Latest Music Industry News

Queen Movie Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody Breaks Box Office Records

The Queen movie "Bohemian Rhapsody" break box office records as the highest grossing music movie. So far the movie has so far grossed $607.8 million...
Apple Music Connect

Apple Music Retires “Apple Music Connect” Artist Social Posts.

Apple has announced that it has dropped its artist-centric social platform which started life in 2012 under the name "Itunes Ping". The feature allowed artists...
Spotify

Spotify India Is Coming Within 6 Month

Spotify has announced it will launch in India within six months. But will India want Spotify? There's already talk that local licensees of music will...
Apple App Store - Pepper vs Apple

Apple’s App Walled Garden Is Up For Question In The US Supreme Court

Very quietly for the past seven years, Apple has been in a legal battle regarding their walled garden App Store. The case is now...
Taylor Swift signs to Universal Music

Taylor Swift Signs to Universal Music

Taylor Swift has finally signed a deal after a bidding war that has lasted months. Swift was signed to Big Machine Records since aged...
50% of streaming music is back catalog

50% of Apple Music Streams Go To Back Catalog Songs

In a recent talk given by Apple Music's Brian Rose at the BPI (British Phonographic Institute), Rose confirmed that 50% of the songs their platform...
The O2 Arena digital signage

The O2 Arena Is Moving To 100% Digital Signage As Sales Grow.

AEG has recently announced that they are upgrading The O2 Arena to 100% digital signage after seeing a significant boost in food and drinks...
Spotify

Spotify Paid User Numbers Slow Again

The latest company update from Spotify shows that paid user numbers have not grown as much as expected and in an attempt to turn...
Spotify For Artists - Tools

Spotify For Artists Playlist Pitching Tool

Having tracks featured on a Spotify playlist is one of the most effective ways to reach a lot of listeners. But, unless you have...
background music in small businesses

Music Industry Losing Out $2.65 Billion Annually From Businesses Playing Music From Personal Streaming...

A new report suggests that 21.3 million businesses are playing music to their customers through personal streaming accounts. The majority of these don't know...