Tag: recorded 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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Global Recorded Music Revenues Grew By $1.4 Billion in 2017

Posted on 19th April, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Bandcamp, Believe Digital, CD Baby, Global Music Revenues, Independent Labels, Indies, Major Labels, Music Market Shares, Music Revenue Growth, Music Revenues, Record Label Market Shares, Record Label Revenues, Recorded Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, Tunecore, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group

2017 was a stellar year for the recorded music business. Global recorded music revenues reached $17.4 billion in 2017 in trade values, up from $16 billion in 2016, an annual…

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