So many people are transferring music libraries to YouTube Music that they’ve had to delay them

Google Play Music is meant to stop operating by the end of the year and it seems a lot of people are moving to its replacement: YouTube Music. With YouTube Music taking the place of…

How to transfer your playlists and music library between streaming services

If you want to move to a different streaming service without losing your precious music collection and long-crafted playlists then thankfully there is a solution! You may be dedicated to a streaming service for years…

Do listeners emotionally connect more with Spotify or Apple Music? New study reveals

The largest study of consumer connections “based on emotions” with brands has revealed the most personable music streaming service. A new study from MBLM shows that Spotify is the most loved brand in ‘Apps and…

Apple Music has launched in 52 new countries!

Apple aren’t leaving anyone on lockdown with a whopping new roster of countries that can now stream music on their service. Today, April 21st, Apple Music has expanded the countries it’s available in by almost…

Is the Coronavirus boosting music streaming?

Social distancing and self-isolating are having huge impacts on our lives – are they also affecting how much we listen to music online? People are spending a lot more time at home now, you can’t…

Tencent now own 10% of Universal Music Group following a drawn-out deal

Chinese conglomerate and major presence in music in Asia, Tencent have set their sets to the West with acquisitions. A long awaited deal has finally been completed that puts Tencent Holdings in an even bigger…

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…

How much does a stream on Spotify pay?

As streaming is now the main way people listen to music in a lot of the world, how much is a single stream on one of the world’s biggest services worth? Unfortunately there is no…

IFPI’s full Music Listening Report 2019 is here

IFPI’s definitive report gives us one of the best snapshots each year of how the music industry is looking and transforming each year. The IFPI represents the worldwide music industry in its studies. Each year…

Spotify to compete with Apple Music in Russia, for cheaper

Spotify are launching in Russia after teasing them for years, and they’re taking Apple Music on at a price level. Spotify have been building up to launch their music streaming service in Russia for years….