Pandora’s grip on American music streaming to give way to Spotify in 2 years

Pandora have long been the favourites for online music in the US but eMarketer reckons their rein is coming to an end. Spotify are easily one of the world’s leading music streaming services with hundreds…

Anghami are bringing podcasts to the Middle East and North Africa

Music streaming is becoming bigger in the MENA region and native streamers Anghami are betting on podcasts being the next big thing. Anghami is a music streaming service from Lebanon that wanted to bring the…

Anghami has over 21 million people streaming music in the Middle East

With the Spotify’s expansion beyond the Western world, local streamers Anghami aren’t worried thanks to their dedicated subscribers. Anghami are a native Middle Eastern music streaming service that have been helping to open the region’s…

Why are Spotify, Apple Music and other music subscriptions so cheap in some countries?

There has been a lot of talk lately about ARPU (Average Revenue Per User) for streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Saavn, etc. Some argue that the price of users should be consistent…

5 days in India and Spotify already has 1 million+ users

Spotify launched in India last week at last and despite heavy competition from local services they’ve already gained over a million listeners. Spotify have confirmed that in their first 5 days of launching in India…

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…

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…

RouteNote and NetEase are take your music to 600+ million new listeners

Take your music to one of the biggest music streaming services in China and the world with free distribution to NetEase Cloud Music. NetEase Cloud Music is a giant force in China’s emerging digital music…

Spotify has launched in India

Spotify have finally launched in India after months of speculation, bringing their renowned music streaming service to 1.3 billion people. Spotify are trailblazers in music streaming and are leading the way in the West. They’ve…

Apple Music are definitely closing on Spotify, but they’re safe for now

Since launching in 2015 Apple Music have often been viewed as the main contender for Spotify’s crown in music streaming. At the end of 2018 it looked like the gap between Apple Music and Spotify’s…