Music industry

How the Music Industry Can Do Better for Female Songwriters and Producers

March is International Women’s Month, in which we recognize women everywhere and the advancements that have been made for female rights and representation. However, equity and balance in gender representation has a ways to go in both music and society at large.

Variety

Sustainability in the music industry

As music is intangible, we often forget that it too leaves an imprint on our environment, and that the fashion, technology or energy industries are not the sole culprits.

Varsity

Coronavirus Should Be a Turning Point for the Music Industry

SXSW is canceled. Coachella is delayed. Live Nation and AEG tours are suspended. Broadway is going dark. Some TV talk shows continue, eerily absent their lively studio audiences.

Vulture

Tencent Music generated over $1bn from online music last year

In potentially troubling news for record labels banking on TME to drive their revenues in China, however, the company continues to commit to growing what it calls “long-form audio” – i.e. podcast and audiobooks – on its platforms, which could potentially eat into music royalty payouts in the future.

Music Business Worldwide

Musique : bras de fer autour du calcul des rémunérations du streaming

Depuis que le streaming fait rebondir le marché de la musique, toutes les esthétiques musicales, autres que le rap et les musiques électroniques, se plaignent que ces derniers raflent la mise.

Les Echos

Coronavirus Concerns Consume Live Music Industry

Live music, from club shows to major concerts, is beginning to feel the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

HypeBot

Independent report pegs Gaana as top Indian music service

What do we know about the growth of the digital music market in India? We know that there are around 200 million people streaming music there.

MusicAlly

The Three Major Publishers Generated More than $3.2 Billion in 2019

It means that Universal, Sony, and Warner’s labels and artists generated, in total, $14.93 billion last year — up by just under $1.5 billion year-on-year, and equivalent to $41 million per day ... or $1.7 million every hour.

Rolling Stones

What the US record industry should fear about its future– and what it deserves to celebrate

The annual RIAA numbers regarding the health of the US record industry are out – and, as ever, there’s plenty of interesting data to get our teeth into.

Music Business Worldwide


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