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Universal Music Group’s $3 Billion Tencent Deal Ushers In A Golden...

Forbes reports: "The world’s largest music publisher Universal Music Group (UMG) has revived the record label and its valuation thanks to Chinese owned Tencent’s...

Instagram’s Growth Is Slowing, Which Is Bad News For Artists

Hypebot reports: "Up to now, Instagram has been a valuable platform for bands and artists, but news that growth of the platform’s music-focused user...

Music Streams Passed 1.1 Trillion In 2019, 85% Of All U.S....

Hypebot reports: "85% of all U.S. music consumption is via streaming according to a new BuzzAngle Music report. Overall streaming activity in the United...

Why the Music Industry Should Be Watching Liberty Media CEO Greg...

Billboard reports: "He may be a relative newcomer to the music business — but with significant stakes in a portfolio of its biggest companies,...

Inside the Deal: Concord’s Majority Stake in Pulse Fills a Catalog...

Billboard reports: "It's the biggest music publishing company acquisition in ages and while terms of the deal were not disclosed, sources say Concord Music...

On-Demand Audio, Video Streams Surpassed 1 Trillion In US Last Year

Hypebot reports: "In late November last year, U.S. audio and video on-demand streams passed 1 trillion for the first time in a single calendar...

Spotify Unveils ‘Streaming Ad Insertion’ Tech to Provide More Precise Metrics...

Billboard reports: "Spotify just took another bold step toward becoming a major podcasting player. On Wednesday (Jan. 8), the streaming giant announced the launch...

Is Physical Media Experiencing A Rebirth?

Hypebot reports: "While many thought the streaming age would bring about the end of physical media as we know it, the opposite seems to...

Concord Music Publishing Buys Stake in Pulse Music Group, Forming New...

Billboard reports: "Concord Music Publishing has acquired a stake in the Pulse Music Group, and as a result will form an exclusive joint venture...

Streaming Is Now 80% Of U.S. Music Market

Hypebot reports: "Paid streaming music subscriptions surpassed 61 million in the US in 2019, according to year-end stats from the RIAA. Streaming now accounts...