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…

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…

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…