Tag: Pandora

Just Who Would Buy Universal Music?

Posted on 14th January, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Access Industries, Artists Direct, Bolloré Group, Deezer, First Access Entertainment, Formula 1 Racing, Institutional Investors, Liberty Media, Live Nation, Major Label Market Shares, MLB, Pandora, Perform, Private Equity, Record Label Market Shares, Saavn, SiriusXM, Sme, Sony Music, The Atlanta Braves, UMG, Umg Market Share, Universal Market Share, Universal Music, Universal Music Investment, Universal Music Sale, Vincent Bolloré, Vivendi, Warner Music, WMG and Yannick Bolloré

Vivendi continues to look for a buyer for a portion of Universal Music. Though the process has been running officially since May 2018, the transaction (or transactions) may not close…

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How YouTube’s Domination of Streaming Clips the Market’s Wings

Posted on 3rd January, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Ad Supported Arpu, Ad Supported Streaming, Article 13, EU, European Commission, Music Market, Pandora, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Revenue 2018, Vevo, Youtube, Youtube Music and Youtube’s Role In Streaming

Firstly, happy new year to you all. Now on to the first post of 2019. The Article 13 debate that shaped so much of the latter part of 2018 will…

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Mid-Year 2018 Streaming Market Shares

Posted on 13th September, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Prime Music, Apple, Apple Music, Google, Google Play MusicLine Music, Label Streaming Revenue, Market Share, MelOn, Music Streaming, Music Subscriber Market Shares, Music Subscriptions, Pandora, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Market Shares, Streaming Services, Subscribers, Subscription Services and Subscriptions

Music subscribers grew by 16% in the first half of 2018 to reach 229.5 million, up from 198.6 million at the end of 2017. Year-on-year the global subscriber base increased…

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Free Report: Digital Music Is Streaming Forward

Posted on 16th April, 2018 by Dara Jegede in Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, Bodak Yellow, Digital Music, Digital Music Revenue, DiMA, Google, Microsoft, Music Piracy, Napster, Pandora, Playlist, Playlisting, Spotify, Streaming and Youtube

MIDiA is proud to partner with DiMA on its inaugural Streaming Forward Report. Digital distribution, and streaming in particular, has been transforming music business in recent years. Although digital business models…

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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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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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