Spotify’s 2019 report shows they will soon hit 300 million users

An impressive year for Spotify saw their growth rocket for users across the world with a massive uptake of paying subscribers. Confidently introducing themselves as the “World’s #1 Audio Platform” Spotify have released their results…

Amazon Prime now has 150 million subscribers globally

In a month of proud boasts for Amazon, they have revealed that 150 million people now pay for Amazon Prime around the world. Since the year began Amazon have revealed some pretty impressive milestones. They…

What to do when selling your music online

So you’ve finished your album and published it via RouteNote, but now what? With tens of millions of tracks on stores and streaming services, you need to stand out and promote your content to make…

In 2019 YouTube made 9x what Google paid for it

YouTube have made Alphabet (Google’s parent) a very happy bunny with $15 billion in advertising revenue made in the last year alone. It’s been 14 years since Google bought YouTube, now both owned by their…

TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin has over 400m daily users

TikTok has become massive all over the globe and in China it’s sister app is growing like nothing else with nearly half a million active users daily. TikTok is everywhere. It’s creating viral hits out…

Indian music streaming service Gaana sees 2.4x growth in subscriptions

Music streaming is getting big in India and Gaana are showing some great growth despite losses in the last year. Indian music streaming service Gaana has revealed their performance for the fiscal year 2019. Whilst…

Spotify Premium subscribers growing quicker than free listeners

Spotify are one of the world’s favourite music streamers and their Q3 report for 2019 shows paying users are finally growing the fastest. Spotify have released their report for the third quarter of this year….

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 report “outperforming” growth with 2nd quarter results

It’s the halfway point for 2019 and Spotify have just shared how they’re doing so far, and it’s better than even they predicted. Spotify’s second quarter financials for 2019 show that the music streaming service…

Classical music could be the next big thing for music streaming

A new report suggests that the next genre to take off on music streaming services is classical music, with a boom in popularity. Midia Research recently published the results of a survey that looked at…