Convert2MP3, one of the world’s biggest stream-ripping sites, has closed following action by international recorded music trade bodies IFPI and BVMI.
Pop songs are one minute and 13 seconds shorter on average than they were 20 years ago. Are algorithms to blame?
Digital service provider (DSPs) curated playlists have become increasingly influential over the last few years, but how do you attract the tastemakers’ attention?
Artists must assess where their career is going before working out how to share their music online, a digital music panel at The Great Escape has said.
UK record labels association, the BPI, have today (Thursday) published their annual yearbook, which reveals that catalogue tracks account for over half of 2018’s streams.
‘I wanted to create discussions that I really wanted to hear, involving voices that I really want to hear from,’ says BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac.
According to research in the BPI’s latest yearbook, All About the Music 2019, UK recorded music revenues are up by 20 percent, which has been boosted by surging subscription streaming.
Music Managers Forum (MMF), the professional voice of managers and their artists, have published the next instalment of their Dissecting The Digital Dollar initiative, which aims to clarify audience data and open up its value.
Beleaguered high street music retailer HMV could be saved from closure by e-ecommerce company BuyVia.
British artists have helped music consumption reach a four-year high, with figures from the Official Charts Company (OCC) revealing 2018’s biggest hitters.