Category: Music

Seven Developments in Recorded Music in the 2010s (and the Songs that Defined them)

Posted on 6th November, 2019 by Zach Fuller in Cardi B, Cultural Insight, Drake, Hip-hop, Innovation, Music Charts, Music Product Strategy, Music Streaming, Music Streaming Strategy, Post-genre, Recorded Music, Streaming and The Weeknd

Decade retrospectives are almost doomed to fail. Assess the 60s in 1969 and you would have likely overweighed the influence of Grand Funk Railroad compared to The Velvet Underground. When…

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How Music Publishers Are Driving a Full Stack Revolution

Posted on 14th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Anthem, Avl, AWAL, BMG, Bmg Music Rights, CDBaby, Create Music Group, Downtown, Full Stack Music, Kobalt, Music Publishers, Music Publishing, Music Publishing M+A, Music Publishing Transactions, Ole, Primary Wave and Round Hill

Music publishing catalogues are gaining momentum fast as an asset class for institutional investments, with transactions ranging from large catalogue mergers and acquisitions (M&A) through to investment vehicles for songwriters’…

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Abbey Road 50 Years On: The Two Worlds of Music Listening

Posted on 7th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Abbey Road, Artist Audiences, Artist Fanbases, Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Fragmented Fandom, Index For Artists, Lady Gaga, Martin Garrix, Midia Iindex For Artists, Midia Index, Music Marketing, Niche Is The New Mainstream, Post Malone, Queen, The Beatles and Universal Music

Half a century after it first after it first topped the charts,the Beatles’ Abbey Road is back at the summit of the UK charts. With the anniversary editions retailing for between…

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