Music streaming now has more subscribers than Netflix after a phenomenal 2016

It’s been a few weeks since we got a reminder of how successful music streaming but the news that Netflix is no longer more popular than music streaming is a major reminder. In recent years…

Somehow Napster just reported $1.6 million quarterly profit

After Rhapsody bought ex-music piracy site Napster and strangely rebranded itself with their name and logo the brand is showing it’s first profit for years. Rhapsody was one of the OG music services starting all…

Spotify’s most popular tracks & artists 2015 to 2016

All the top music on Spotify since 2015 has been revealed by Sizzle Analytics and yes, you already know that Drake is dominating the charts. If you’ve looked at any charts in the past year…

There are no heroes in YouTube’s new ‘YouTube Heroes’ program

Once again YouTube are at the centre of controversy over what’s best for them and what’s best for users, but this time they want to make you the bad guys. YouTube have launched a new…

Vinyl sales are rising, here’s the top 10 Vinyl records this year so far

The Vinyl resurgence continues to boost music sales into 2016 despite a drop in physical music sales. Nielsen music reporting company revealed stats for vinyl in their US mid-year report for music. The report shows…

PRS For Music 2015 finance report revealed showing revenue rises

UK based music royalty collector PRS For Music’s official 2015 financial report has been released after announcing the results earlier this year. The report shows firstly that their 4.7% increase in revenues of £513.5 million…

Global Music Industry Figures Revealed – On The Rise

The IFPI have released their Global Music Report for 2016 and it shows music industry revenues are on the rise worldwide and music streaming is dominating the market. The report, by IFPI (International Federation of…

New Study Finds Music Streamers Are Still Buying Music

A new study has found that music streamers are still buying music, despite claims that say music streaming is killing music sales. The study conducted by the British Phonograph Industry (BPI) and the Entertainment Retailers…

Music Streaming Report: Expected Subscriber and Revenue Growth – Spotify, Deezer and MelOn Lead the Way

ABI Research has released a very interesting report on their expect growth of music streaming. Total Paying Subscribers by 2014: 29 million Total Paying Subscribers by 2019: 191 million Spotify Marketshare by 2014: 32% Remaining…

Digital Music Rides High in 2009 – Neilsen Soundscan Report

Neilsen gathers information from both bricks and mortar and online stores in the US, and has released a full report of music sales in 2009. The album charts are more or less what you might…