Loup Ventures predict Apple Music’s 82m subscribers will generate $6.8bn revenue in 2020

Investment firm Loup Ventures published a report detailing Apple Music’s subscriber numbers, market share and revenue for 2020. The report suggests Apple Music’s 82 million paying subscribers equates to $6.8 billion, which makes up around…

Get a free Google Nest Mini speaker with Spotify Premium in the UK

All Spotify Premium, Family, Duo and Student subscribers in the UK are eligble for a free Google Nest Mini smart speaker. In an attempt to dominate the smart speaker market, Google gave away free Google…

Tencent Music’s Q2 financial results show 47.1m paying music users

Tencent publish their Q2 financial results, showing very impressive subscriber, revenue and profit growth in 2020. Tencent Music Entertainment’s Q2 financial highlights are as follows: Online music paying users grew 51.9% year-over-year to 47.1 million,…

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…