Veille hebdomadaire de l'actualité musicale et du spectacle



Cette semaine, la veille recense plusieurs sujets d'intérêt dont:



Annonces importantes

Plan de relance économique du milieu culturel - Près de 900 000 $ pour mettre en valeur les talents musicaux québécois

La campagne publicitaire, réalisée en partenariat avec le Conseil québécois de la musique, mettra notamment en valeur le talent de chefs d'orchestre, de musiciens ainsi que de compositeurs québécois et sera déployée dans les médias traditionnels et numériques. L'investissement annoncé vise ainsi à augmenter la visibilité et la notoriété de la musique de concert au Québec.

Voir la campagne

Pratiques industrielles et artistiques

Major Music Companies Pause Business in Russia

The music world’s most powerful companies — the three major record conglomerates, and the touring giant Live Nation — are cutting ties with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, and artists like Green Day and AJR have canceled concerts in Russia.

Lire dans le New York Times

Epic Games, Bandcamp, and fandom for the ‘me’ generation

Not only does a games company buying a music company make this an interesting story, but also the apparent cultural mismatch. Which means there is likely a series of really interesting strategic drivers underpinning the move. Most of all, though, this is a creator economy play, but one that puts the consumer at the centre of creation.

Lire sur The Music Industry Blog

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  • $STREAM Season 1.5 | Water & Music
  • Music Streaming Royalty Payments Explained: How Song Profits Are Split | Billboard
  • Songwriters Ask to Have Music Licensing Halted in Russia During War | Variety
  • What does Bandcamp's sale to Epic Games mean for artists? | Los Angeles Times
  • Web3 is the Future of Music, but also the Wild Wild West: Pitfalls to avoid | Hypebot
  • What Is Radio Promotion, Pitching Songs: The Changing Music Business | Billboard
  • Le Centre national de la musique veut mettre de l'ordre dans les classements
    des ventes de disques | Le Figaro
  • NFTs for Independent Musicians: Head scratcher or game changer? | Hypebot

Consommation médiatique et de biens culturels

Vinyl Sales Soar as RIAA Posts $15 Billion in Revenue for 2021

For the first time since 1996, both CDs and vinyl records experienced revenue growth in the same year. The resurgence in vinyl records continued for the 15th consecutive year, as revenues grew 61% to $1.0 billion in 2021.

Lire sur Variety

Spotify music editors sound off on The State Of Indie Music

Groups of Spotify editors make up our Global Curation Groups, or GCGs. As the name suggests, they sit in offices around the world and are in the know on the artists that listeners are streaming the most, the new tracks that are about to break, and the trends that come out of these listening habits. Plus, they’re genre experts—as well as fans themselves—who thrive on deep cultural discussions about the music they curate.

Lire sur Hypebot

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Music industry sets new record in 2021: $15B, driven by streaming

In the RIAA’s reckoning, combined revenue from sales of music recordings reached $15-billion last year, surpassing the previous record of $14.6-billion in 1999. Streaming music represents the largest portion of 2021 revenue, and by far the biggest driver of the industry’s recovery.

Lire sur RAIN News

Amazon Music to become the #2 music streamer in the US, Apple Music distant #4

While Spotify continues to dominate, Amazon Music is on track to pass Pandora to become the #2 music streamer in the US. Apple Music remains a distant fourth.

Lire sur Hypebot

À lire aussi

  • Are Legendary Music Catalogues Really Worth the Money? | Vulture
  • US recorded music market grew 23% in 2021 | Complete Music Update
  • Universal Music Group Reports 17% Revenue Hike As Streaming Thrives | Digital Music News
  • Inflation Cuts Into Merch and Vinyl Profits, Even As Sales Skyrocket | Billboard
  • Le modèle économique de Spotify est-il vraiment solide ? | L'ADN

Actualités techno

Spotify just patented its own A&R technology to predict breaking artists. Should labels be concerned?

According to a new US patent granted on Tuesday (March 1) and obtained by MBW, Spotify has developed what it calls a “system and method for breaking artist prediction in a media content environment”.

Lire sur Music Business Worldwide

TikTok just launched its own music distribution platform, SoundOn

The ByteDance-owned viral video app has just launched its own promotion and music distribution platform, called SoundOn.
SoundOn is already Live in the UK, US, Brazil and Indonesia, and it lets artists upload their music directly to TikTok and RESSO.
It can also distribute their music to other platforms like Spotify, Apple Music and Instagram.

Lire sur Music Business Worldwide

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  • Inside Spotify’s Recommender System: A Complete Guide to Spotify
    Recommendation Algorithms | Music Tomorrow
  • TikTok ups max video length to 10 minutes. Should YouTube be
    worried? | Music Business Worldwide
  • Twitter may be adding a built-in podcasts tab | The Verge
  • From Bartók to TikTok: classical goes short and social | Music Ally
  • Rosalía set for a TikTok Live concert... filmed on phones | Music Ally
  • Music NFTs: How Big Is the Potential Market for Artists & Labels? |Billboard
  • The concert hall of the future | Norman Lebrecht | The Critic Magazine