Believe Digital

  1. Believe Digital Studios Sign Queen, Monty Python

    June 04, 2014 10:47 AM EDT Believe Digital Studios have signed Queen, Monty Python, Arab recording artist Nancy Ajram, and independent record labels Demon Music Group and Toolroom Records for a global video distribution and channel management deal.  The U.K.-based digital d ...

  2. Rara Adds iOS Support, Expands Music Catalog and Partners with Lenovo

    October 23, 2012 5:00 AM EDT Rara, an on-demand subscription music company based in the U.K., has launched its service on Apple's iPad and iPhones, as well devices running Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system. Billboard's FutureSound Conference, takes place N ...

  3. French Music Sales Slow in 2011, Digital Continues Growth

    December 07, 2011 12:28 PM EST The French recorded music market went down -5.6% in trade value for the first nine months of 2011 to €321.3 million, labels body SNEP (Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique) revealed in a late November press conference in Paris. The p ...

  4. Believe Digital Partners With Absolute Marketing & Distribution

    October 18, 2011 4:04 PM EDT European digital distributor and services provider Believe Digital has teamed up with London-based Absolute Marketing & Distribution to form a new strategic partnership. Effective immediately, the deal will provide Absolute with access to Beli ...

  5. French Music Sales Drop 5% First Half of 2011; Digital Way Up, Accounts For Nearly A Quarter of All Sales

    September 27, 2011 6:10 PM EDT The French recorded music market dropped 5.7% for the first half of 2011 to €225.9 million (about $307 million) labels body SNEP (which stands for Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique) revealed at a Paris press conference last week. ...

  6. On Everyone's Lips @ Midem: The Cloud

    January 26, 2011 5:36 PM EST One topic was constantly on the lips of MIDEM 2011 attendees: The cloud. It is the foundation for feature-rich services on mobile devices, PCs and televisions. It allows an incredible level of interconnectivity between devices and services. Becaus ...

  7. French Biz Down In Q3

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST The French recorded music market has experienced a sudden pause in its fragile recovery, labels trade body Snep revealed. The market had shown signs of recovery earlier this year, amid suggestions that the incoming HADOPI graduated response measur ...

  8. Popkomm: German Govt To Act On Internet Piracy

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The German music industry generated sales of over €5.5 billion ($7.01 billion) in 2009 in all categories including recorded music, publishing and live entertainment. The sector has 11,000 companies employing a total of 36,300 people. Those impress ...

  9. French Biz Continues To Grow In 2010

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The French recorded music market went up 4.1% in trade value for the first half of 2010 to €239.3 million ($305.1 million), labels body Snep revealed today (Sept. 8) in a press conference in Paris. The physical market went up 2.5% in value to €196 ...

  10. Believe Digital To 'Upstream' Buzz Acts

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT European digital distributor and services provider Believe Digital is to roll out its premium service to unsigned buzz acts. Founded in 2004, Believe Digital claims to be the leading digital distributor and services provider to independent artists ...

  11. Mflow Launches In U.K.

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The social music discovery service mflow has officially launched in the U.K. It was has been operating a closed trial for 10,000 invited users since October 2009. From April 15, it has removed access restrictions, though it remains for U.K residen ...

  12. France’s Zimbalam Plants Flag In North America

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital music distribution network Zimbalam is launching in the U.S. and Canada. Owned by indie music distributor Believe Digital, Zimbalam places clients’ music on 25 different digital music services, including iTunes and Spotify for a flat rate ...

  13. Lala Deal Extends Believe’s International Presence

    November 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST European digital distribution service Believe Digital has partnered with music website www.Lala.com to provide its repertoire to Google's recently unveiled music service. The deal will also see Believe Digital provide its repertoire through L ...

  14. Zimbalam Expands Into Italy, Germany

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Zimbalam, a French-based digital distribution service for unsigned artists, has extended its operations to Italy and Germany. The Zimbalam service was set up two months ago and forms part of Believe Digital, a Paris-based company that has been act ...

  15. France's Believe Acquires mTunes

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paris-based digital music distribution and marketing service Believe Digital has acquired German digital distribution company mTunes for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2003, MTunes distributes a catalog of 100,000 tracks from about 800 independent ...