Paid Music Subscribers Growing Fast – Spotify Still The Leader

Paid music subscriptions increased by 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million. Spotify at 35% market share Apple Music 19% Amazon 15% Tencent 11% YouTube Music 6% Remainder 14% Source: Counterpoint Research

Tencent Music made more than $1 billion from online music last year

The Chinese giant has revealed a phenomenal year of music revenues from 2019 that surpasses a billion dollars. Tencent Music Entertainment is (you guessed it) the music branch of the massive Chinese conglomerate Tencent. With the release…

Streaming service Akazoo have 5.5 million subscribers and 44 million users.

During a recent financial filing, Akazoo published impressive Q3 2019 numbers, showing significant subscriber, user and revenue growth. Akazoo is gaining popularity in emerging markets such as Eastern Europe and Latin America. Their premium user…

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…

YouTube Premium & YouTube Music hit 20 million paying users

Alphabet CEO (Google’s parent company) Sundar Pichai announce YouTube’s latest milestones regarding their premium services. As of Q4 2019, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music have gained a combined total of 20 million subscribers. Whilst Spotify…

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…

Gaana adds 25 million listeners in just 2 months for a total 150m users

Gaana have blown away all expectations for their growth with 20% growth for the Indian streamer in the first month of 2020. At the start of the year we reported on Gaana’s strong entry into…

South Korea are in their music renaissance

Since Psy exploded onto the earth with Gangnam Style South Korean music has had a global stage and it’s artists and listeners alike are blooming. It was found recently that 1 in 5 people in…

Amazon Music has over 55 million listeners

For the first time ever Amazon have shared details on just how many people are streaming music with them, because it’s pretty impressive. Amazon have started 2020 by revealing for the first time ever how…

T-Series’ YouTube Channel gets over 750 million views a week

A new chart reveals that YouTube’s most popular channel in the world is also, surprise surprise, the most viewed by far. Indian YouTube channel and creators T-Series are taking the helm of the video site…