Music streaming is making Universal Music more than physical music sales

Universal Music Group’s 2016 performance shows incredible growth with it’s best fiscal performance ever despite dropping physical and download sales – thanks to streaming. Vivendi, who took 100% ownership of Universal Music Group in 2006,…

Spotify take on Deezer and Apple Music with original, exclusive podcasts

Spotify are taking on rival streamers with some new exclusive content on their music service, with 3 new podcasts focussed on the music industry. As more and more music streaming services arrive, the challenge to…

How to promote your new music on Spotify and gain fans

Spotify just released a fantastic guide on promoting your new music on their streaming service and making sure all your fans hear about it. Here it is… It’s Friday. Your new album drops. You want…

How to Create a Spotify Playlist

Within the Spotify app, click “(+) New Playlist.” Give your playlist a name and description. Be sure to use rich keywords that mention the style of music, specific artists within the playlist, or other organizing…

Apple’s iTunes Still Most Popular Music Platform Among U.S. Music Listeners

Music streaming seems to be the definitive way people consumer music going forward. However, this chart from Statista suggests that more consumers are still favouring Apple’s iTunes over other popular music streaming platforms. It seems…