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MPs call for music streaming ‘complete reset’

Artists must be given a legal right to a fairer share of revenues from streaming, according to the conclusions of a wide-ranging inquiry by the UK parliament’s House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, which calls for a complete reset of the market. The Report into the Economics of music streaming finds that […]

July 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Study: Tech brands ranked most valuable

The world’s most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7.1 trillion – equivalent to the combined GDP of France and Germany. The 42 per cent increase; more than four times the study’s annual average percentage increase over the past […]

June 22, 2021

Netflix orders Spotify drama

Netflix has ordered an as-yet untitled scripted series about Spotify – the Swedish start-up that shook the entire music industry and evolved into becoming one of the world’s leading music services. Production has recently begun and the limited drama series will launch globally on Netflix in 2022. The limited series will consist of six 45 […]

June 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Report: Podcast ad opportunities in Europe and US

There are significant opportunities in podcast advertising in Europe and the US, according to Dataxis. In terms of audiences, the two continents have experienced strong growth since 2015. The podcast penetration of podcast listeners in Europe tripled between 2015 and 2020, reaching almost 25 per cent of the European population in the US, the penetration […]

June 8, 2021

Pixalate unveils monthly publisher trust index

Ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform Pixalate has launched what it claims is the world’s first Publisher Trust Index, a global approach to quality measurement and monthly rankings of the world’s mobile and Connected TV (CTV) apps, designed to bring unprecedented transparency to the programmatic advertising ecosystem. While traditional ranking systems use a quantitative-based […]

May 24, 2021

Report: 15% Nordic adults listen to podcasts

In the Nordics, approximately 3 million people (equivalent to 15 per cent of the population 15–74-year-olds) listen to podcasts on an average day, according to Mediavision’s Q1 figures. Spotify and Apple are two of the main players in the market. Among those who listen to podcasts, 37 per cent choose to listen via Spotify while […]

April 29, 2021

Spotify in 85 new international markets

Music streaming service Spotify is adding 85 new international market to its portfolio of coverage. Sweden-based Spotify says the expansion adds 1 billion potential listeners around the world. Currently Spotify claims 343 active users spread over 93 countries. “Together these markets represent more than a billion people, with nearly half of them already using the […]

February 25, 2021By Chris Forrester

Sweden: Live radio increasingly pressured by audio streaming

Swedish adults spend more and more time listening to streamed audio. Mediavision analysis reveal that younger adults are driving the development, while the older population prefers traditional radio to digital alternatives. Of course, this has substantial effects for the players within audio. In Sweden, 15–74-year-olds spend 99 minutes consuming audio-based media an average day. Approximately […]

February 25, 2021

Report: 15% of podcasts capture majority of industry revenue

Podcasting, a growing sector of the media ecosystem, is increasingly drawing interest from global consumers, advertisers, publishers, and media companies. Global podcasting ad revenues increased more than 65 per cent annually from 2016-2019, and by 2023 the podcast industry will boast nearly two billion regular listeners, according to forecasts from Altman Solon. The podcasting wave […]

February 24, 2021

Deutsche Telekom presents Renegades: Born in the USA podcast

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are lifelong friends, and these two citizens of the world have now come together in the Renegades: Born in the USA podcast to talk about social issues. It’s all about friendship, democratic and social values, and treating one another fairly. As part of its “No Hate Speech” initiative, Deutsche Telekom […]

February 23, 2021