Deezer Gets Major Investment From ProSiebenSat.1, Merges Music Services

German tv, radio and media group ProSiebenSat.1 has taken a major stake in international music streamer Deezer, according to Die Welt. Details of the deal were not revealed, but sources put. Continue reading

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European Festival Awards Announces 2013 Nominees

The European Festival Awards has announced its latest nominees.  The winners of this coveted prize will be announced during the Eurosonic Noorderslag music industry gathering in Gronigen on January 15th.  This. Continue reading

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Beggars’ Martin Mills Reelected Merlin Chairman, 2 Join Board

Indie global rights agency Merlin  has announced the results of the biennial election for its 15 seat board. Beggars Group founder Martin Mills who will continue as Merlin chairman. Erik Gilbert (Essential Music & Marketing. Continue reading

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The German Context: Trends In Digital Music and Advice For Indie Musicians

By Andrew Apanov of Dotted Music and Stand Above The Noise. Andrea Leonelli, founder of Digital Music Trends, was interviewed at this year's WORD! Conference (a part of Berlin Music. Continue reading

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Rethink Music To Host Their First Venture Day With Startup Pitches In Berlin

Rethink Music will host the upcoming Rethink Music Venture Day on October 24. The day's event will include keynote speakers discussing a variety of music business-related issues. The afternoon will. Continue reading

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VEVO Launches In Germany

VEVO has officially launched in Germany, their 13th country. Germany is one of the world's biggest music markets. Starting today, viewers their can access VEVO's full offering on the web,. Continue reading

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How Streaming Affects Music Revenue Growth

By Mark Mulligan, cofounder of MIDiA, from Music Industry Blog. The Dutch music industry trade body the NVPI has announced that recorded music revenues were up by 1.9% in the. Continue reading

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How Germany Reversed Global Music’s Death Spiral To Grow Last Year

(CelebrityAccess) There has been so much written about the global decline in music sales that any good news deserves examination. The German music business finally delivered some this week. It’s. Continue reading

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Twitter #Music Upgrades Music Discovery Options, Adds 12 More Countries

Twitter has released a major update to its #Music iOS App which provide new avenues for music discovery. Users can now listen to artists' top tracks, similar artists, and the. Continue reading

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Spotify Revenue Doubled Last Year To $577 Million

(UPDATED) Documents filed by holding company Spotify Technology show that revenue more than doubled in 2012. The music streamer's revenue took in $577 million USD, as it doubled it's user. Continue reading

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