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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Music companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Music industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Music Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Shazam Entertainment

Shazam Entertainment

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Shazam Entertainment is an app that identify any music playing around you.

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Yoto

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Yoto – The screen-free audio platform for kids.

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Sofar Sounds

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Sofar Sounds is a global community hosting curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world.

Yoto

ROLI

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ROLI is a London-based music technology company that produces musical instruments and software products.

Yoto

MelodyVR

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MelodyVR is a destination for music in virtual reality.

Yoto

Mixcloud

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Mixcloud is an online long-form audio platform providing content such as radio shows, podcasts and DJ mixes.

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund

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Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited offers investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated musical intellectual property rights

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AWAL

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AWAL is a digital marketing and distribution company that enables artists and labels to be in control and release music globally.

Yoto

Pirate Studios

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Pirate Studios is the music technology company.

Yoto

FanCircles

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Reach followers and fans through your own fan club platform built for music artists, YouTubers, television shows and celebrities

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Thrillz

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Personalised celebrity video messages and live experiences

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7digital

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7digital is the global leader in B2B end-to-end digital music solutions.

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A Million Ads

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A Million Ads provides dynamic audio advertising for users of digital radio and streaming services.

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Buster + Punch

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A London, UK-based interiors brand.

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SHOW4ME

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A network for musicians, music professionals, and music lovers

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The Power Of Music

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The Power Of Music delivers genuine, meaningful connections based on a shared love of the same music.

Yoto

Keakie

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Keakie is an audio platform that uses a bespoke AI engine and analytics to tailor quality content to its users.

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InPlayer

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InPlayer is a video and digital asset monetization platform.

Yoto

Hire Space

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The UK’s leading venue marketplace. Memorable venues, all in one place.

Yoto

Flat

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Flat is an online and collaborative music score editor.

Yoto

Encore Technologies

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Encore is an online network of musicians that enables them to access many performance opportunities in the music community around them.

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Instrumental

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Our TalentAI platform uses machine learning to discover emerging talent, predominantly for the music and entertainment industry.

Yoto

Ambie

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SaaS music solution for retail and hospitality businesses looking to boost their customer experience and drive profits

Yoto

Festicket

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Festicket is a marketplace to discover and book music festival tickets, accommodation, transfers and extras.

Yoto

Trackd

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Trackd is the platform where artists create and audiences discover. Songs Start Here.

Yoto

Discover Film

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A technology and entertainment platform for short movies. Films can be watched online and via mobile and Smart TV Apps.

Yoto

Soundclub

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Disrupting the discovery of live music experiences

Yoto

Pretty Green

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Named after a track by The Jam, Pretty Green provides simple, classic clothing with a modern twist.

Yoto

The Qube

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Creatives, Music, Art, Film, Photography

Yoto

Fulwell 73

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Fulwell 73 is a television, film and music production company

Yoto

Butlr

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Butlr is the fastest growing ordering platform for bars, pubs and music venues. One app across all venues removing queues.

Yoto

Global

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Global is a media and entertainment company that operates commercial radio stations.

Yoto

terrible*

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Music Merchandise, Tech, Analytics, Marketplace, Supply Chain

Yoto

100mentors

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We empower today’s youth to consciously take their once in a lifetime decisions & prepare them for the workplace of the future.

Yoto

Sing King

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Sing King is the world’s biggest online karaoke community.

Yoto

MusicGurus

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MusicGurus is an online learning company that helps anyone learn music from the world’s top artists.

Yoto

Lirica

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Lirica harnesses the power of music to make learning both memorable and fun.

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Musicmetric

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Musicmetric offers analytics and trend forecasting services for the music industry.

Yoto

Crowdmix

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Connecting the world through music. The app where bands, fans and brands collide.

Yoto

IRIS Listen Well

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IRIS Listen Well is bringing back living sound and enabling the world to Listen Well.

Yoto

Rotor

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Make high quality music videos in minutes

Yoto

Bronze

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BRONZE is a technology that allows music creators to utilise AI and machine learning as tools for composition and release.

Yoto

Trad3r

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Trad3r is a social trading platform for stocks, celebrities, sports and friends.

Yoto

Tradiio

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Tradiio is a music app for web and mobile which blends streaming with direct-to-fan recurring payments for artists.

Yoto

Tastebuds

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Tastebuds is the best place to meet new people who share your taste in music.

Yoto

FrontRow Global

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Music Data Intelligence for Music Industry

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Gruvi

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Gruvi develops interactive media solutions for the entertainment industry to engage and streamline global audiences.

Yoto

Electric Jukebox

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Electric Jukebox: Taking on music streaming services, home entertainment systems

Yoto

Musikki

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Musikki is a living music platform that aims to bring together all the world’s musical knowledge, content and services.

Yoto

GigZoo

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GigZoo is an entertainment marketplace platform connecting talent and customers without limits.

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Musicraiser

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Musicraiser is a italy based music company.

Yoto

Rushmore.fm

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We want to bring artists and music fans closer together.

Yoto

Humm

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Humm, music for the masses, is a free no ads alternative to Spotify and Apple Music. Making music accesible to everyone.

