Recent News | Feeds

33% Of US Net Households Pay To Stream Music: Amazon Prime Music Surges 50% To #1, Spotify #2

33% Of US Net Households Pay To Stream Music: Amazon Prime Music Surges 50% To #1, Spotify #2

A new study reports that a third of all U.S. broadband users now subscribe to a paid steaming music service. with Amazon Prime Music surging 50% in a single year to cement the title of America's most popular paid music streamer. Most paid streaming music services experienced an increase in U.S. subscribers in 2016, with Amazon ...

For Continued Growth, Music Streaming Needs Product & Pricing Innovation [MARK MULLIGAN]

For Continued Growth, Music Streaming Needs Product & Pricing Innovation [MARK MULLIGAN]

Issues with pricing are nothing new in the streaming economy. Although $9.99 remains something of a standard, many company's are working to ease customers in with steeper discounts, with the result of devaluing the service, and the industry is in need of a more stable pricing strategy. By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry Blog ...

Projecting Trends: The On-Demand Economy In Music

Projecting Trends: The On-Demand Economy In Music

How has the rapid onset of an on-demand music economy affected the music industry? Here Bas Grasmayer digs into how several innovative new startups in the music industry are working to capitalize on this latest trend in consumer behavior Guest Post by Bas Grasmayer on Synchblog One of the most important trends in employment and services ...

Bandcamp Reports Strong Growth, Adding 2000 Indie Labels, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Artists In 2016

Bandcamp Reports Strong Growth, Adding 2000 Indie Labels, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Artists In 2016

The recorded music business had a decent year in 2016, but indie powerhouse Bandcamp had an ever better one. And they did it the old fashioned way—selling music and merchandise—rather than by collecting checks from Spotify and Apple Music. Bandcamp's business grew across all categories in 2016. They also reported their 17th straight profitable quarter, while also increasing ...

Pandora Tops YouTube, Spotify In 2016 Music Listening, As Streaming Beats Radio For First Time

Pandora Tops YouTube, Spotify In 2016 Music Listening, As Streaming Beats Radio For First Time

Pandora, YouTube and Spotify combined to capture 72% of all streaming music listening in 2016. And for the first time ever, enjoying music via streaming was more popular than listening to music on the radio, according to a new MusicWatch survey. Pandora continued to be the most listened to music streamer in the U.S. in 2016 ...

Pinterest Is Becoming A Go To Social Network For Music Fans

Pinterest Is Becoming A Go To Social Network For Music Fans

Pinterest, the go to social network for 150 million fashionistas, foodies who like to snap photos and home decorators is fast becoming a destination for music fans. Why? How? The ability to “pin" videos. To pin a video on Pinterest, users just click the Pin It button on sites like YouTube and Vimeo. The result has been many ...

Measuring Online Audience Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

Measuring Online Audience Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

Although 'engagement' is often thought of simply as the number of views or shares on a piece of media, there's much more involved when it comes to how audience engagement is measured, particularly by those inside the industry. Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 When we think online audience engagement, we usually think of views ...

Paid Audio Streaming Gowing 9X Faster Than Ad-Supported To Drive U.S. Music Consumption In 2016

Paid Audio Streaming Gowing 9X Faster Than Ad-Supported To Drive U.S. Music Consumption In 2016

Paid subscription audio streaming grew almost 9 times faster that free ad-supported audio stream last year. That's encouraging  news for a music industry concerned with the revenue that streaming generates. Pandora's Glenn Peoples breaks down the stats. By Glenn Peoples of Pandora 2016 figures show the U.S. music industry grew at a good clip thanks mainly to ...

Audio Streaming Is Growing MUCH Faster Than Video [CHART]

Audio Streaming Is Growing MUCH Faster Than Video [CHART]

Competition in music streaming is coming from all sides with Amazon, Google and Pandora and more expanding their services to compete with Spotify and Apple Music. Despite the fact that most of these services currently loose money, explosive growth suggests a bright future ahead. According to a  new BuzzAngle report, on-demand audio jumped 82.6% year-over-year in 2016 to ...


Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW  

Support our sponsor

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!

Buy it!