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Electronic music industry value rose to $6 billion in 2021, IMS report reveals

The value of the electronic music industry grew to $6 billion in 2021, according to the International Music Summit's annual Business Report.


That's up from...

"I did not agree to them taking this action and I'm truly shocked that it has come to this," he said on Twitter

Three of Four Tet's albums released on Domino have been remove from streaming services amid a dispute between the label and artist over royalties.

In...

With the vast majority signed to major labels 

Just 0.4 percent of artists in the UK make a living from streaming plays of their music, according to a new study. 

The research —...

The artist is claiming he has the right to a royalty rate of 50%

Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, has launched legal proceedings against record label Domino over a dispute about royalties.

According to a report by Music Week...

The report comes after months of evidence from artists, industry and major label reps

The UK governments report into the Economy of Streaming – which began in October 2020 – has concluded that the streaming model needs a ‘total reset’. Claiming...

Cherie Hu looks at how the paid membership platform Patreon is helping electronic artists and clubs sustain themselves, especially through the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the live events industry, and electronic music is far from unscathed. According to the latest IMS Business Report, electronic-focused festivals...

The streaming platform first applied for the patent back in 2018

Spotify has been granted patent to utilise listeners speech for music recommendations.

Swedish streaming giant Spotify, which reached a $50 billion market valuation in 2020, has...

Four-fifths of the country's music listening now comes from the likes of Spotify and Apple Music

A report has shown that online streaming accounted for just over 80% of the UK's music consumption last year.

Coming days after stocks in Spotify...

Instead of our usual end-of-year lists, we’re doing things a bit differently this time. Below, DJ Mag's editorial staff and contributors highlight their favourite musical...

Just when you thought conversations about tempo were over, along comes 2020 with the hot, new, must-have bpm: 150. Though technically there’s actually nothing new...

The Chic frontman spoke out in front of MPs yesterday 

Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers argued that major labels are to blame for low artist income from streaming platforms, appearing before MPs yesterday as part of...

“We have to make the economics of streaming fairer”

82% of musicians earned less than £200 from streaming in 2019, according to a new poll by the UK’s independent body for music creators, The...

The streaming platform was also 37% up year-on-year in 2019

SoundCloud has reported its first ever profitable quarter.

In January this year, streaming giant SoundCloud reported that in 2019 it had turned over more than...

It follows the government's announcement of a new enquiry into the economics of music streaming

Music managers have called for urgent changes to streaming and financial imbalances in a four-step plan.

In October, the government announced that through a new...

Guest curators include Shanti Celeste, Optimo and Sarathy Korwar

Auntie Flo is launching a 24-hour radio station named Ambient Flo, aimed at improving sleep, focus and relaxation.

The Scottish DJ, real name Brian D'Souza,...

The campaign has been launched by The Union of Musicians and Allied Workers

A new campaign titled Justice at Spotify has been launched, demanding increased royalties and transparency from the streaming platform.

The United Musicians and Allied Workers...

The new enquiry is called Economics of Music Streaming

MPs in the British parliament are to examine the economic impact music streaming is having on “artists, record labels and the sustainability of the wider...

2,069 British adults took part in the recent poll

The majority of streaming listeners want musicians to be paid more by their respective platforms, a survey says.

In a recent survey conducted by YouGov...

The Facebook company also published new guidelines on using music on its platform

Instagram has introduced a new pop up to warn users when it detects they are using copyrighted music in a live stream. The new pop...

The feature will allow premium users to listen to a shared queue of music at the same time as their friends

Spotify has launched a new feature, Group Sessions, that will allow premium users to listen to a shared queue of music at the same time...

The Keep Music Alive campaign has been launched by The Musicians Union and The Ivors Academy

A campaign has been launched by two leading UK music associations calling for an increase in streaming royalties for artists in the wake of the...