Whilst CD sales are down, Cassette Tapes are making a comeback in 2020

Whilst CDs continue their drastic fall from grace cassettes are joining vinyl in a surprising resurgence of popularity. In recent years music revenues around the world have been increasing after almost two decades of continuous…

COVID-19 can’t stop the streams: How music streaming has grown even more in 2020

Despite what some had predicted, music streaming has continued to grow worldwide in 2020 in the midst of the Coronavirus crisis. Nielsen Music / MRC Data have given us our first insight into what happens…

Sweden Loves Streaming!

In the birth place of streaming giants Spotify and SoundCloud, Sweden love streaming! In fact, according to Music Business Worldwide 2014 statistics, 80% of all music sales in Sweden come directly from streaming services such…

RouteNote 2.1 is Live: New Design, Wimp, Sony Unlimited, YouTube Music Multi-Channel Network, Territory Options and More.

RouteNote 2.1 is live! As you may have noticed this morning RouteNote has been given a facelift and a big upgrade in terms of service options for artists. Here is a quick run through of…

Spain See A Rise In Music Sales For The First Time In 13 Years

Music sales in Spain have been on a steady decline for the past 13 years. The first half of 2014 has seen an increase by 6.2% to €58.08 million (£45.92m). Physical sales count for 6.5%…

HMV Stops the Bleeding and Moves into being Very Profitable According to New Owner Hilco

HMV is again on the rise according to Hilco (new HMV owners) chief executive Paul McGowan calling HMV “very profitable”. Hilco, which acquired HMV last year, slashed the number of HMV stores from 144 to…

US Digital Album Sales and Digital Song Sales in Decline

Nielsen SoundScan have reported that US album sales are down 15% while digital song sales have fallen by 13%. A total of 120.9 million albums and 593.6 million digital songs were sold by the week…

Recorded Music Revenues for 2013 – Top 20 Countries Worldwide and Revenue Percentages

Recorded Music Revenues for 2013 – Top 20 Countries Worldwide and Revenue Percentages. When Germany, Japan, UK and France really start to adopt digital music and streaming music services I think we will see a…

Chart: iTunes Music download sales in decline in 2013 compared to 2012

iTunes Music download sales in decline in 2013 compared to 2012 and its a big drop.

Music Streaming Dominating in Sweden – Chart

Sweden has long been a strong hold for adopting new technologies. This isnt more evident than in music streaming. Here is a great chart that outlines music streaming growth in Sweden.