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Kids Now Spend Nearly as Much Time Watching TikTok as YouTube in US, UK and Spain
A new study on kids’ app usage and habits indicates a major threat to YouTube’s dominance, as kids now split their time between Google’s online video platform and other apps, like TikTok, Netflix and mobile games like Roblox.
37% of Adults in Canada are Monthly Podcast Listeners
Podcast consumption levels in Canada are now equal to those in the United States, according to The Infinite Dial® 2020 Canada, the third annual comprehensive study of digital media behavior in Canada, from Edison Research and Triton Digital.
CISAC Elects Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Arturo Marquez Vice Presidents
Just days after CISAC elected Abba cofounder Bjorn Ulvaeus as its next president, the organization has elected South African singer-songwriter and actress Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Mexican composer Arturo Márquez as vice presidents.
The Global Music Industry Will Decline in 2020
Although we are now nearing the post-lockdown era in many countries across the globe, we are only just at the start of the recession phase that is coming next.
Warner Music Group Reveals Pricing of IPO
Warner Music Group has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 77,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $25.00 per share.
Facebook Signs Licensing Deal With Century-Old Indian Music Label
Facebook has signed a global licensing deal with one of India’s largest music labels, allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts, the music company said on Wednesday.
Apple Quietly Launches Apple News+ Audio Stories in Beta
These podcast-style stories appear to be recordings of long-form articles from magazines and news outlets.
Scammers Are Gaming Spotify by Faking Collaborations With Famous Artists
People have gone to some pretty silly lengths to inflate their Spotify streaming numbers, but this is a method that’s largely flown under the radar: fake artist features.
Tencent in Talks to Buy Warner Music Stake
Warner Music is also working to line up institutions that, along with Tencent, would serve as anchor investors contributing a total of more than $1 billion toward a fundraising goal of as much as $1.8 billion.