Yoto

LoveLive

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LoveLive creates music content and offers services for brands, broadcasters, channels, digital platforms and labels.

Yoto

CueSongs

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CueSongs simplifies the process of licensing music for small usages – no hassle, prolonged negotiation or excessive fees.

Yoto

Ali Rasoul LTD

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An independent creative marketing agency committed to uncompromising visions working in the entertainment and corporate industries.

Yoto

PS Ventures Limited

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PS Ventures Limited is a mobile application and games developer company and has developed apps like Music Syn

Yoto

Cosound

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A music industry community app.

Yoto

ArtConscious Kft

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ArtConscious is an online platform is to represent central and eastern european artists and designers.

Yoto

Live&Loud

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Live&Loud is a UK-based company that matches up hospitality venues and music artists.

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Signature Brew

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Signature Brew is a music inspired brewery – known internationally for their collaboration beers with the musicians themselves.

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nSpireMe

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nSpireMe is a music practice app.

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Guardian Media Group

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GMG is a leading multimedia business. The diverse portfolio includes national and regional newspapers, websites, radio stations, magazines

Yoto

Fanbytes

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Creating unforgettable experiences with the stars you love.

Yoto

Eagle-i Music

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Eagle-i Music is an independent music publishing company with a global centralized database hub.

Yoto

MXX

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MXX is a creative AI technology company. We have built the world’s first AI engine that atomises and edits any music to video, instantly.

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PingTune – Music Messenger

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PingTune is the Messaging App for Music Fans. This mobile-first experience brings fans closer to the music and artists they love, on mobile.

Yoto

Last.fm

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Last.fm is an online music catalogue providing users with personalized recommendations based on their taste in music.

Yoto

Screenburn

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Screenburn is a Facebook VoD platform enabling the sale of film and TV from a Facebook page.

Yoto

Cove

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A music-making app that helps people to communicate their feelings.

Yoto

HIT Entertainment

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HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading pre-school entertainment companies.

Yoto

Tunepics

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Tunepics is an iPhone application that enables its users to share pictures attached to audio music files.

Yoto

Kauris Ltd

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Kauris Ltd. develops LAMOOVA promoting clubbing trough App, Animation Film and Series, Comics and Website, AR / VR.

Yoto

Audio Network

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Audio Network offers an online portal that enables content creators to download music and use them in film, TV, and video production.

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Water Babies

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Water Babies is a musical played at Curve Theatre in Leicester, United Kingdom.

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Synchtank

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The SaaS software platform for managing and monetizing music & media assets

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Boiler Room

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Boiler Room is an online platform that enables its users to live stream and archive musical shows.

Yoto

Resident Advisor

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RA is an online music magazine and community platform that’s dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe.

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Songdrop

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Songdrop is an online platform to save streamed music and create playlists.

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BattleMe – Hip Hop Community and Rap Studio

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Mobile app creating a community where freestylers and rappers can record tracks and grow their talent through winning contests.

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WildBrain

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Wild Brain is a computer animation studio that creates short cartoons for corporate advertisements and television shows.

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Gearbox Records

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Vinyl led record label and cutting studio, producing previously unreleased archive & new recordings.

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Arsenal Football Club

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Arsenal Football Club is a multi media production company representing a diverse & exciting international talent roster including Director.

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The Busking Project

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Busk is a mobile app that allows street artists exposure and a way to earn money.

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WiredVibe

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We’ve made music purpose-driven, convenient and efficient.

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Playlists.net

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Playlists.net is a music discovery platform to enable users to discover and enjoy music library of 150,000 high quality playlist.

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Mvelani

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Mvelani is an on-demand African music platform that helps music lover discover and listen to old and new music on all of their devices

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TeamRock

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TeamRock Radio is a commercial-free national DAB rock radio station broadcasting in the UK.

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Whiise

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Credible knowledge, crowdsourced by top industry experts

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Visionalia ltd

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A NEW KIND OF A.I. TO START A MUSIC REVOLUTION

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LICKD

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Pre-cleared commercial music licensing for YouTube and Online Video Creators.

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Voisey

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Voisey is an app that connects singers, songwriters, artists, and producers through collaborative songwriting. Record, publish, and share.

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Listal

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Listal is a social network that allows its users to list, rate, review, tag, and add images and videos to entertainment products.

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Music Business Worldwide

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MBW is a free, in-depth news, insight and analysis platform for the international music industry.

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Zombaio

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Zombaio provides payments service for the online content and entertainment industry.

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Wireless Theatre

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A award winning leading UK audio drama production company.

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Mixlr

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Mixlr, a platform for social live audio, allows people to broadcast and engage with fans, friends and listeners in real-time.

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MyMusic

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MyMusic is a music exploration site that enables music fans to find, discover, and share music content from around the web.

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Rap Fame

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Mobile platform for rappers and hip-hop lovers: recording studio with cool beats, competitions, community.

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Global Radio

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UK’s largest commercial radio group

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Terrabyte Studios Limited

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Media Company powering online services for all your needs!

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