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IFPI: Streaming Market Increased by 6 Percent Globally

Music Market at tipping point for second year in a row after seeing an increase in revenue sales. Strong growth in the global recorded music market increased by 5.9 percent totalling a revenue of US$15.7 billion in 2016, the highest rate since IFPI began tracking the market in 1997. According…

Google’s Interest to Acquire SoundCloud

After the recent whisper over Spotify’s interest to acquire SoundCloud, some speculated the end is drawing near for the loss-making streaming platform. Since the recent revelation of Sony and Universal’s stakes with the Berlin-based company, we’ve also heard about Google’s interest in snapping up SoundCloud, which now boasts more than…

Playster Partners with Sony, Warner and The Orchard

Calling itself ‘the Netflix of everything’, Playster has recently launched an ‘all you can eat’ offer allowing access to a range of subscription options involving e-books/audiobooks [$9.95], movies [$3.95], music [$9.95] and games [$5.95]. And if you are an all-rounder user, subscribing to every element for $24.95 per month. Playster,…