Quibi are on track for 27% of its subscriber goal

Prelaunch, Quibi predicted their end of year subscribers at 7.4 million paying users. They are currently on track for under 2 million. In another disappointing week for Quibi, end of year target numbers are not…

JioSaavn launches rewards for subscribers as it announced growth of 4x

JioSaavn are raking in the music streamers having quadrupled their paying subscribers since the start of 2019 and a brand new rewards system. JioSaavn is a hit in India where they claim to have become…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…

Apple Music is now streaming audiobooks

Apple Music are keeping podcasts separate from their music streaming service but audiobooks could be a game-changer. Apple Music have added 13 audiobooks free to stream for Apple Music subscribers in the US. The limited…

How are Spotify doing during Coronavirus? They publish 2020 Q1 report

Spotify have released their Q1 earnings report for the year, revealing how they’re doing following their best year ever and during an unprecedented pandemic. Spotify have revealed that they’ve seen faster growth than ever before…

How to get a YouTube Partnership

YouTube’s Partner Programme gives creator extra resources and features, and allows you to monetize your channel to earn money from ads and YouTube Premium subscribers watching your content. Unfortunately you won’t be getting invited the…

Samsung are the first Smart TVs to now play Apple Music

Apple Music is now live and streaming music on all of the latest Samsung Smart TVs around the world. This week Samsung proudly announce that they are the “first TV brand” to integrate Apple Music…

Disney+ hit 50 million subs in just five months

After launching last November in limited markets, video streaming service Disney+ has since expanded to over fifteen territories and signed up 50m subscribers. Disney+ announced they had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of 2019….

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…