Spotify consider backtracking and windowing certain releases

After decrying windowed releases on music streaming platforms for years Spotify look like they could go back on themselves to offer certain releases exclusively to paid subscribers. Spotify, the world’s leading music streaming service, once…

All 3 major record labels join up for Spotify talent show

As music streaming takes over the world it was just a matter of time before music-based talent shows found a way into the streaming arena. All 3 major labels, Universal, Sony, and Warner, have teamed…

Ministry Of Sound compilation label bought out by Sony

Ministry Of Sound, the UK label famed for it’s many varying compilations, has been bought by Sony Music UK. Ministry Of Sound have become renowned in the UK for their compilations covering basically every type…

After a 7 year standoff Warner Music signs a deal with Vevo

Warner Music have made a deal with Vevo after steering clear of the music video platform set up by the 2 other major labels Sony and Universal 7 years ago. Vevo was set up 7…

Sony Music sales up 8.7% thanks to a 38.4% increase in streaming revenue

If anyone’s worried the rise of music streaming is causing a drop in revenue they can take comfort in Sony’s new financial report, showing soaring profits. Sony Music have released their quarterly report for April…