Music industry

Amazon is readying a hi-def music streaming service

“It’s a better bit rate, better than CD quality,” said one source. “Amazon is working on it as we speak: they’re currently scoping out how much catalog they can get from everyone and how they’ll ingest it.”

Music Business Worldwide

L'Afrique peut devenir un grand marché de musique

Il y a beaucoup de travail à faire ensemble, mais "le potentiel est vraiment énorme. L'Afrique est en première ligne sur ce marché de demain", a-t-il dit à l'ouverture à Dakar du "MIDEM African forum".

All Africa

Despite Streaming’s Growth, Music Industry Remains Half The Size It Was In 1999

While paid streaming subscriptions have, in many circles, been billed as the savior of the music industry, the reality is that the business is still operating at a severely reduced capacity since the devastation visited on it in the early days of digital.


Live venues are the lifeblood of the music industry

Losing them threatens the talent pipeline on which labels and promoters depend.

Financial Times

Universal close to generating $10m per day from streaming

Universal Music Group’s recorded music operation turned over €1.208bn ($1.37bn) in the first three months of 2019 – up 19.2% year-on-year at constant currency.

Music Business Worldwide

How New Age Music Journalists are Turning Their Passion Into a Music Industry Career

A lot of people that want to be in the music industry don’t know how the business works and educating themselves first about what they’re getting into is important.


Amazon pourrait concurrencer Spotify en lançant un service de musique gratuit

Le géant du e-commerce pourrait proposer un service musical gratuit dès les prochains jours.


Why Anghami, with over 1m paying users, doesn’t feel threatened by Spotify in the Middle East

Both Spotify and Deezer are up against the same formidable rival in the Middle East – the region’s reigning music streaming king, Anghami.

Music Business Worldwide

Millennials In The Music Industry

Contrary to popular belief, entrepreneurship is not as prominent among millennials as public opinion may assume due to the rise of superstar entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Brian Chesky, John Zimmer and even music tycoon and Spotify founder Daniel Ek.


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