Joe discusses Warner Bros selling their shares in Spotify for $500 million and how it affects creators.
Spotify’s video series, The Game Plan, takes your career up a notch with the help of music legends and Spotify insiders. https://artists.spotify.com/videos/the-game-plan
Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming platforms have changed the way people listen to music. In the process, the way artists and new songs are discovered has changed too. Historically radio stations held the monopoly on what was heard, and… Continue Reading
Amazon is the dark horse of streaming music. That horse is not looking so dark anymore. We’ve been tracking weekly usage of streaming music apps on a quarterly basis since 2016 and we’ve seen Amazon growing strongly quarter upon quarter.… Continue Reading
Spotify’s annual results, filed last month in Luxembourg, portray a business whose losses are far outpacing its revenue growth – with 2016’s sales up 52% to $3.3bn but net losses widening 133% to nearly $600m. The first apparent conclusion from… Continue Reading
The latest in a regular series of Insight Sessions was held yesterday (June 27), unveiling new music research by Mark Mulligan of MiDiA Research. The report for BPI/ERA, christened Generation Z: Meet the Young Millennials, explores the music consumption habits… Continue Reading
Spotify playlists were only introduced a few years ago but have since proven to be one of the best ways to discover new music. Artists have built careers around their songs being playlisted, as it’s basically guaranteed to get your track… Continue Reading
Last time on The Ten Laws of Indie Success… …We discussed The Law of Indie Success #9 Keep Financial Records. And questioned if 50 Cent could have avoided bankruptcy by living within his means. This week we see how Jay Z studied… Continue Reading