Music industry

Music business: Is musical talent the new commodity?

Monetization of an artist’s craft has always been a tricky issue. It is also a bifurcated one: Very few top names earn big money and the vast majority just get by, if even that.

Arab News

Spotify confirm hundreds of K-pop releases removed from platform worldwide

Hundreds of K-pop releases have been removed from Spotify worldwide as the streaming platform continues to try and reach an agreement with distributor Kakao M.

NME

Les Daft Punk, une cash machine à part dans l’industrie musicale

Les Daft Punk referment 28 années d’une carrière hors normes - artistiquement, mais aussi côté business. Plongée dans les comptes très secrets du duo mythique.

Capital

El streaming de música supuso el 83% de los ingresos de la industria en 2020

Según el último informe publicado por la Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), los ingresos totales por música grabada aumentaron en un 9,2% hasta los 12.200 millones de dólares en 2020.

Muy Computer

Music service Anghami moving from crisis-hit Lebanon to UAE

The decision to shift base from Beirut to Abu Dhabi is a ‘no brainer’, company says, as Lebanon struggles to tackle spiralling economic and political crises.

Al Jazeera

'Spotify are selling adverts, not music': how to stream ethically

Major services pay musicians as little as £0.004 per stream, a rate it’s impossible to live on. What other options are there?

The Guardian

Music industry losing revenue thanks to short video apps

The music industry in India is losing about Rs200 crore in revenues annually as short-video apps bypass payments and access libraries of music labels illegally.

Mind

Classic bands accused of crowding out new music on streaming services

Up-and-coming pop stars are facing "massive competition" from classic bands like Queen and the Beatles due to streaming, MPs have been told.

BBC

Spotify a enfin été lancé en Corée du Sud

Il s’agit du dernier ajout aux près de 100 pays desservis par Spotify dans le monde, avec plus de 320 millions d’auditeurs dans le monde.

Japan FM


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