From Goldman Sachs’ multi-billion dollar projection to BTS’ hiatus: It’s MBW’s Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to Music Business Worldwide [182 articles]” > Music Business Worldwide’s weekly round-up– where we make certain you captured the 5 greatest stories to strike our headings over the previous 7 days. MBW’s round-up is supported by Centtrip, which assists over 500 of the world’s very popular artists increase their earnings and lower their touring expenses.

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Goldman Sachs [136 articles]” > Goldman Sachs offered the worldwide music market something to cheer about today.

By 2030, according to Goldman Sachs [135 articles]” > Goldman Sachs’ highly-influential Music In The Air report, yearly international trade profits putting into the taped music market (labels, suppliers, and artists) will grow to USD $532 billion

That’s up by $ 7.5 billion on Goldman Sach’s previous latest forecast ($457 bn). It’s likewise more than double the size of around the world record biz earnings in 2015 ($259 bn) as counted by the IFPI.

Elsewhere in Goldman Sachs [135 articles]” > Goldman’s 62- page report, composed by reputable GS expert, Lisa Yang, together with her associates, yearly trade incomes in music publishing are predicted to strike $116 billion by 2030, up $1 billion from its previous projection of $106 billion

Elsewhere today, Korean K-Pop huge HYBE’s flagship group BTS revealed that they’re taking a break to concentrate on solo jobs.

The news scared financiers, with BTS’ ‘hiatus’ statement triggering HYBE’s shares to fall by almost 25% to 145,000 South Korea Won on Wednesday (June 15), cleaning around $1.5 billion from the K-pop giant’s market cap worth.

This week likewise brought news of a brand-new addition to SoundCloud [377 articles]” > SoundCloud’s management group. Tracy Chan has actually left his function at Amazon [595 articles]” > Amazon-owned livestream platform Twitch to lead SoundCloud’ worldwide developer organization as its brand-new Senior Vice President of Creator. The news likewise indicates that Twitch is presently without a Head of Music. See this area.

Also today, Vanessa Picken was called as the brand-new Chair and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment [1,196 articles]” > Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, while Spotify [2,832 articles]” > Spotify revealed that it’s getting AI voice platform Sonantic.

Here’s what occurred today …


How much is the worldwide music market going to deserve in 2030?

It’s a concern that Goldman Sachs tries to address each year by means of an upgrade to its highly-influential Music In The Air report, penned by reputable GS expert, Lisa Yang, together with her coworkers.

This year’s 62- page upgrade has actually now gotten here– perhaps together with a specific sense of uneasiness for those financiers who’ve cumulatively invested billions of dollars on music brochure acquisitions over the past 18 months …

2) HYBE share rate drops as BTS reveal break. Could band’s hiatus really be great news for the Korean business?

BTS shared some shock news today that startled financiers in HYBE, the publicly-traded K-pop business behind the group.

This week, the K-Pop super stars released a ‘BTS Dinner Party’ video on their main YouTube [1,303 articles]” > YouTube channel to their 67.9 million customers.

Over supper, the band gone over difficulties they’re dealing with– and exposed that they would be taking a break to pursue solo jobs …”


SoundCloud has actually designated music market veteran Tracy Chan as Senior Vice President of Creator.

Chan’s visit at SoundCloud implies that he’s leaving his function at Twitch as Head of Music. Chan signed up with the Amazon-owned livestreaming platform in 2020 from Spotify, where he was Director of Product Management.

In a media declaration revealing the news, SoundCloud President Eliah Seton [48 articles]” > Eliah Seton calls Chan’s visit, “a game-changing addition to [the] management group at SoundCloud …”

4) Vanessa Picken selected Chair and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand

Sony Music Entertainment has actually designated Vanessa Picken to the function of Chair and CEO of Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand.

Reporting to Rob Stringer [166 articles]” > Rob Stringer, Chairman, Sony Music Group [217 articles]” > Sony Music Group, Picken will start her brand-new function in September.

Sony Music Entertainment Australia & New Zealand’s previous Chairman & CEO, Denis Handlin [28 articles]” > Denis Handlin, left the business in June 2021 …


Spotify is purchasing London-based Sonantic, an AI voice platform that declares to be able to develop “engaging, nuanced, and amazingly sensible voices from text”.

On Sonantic’s site, the business states its “innovation is poised to transform video game and movie production”.

Launched in December 2018 by Zeena Qureshi and John Flynn, Sonantic’s creators have backgrounds in speech and language treatment to Hollywood noise production …

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