Honey Harper: with “Starmaker”, the esthete rings

The milky skin, the first name of honey, all indicates that one holds there a cowboy with the tender feet, and the songs do not contradict. Honey Harper, 30, practices a country music filtered by the shutters of exile and the distant memories of high plains fantasized through the family disco. Settled in London for […]

Universal Music Resists Vivendi’s Crisis

The music subsidiary of the French media giant continues to carry the activity of the group. At the Universal headquarters in Berlin. JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP Even in the midst of a crisis, the jewel in the Vivendi crown loses nothing of its brilliance. Universal Music Group (UMG), the music subsidiary of the French media […]

Frank Briegmann: “The streaming business is exploding”

Dusseldorf Those who are said to be dead live longer: the music industry has survived digital disruption like no other branch. And even more: The Federal Association of the Music Industry (BVMI) is currently reporting an increase in sales of 8.2 percent for the past year to more than 1.6 billion euros. “We have stable […]

Streaming and vinyl bring color back to the record market

It’s probably a first. During the presentation on Tuesday morning of the music market results for the past year, not once was the word piracy spoken! Growing for the fourth consecutive year, the sector which has regained color has visibly moved on to something else. With progression “Sustained” of the recorded music turnover to 5.4% […]

Investors will soon be able to invest in Taylor Swift

San Francisco When an industry is digitized, it often means for the traditional companies in the industry: falling margins, new, more agile competitors and a rapidly collapsing company value. The music industry was one of the first industries to experience this disruption in the early 2000s. But now big music labels, i.e. providers of well-known […]

The largest music label in the world should also go public

Dhe largest music label in the world, the Universal Music Group, is to be listed on the stock exchange by early 2023 at the latest. His parent company Vivendi announced on Friday. The market leader is now following Warner Music. The label submitted an application to the American stock exchange regulator at the end of […]