Warner Music Revenues Rise, Losses Shrink Dramatically

Warner Music Group has announced its Q2 financial results for the period ended March 31, 2018.  Driven by streaming. total revenue grew 10.4%, and losses at the world's third largest. Continue reading

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Spotify [NYSE:SPOT] Earnings Report Today: What To Expect

Wall Street analysts are bullish, as Spotify nears its first earnings report as a public company, after the market closes today. Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Evercore and Morgan Stanley predict a. Continue reading

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Traditional vs. What’s Coming: How Blockchain Could Reshape The Music Industry [Benji Rogers]

The potential for how Blockchain tech could alter the music industry has often been discussed of late. In this piece we look at twenty-two ways that Blockchain, or more specifically. Continue reading

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Ex-Maker, MySpace Music, MTV Exec Courtney Holt To Head Revamped Spotify Video Effort

Former Maker, MySpace Music and MTV executive Courtney Holt is finally moving his career past the letter "M" to head revamped video efforts at Spotify.  The news comes on the. Continue reading

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This Fortnight In Music Supervision & Sync: Girls, Ninja Gardens, Becca Gatrell & More

A complete run through of the latest and greatest in sync licensing and music supervision in in film, tv, gaming and much more over the past fortnight, courtesy of Synchblog.  

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ASCAP Reports Record $1B Revenue Fueled By 41% Increase In Streaming Income

ASCAP has announced the collection of record-high revenues of $1.059 billion in 2016 and distributed more than $918 million to its songwriter, composer and music publisher members.  Distributions were up 5.6%. Continue reading

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Music Industry Has Upper Hand As Spotify Faces Soaring Interest Rates, Stock Discounts

Last year when Spotify took on $1 billion in debt, we reported that it did so under terms that forced rate increases if it failed to IPO.  Now, those terms. Continue reading

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Spotify Closes $526 Million Funding Round To Fight Apple

Timing, particularly in the entertainment industry, is everything. So, it is no coincidence that right after Apple Music launches, Spotify just happens to close a $526 million round that has. Continue reading

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