The 10 Most Streamed Artists of All Time

As physical media gets less popular, more of us are taking to streaming our favourite movies, TV shows and, of course, music! At The Insurance Emporium, when listening to some of our favourite tracks, we wondered who the most streamed artists of all time might be. That’s why we’ve looked into it and found the […]

The Top 12 Albums of 2020

2020 was a difficult year, but one thing we can all count on is music to help us through! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve taken a look at the chart-topping albums of 2020 to see what music, old and new, got us through the last year! 12. folklore, Taylor Swift Taylor Swift switches styles in […]

The UK’s Best-Selling Albums of All Time

On average we spend 18 hours per week listening to music and a whopping 54% of people identify themselves as ‘loving’ or being ‘fanatical’ about music! At The Insurance Emporium, we’ve had look at the top 10 best-selling albums of all time in the UK and it’s safe to say you have some pretty good […]

How to Motivate Your Kids to Practise Music

Learning an instrument is a fantastic skill that your child could carry with them throughout their life. But motivating your child to practise their musical instrument can be difficult at the best of times! Here are a few ways to encourage them to practise. You never know, they might become the next Mozart! Make practising […]

How Many People in Our Pre-Lockdown Music Festival Survey Thought Glastonbury Would Be Postponed in 2020?

Scenes like this one from Glastonbury Festival in pre-lockdown times may seem like a distant memory to us now, with so many unexpected changes having taken place in recent months since COVID-19’s arrival.  We asked almost 1,500 people in our independent music festival survey*, carried out just days before lockdown, whether they had serious concerns […]

Our Top Music Acts to Watch in 2020

There are so many new musical adventures to be had at the moment! Whatever genre you’re into, it’s becoming so much easier to discover new, exciting talent and stunning tracks. As it’s the start of a new year (and, dare we say it, decade), we’re looking ahead to what’s upcoming, and can reveal our top […]

Top Songs of the Decade

At The Insurance Emporium, we can hardly believe we’re at the end of another year, let alone another decade! The past 10 years have been full of magical adventures. But what’s an adventure without a great soundtrack? Fortunately, the 2010s have given us some fantastic tunes, so much so that it’s been a real challenge […]


There are so many great reasons to play as part of an orchestra! Aside from helping you out with your musical career, it’s a way to make friends, feel part of a community, increase confidence in your playing, as well as having fun! However, no matter how capable a player you might be, auditioning for […]


Are you the bassist in a band? Fed up with getting very little of the recognition lapped up by your fellow band members? The bass guitarist can often be overlooked in favour of more showy lead guitarists and vocalists. But don’t worry! We’ve got your back with our top six reasons why the bassist is […]


The guitar is the cornerstone of rock music and at the heart of the rock and roll experience. The mighty axe is about as iconic as the musicians who wield them. At The Insurance Emporium, we love rocking along to legendary riffs, licks and guitar solos. That’s why we’ve put together our list of some […]