The media spend associated with US internet radio and on-demand streaming services amounted to $293.7 million in 2011, according to AccuStream Research.
Trade publication Billboard recently updated its weekly Hot 100 song chart to include data from Spotify, Slacker, Rhapsody, Cricket/Muve, Rdio and MOG.
76% of respondents said that Spotify had “good” or “excellent” design with 81% reporting an overall favorable impression of the site, and three-quarters agreeing that navigation was good.
Music has always been social. One of the biggest joys of music is being able to share your joy but until recently, the ability to do so, has been limited.
After hitting 2.5 million subscribers in November, Spotify has now reached 3 million, with more than 20% of its active user base paying monthly for the service.
Give people a choice and they just might pay for digital music.
Ringtones are alive and well, as this infographic can attest.
This infographic details what a musician would need to do online in order to earn minimum wage.