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This Is What Post-IPO Life Will Look Like For Spotify

Posted on 17th November, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in IPO, Netflix, Netflix Share Price, Pandora, Pandora Stock Price, Sound Trap, Spotify, Spotify As A Label, Spotify Buys Soundtrap, Spotify Direct Listing, Spotify Ipo, Spotify Nasdaq, Spotify Nyse, Spotify Public, Spotify Share Price and Spotify Stock Price

With a fair wind, Spotify’s long-anticipated public offering should happen before the end of Q2 2018 (and yes, probably a direct listing rather than an IPO but ‘IPO’ worked better…

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Musical.ly Sells For $800 Million But Peaked By Being Too Silicon Valley

Posted on 10th November, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in Dubsmash, Flipagram, Gen Z, Instagram, Jinri Toutiao, Lip Syncing, Lip Syncing Apps, Messaging Apps, Music Messaging Apps, Music Messenger Apps, Musical.ly, Silicon Valley, Snapchat, Teens and Tweens

  News has just emerged that lip synching app Musical.ly is to be sold for between $800 million and $1 billion to Chinese company Jinri Toutiao, which also bought Musical.ly predecessor…

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Pandora’s Loss Is Sirius XM’s Gain

Posted on 9th November, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in Apple Music, Interactive Radio, Liberty Acquisition, Liberty Media, Napster, Pandora, Radio, Reach Metrics, Rhapsody, Satellite Radio, Semi-interactive Radio, Sirius XM, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Radio, Us Radio Market, Wau and Web Radio

Pandora is in trouble, as explained by the consistently excellent Tim Ingham at Music Business Worldwide, after losing a billion dollars over the last four years and monthly active users…

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Announcing MIDiA’s Streaming Services Market Shares Report

Posted on 3rd November, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in 7Digital, Amazon, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Prime Music, América Móvil, Anghami, Apple, Apple Music, AWA, Claro Musica, D Hits, Deezer, EE, France Telecom, Google Play Music, Itunes, Juke, KKBOX, KPN, KuGou, Kuwo, Line Music, Market Share, MediaMarktSaturn, MelOn, MTN Music, Music Streaming, Music Subscriber Market Shares, Music Subscriptions, Napster, Netease, NTT Docomo, Orange, Pandora, QQ Music, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Market Share, Streaming Market Shares, Streaming Services, Subscribers, Subscription Services, Subscriptions, Telia, Tencent, Tidal, Vivo and Vodafone

As the streaming music market matures, the bar is continually raised for the quality of data required, both in terms of granularity and accuracy. At MIDiA we have worked hard…

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