog, those areas like CD sales in which we have seen declining…