Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Post Malone, and Ariana Grande were among the most popular streaming artists of the year
In 2019, U.S. listeners passed the trillion-stream mark for the first time, according to Nielsen’s annual year-end report on the music industry. There were 1.15 trillion audio and music video streams in 2019—up 29.3% from 887.4 billion streams in 2018. Read the full report via Billboardhere.
As we see the trend change again on how we consume music from digital downloads to streaming will we remember our past mistakes. Ignoring or looking at this shift in a panic is not how to approach an opportunity. Finding ways to incorporate marking of you brand in the new format will keep you ahead of the curve.
Yet another non music company jumps in the radio and music streaming. T- Mobile announced they will be allowing most music streaming service a free pass on data, as well as rolling out it own radio station called UnRadio on the backbone of Rhapsody. This good will gesture may make net neutrality advocates scream. Read more at Engadget.