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Live music industry set to experience significant for growth in the Asia-Pacific region

A new report on how the global live music industry will perform over the next three years has suggested that 32% of its growth will be in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

ALM

The Middle East and North Africa is the music industry’s fastest growing global market

Coming second was the Latin American market which recorded a 31.2 per cent climb, followed by the US and Canada, Europe and Asia who all recorded increases in revenues in their respective markets.

The National

Remember Spotify’s fake artists?

These are the now-well-known pseudonymous artists on the streaming platform – artists with no discernible online footprint – whose music fills up many of Spotify’s own key mood and chillout playlists.

Music Business Worldwide

Spotify paid 130 artists more than $5m last year

The news came on the company's Loud And Clear website, which was launched last year with the aim of "increasing transparency" around its payments.

BBC

Le créateur du jeu Fortnite se lance sur le marché de la musique

Epic Games rachète le site Bandcamp, la plateforme plébiscitée par les artistes indépendants pour vendre leur musique. Les deux groupes mettent en avant leur générosité envers les créateurs. L'idée est d'aider Bandcamp à l'international et de développer de nouveaux services comme le streaming de concerts...

Les Echos

Spotify revela los miles de millones que pagó a la industria de la música en 2021

Spotify, la plataforma de streaming más grande de música, reveló que en 2021 pagó un total de $7,000 millones entre todos los artistas y bandas.

GDR

TikTok now lets musicians make actual money from going viral

TikTok has a unique ability to drive music trends. Because short, catchy sections of a song can be isolated for video remixing, unfinished hits like Doja Cat’s “Boom” or SZA's “Shirt” can still go viral. Emmy Meli, the singer behind “I Am Woman,” went from unknown to mainstream in a matter of days thanks to the platform.

Protocol

The Bandcamp Bummer

a.k.a. What happens when the world’s biggest record store for independent music stops being independent?

First Floor

Russia’s Music Industry Crumbles After Ukraine Invasion: What’s Next?

Russia was once one of music's most promising emerging markets — until Ukraine invasion sent streamers, labels and promoters scrambling.

Billboard


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