The music industry has evolved over the years. We have seen different genres of music, new artists with unique styles, new instruments, and new ways of recording and releasing music.This year you will expect the following trends in the music industry.
Unconventional ways of releasing and marketing music
Music is now released in many unconventional ways and the trend will continue this year. Artists don’t only depend on the record companies anymore. Artists are now releasing music on YouTube channels or iTunes. Taylor Swift has recently promoted her album by having her picture on pizza boxes. This kind of innovative promotional approach is expected this year.
The emergence of young pop artists
Pop songs are for the youthful genre. But now we are getting very young pop singers who are as young as 14 years old. Artists like Lemon Twigs, Dave, and Declan McKenna have become pop artists at a very young age and this trend will continue.
Purchase of records will increase
This year you will notice people buying records and listening to the songs of their favorite classic singers. Though most people download music, the sell of vinyl is expected to rise to this year.
The popularity of Latin music
The song ‘Despacito’ had taken the music industry by storm recently, making Latin music very popular. DJ Khaled’s ‘Wild Thought’, Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ also has Latin musical styles. We can expect more music from Latin root this year.
The revival of boy bands
There was a time when boy bands were very popular, like the ‘Backstreet Boys’, ‘N Sync’, etc. This year you will notice the revival of boy bands.
These trends indicate that the music industry is changing. The competition will be more and the artists have to come up with innovative strategies to record and promote their music.