Tag: Music Streaming Market

Songwriters Wage War

In what is being considered a groundbreaking move on the part of songwriters, more than 2,000 of them have decided to fight all major streaming services (including but not limited to Amazon, Google, Spotify, Pandora and Apple) for better rates. As part of an ongoing campaign that was launched before the court hearing on March …

Spinlist Challenges the Music Streaming Stage

Online streaming of music is increasingly gaining popularity. Based on 2016’s statistics from the RIAA, the proportion of US music revenue from music streaming is about half of all revenue from recorded tracks. Due to this market changes, even new online ventures in music are working toward improving the quality of their online music, to …

Music Streaming Services Are ‘Too expensive For Many Non-subscribers’

SubAn online survey conducted by YouGov and Zuora has suggested that almost half of the people who do not subscribe to any music streaming services think they are too expensive. The poll suggests that music streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify should ‘experiment with pricing’ to attract the 90% of the British population …

Cut-Rate Music Streaming Service Hits The UK

But Also Has Cut-Down Features With the announcement of Amazon and Pandora’s cut price $5 per month streaming services, it seems they have opened another section of the market where there’s room for competition, and everyone seems to be looking at getting their share of the $0 to $10 a month subscription range. Now That’s …

Experience Is Now Key as Music Streaming Shifts Further Away from Freemium

The music streaming industry is crowded, there can only be room for so many products offering slight variations of the same service. So how can these streaming services make sure they rise to the top instead of getting squeezed out? Currently there are at least five big names in the music streaming industry. Each service …

Is It the End of freemium for Spotify?

A recent article on Music Business Worldwide has announced that “Spotify now has in excess of 35m subscribers worldwide – and has added around 2m paying customers each month in the past quarter.” “The Swedish streaming service is currently standing at around 37m subscribers, a figure accelerated by a recent price promotion in multiple territories.” …