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Vevo reveals most-watched music videos

Vevo, the music video network, has released data to celebrate the 40th anniversary of music videos hitting the mainstream on August 1st 1981. This data, based on lifetime views across Vevo’s network, demonstrates the most popular music videos of each decade, both in the UK and globally. Since the first airing of Video Killed the […]

August 3, 2021

Survey: £160m UK music live streaming opportunity

Finding from a survey carried out by live entertainment technology company PUSH LIVE reveals the valuable untapped opportunities event organisers can leverage by live streaming to help rebuild the UK’s events sector. As the live events industry begins to organise and run the first in-person concerts, festivals, and sporting events in over a year, the […]

June 9, 2021

Universal pulls music from Triller

Universal Music has removed all of its tracks from video sharing app Triller after alleging payments are being withheld to its artists. Triller, a TikTok rival, allows users to create and share short videos, often set to music. The move means that songs from global superstars including Rihanna, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Lana […]

February 5, 2021

Motion Impossible helps put Taylor Swift’s Folklore on screen

With 2020 having been a highly unusual year for the recording industry, the release of Taylor Swift’s Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions on the Disney+ platform at the end of November provided a welcome, intimate insight into one of the biggest recording stars of our time. A mix between documentary film and live performance, […]

January 7, 2021

BPI: Streaming now 80% of UK music consumption

Music consumption increased for a sixth year in 2020, with 155 million albums or their equivalent either streamed or purchased in 2020 – an 8.2 per cent rise on 2019, with growth led by streaming fuelled by label investment. There were some 139 billion audio streams – up by over a fifth – with nearly […]

January 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Taylor Swift folklore sessions on Disney+

An intimate concert film featuring Taylor Swift with Aaron Dessner (The National), Jack Antonoff (Bleachers) and Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) will premiere exclusively on Disney+ on November 25th. Titled folklore: the long pond studio sessions, the performance was filmed in upstate New York in September, with each song from the folklore album performed live, and […]

November 24, 2020By Nik Roseveare