Are Spotify losing ground to ‘social music’ platforms?

With growth struggling against social music competitors like TikTok, how can Spotify ensure their goal of owning the audio market?

Which streaming services have the most subscribers? – MIDiA’s Q1 2021 global market share report

MIDiA’s latest global music subscriber market share post reveals the top streaming services, as well as the fastest growing platforms.

Spotify Podcasts represents 42% of all podcast listeners as of Q2 2020 according to MIDiA

Image credit: MIDiA A report from research and analysis firm MIDiA suggests Spotify Podcasts is the most widely used podcast platform with 42% of all podcast listeners. MIDiA’s latest report surveyed 6,000 people in the…

How many people are subscribed to each music streaming service? The figures revealed

There are over 300 million music subscribers around the world. How are those numbers split between all of the music services around the world? Midia Research have released their latest data showing the incredible position…

Classical music could be the next big thing for music streaming

A new report suggests that the next genre to take off on music streaming services is classical music, with a boom in popularity. Midia Research recently published the results of a survey that looked at…

The state of music streaming in 2018

2018 has been the biggest year for music streaming yet as people all around the world sign up for limitless listening. Midia have released their report for the music streaming industry in the first half…

TIDAL faked stream numbers for Kanye West and Beyoncé, says investigation

Jay-Z’s streaming service TIDAL has been accused of faking the numbers for his wife’s latest album and close friend Kanye’s last album. Back in 2016 Kanye launched his divisive but explosive album The Life of…

Independent artists are taking over as global music grows $1.4 billion

Streaming continues to revitalise the music industry as new reports show one-and-a-half billion dollars of growth globally last year alone. The latest report from Midia Research shows a monumental year of growth for the¬†worldwide music…

SoundCloud say their revenues topped $100 million last year

SoundCloud’s bottom line is looking up as they reveal that they passed their revenue goals for 2017. For a lot of 2017 there were worries that SoundCloud faced the imminent end of their era as…

The global music industry just saw it’s biggest growth in 15 years

The recorded music industry around the world has seen a massive leap, aided by the new popularity of streaming services, with the biggest growth in over 15 years. A new report from Midia Research shows…