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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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How Streaming is Changing the Shape of Music [Part I]

Posted on 6th September, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in A+R Strategy, Artists, Audience Fragmentation, Buzz Feed, Catalogue, How Streaming Is Changing Music, Labels, Record Labels, Song Writers, Song Writing, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Changes, Value Chain Tensions and Value Chains

[This is the first of two thought pieces on how streaming is reshaping music from creation to consumption]  The streaming era has arrived in the music business, but the music…

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State of the YouTube Music Economy 2.0: A Turning Point for All Parties

Posted on 24th August, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Ad Supported Music, Digital Music, Digital Music Revenue, Free Streaming, Freemium, Music Streaming, Music Video, On Demand, Rights Payments, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Revenue, Value Gap, Value Grab, Vevo, Youtube and Youtube Value Gap

YouTube is the most widely used streaming music app globally but it is also the most controversial one, locked in a perpetual struggle with music rights holders, with neither side…

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Tech Majors Market Shares Q2 2018

Posted on 15th August, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Fang, Gaaf, Gafa, Google, Tech Major, Tech Major Earnings, Tech Major Growth, Tech Major Market Shares, Tech Major Results, Tech Major Revenue, Tech Major Revenues, Tech Major Shares, Tech Major Strategy and Tech Majors

The tech world has no shortage of acronyms for the big tech companies (GAFA, GAAF, Fang, the four horsemen…). At MIDiA we like to keep things simple, just like the…

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Emerging Music Markets: Streaming’s Third Wave

Posted on 10th August, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Baidu Music, China, Emerging Markets, Gaana, Hungama, India, IRoking, Jio Music, KuGou, Kuwo, Mdundo, Middle East, Mkito, MTN, MTN Music, Mzliki, Netease Cloud Music, QQ Music, Quan Min K G, Saavn, Simfy Africa, Streaming Emerging Markets, Sub Saharan Africa, Vkontakte, Vkontakte Music, Vuga, Wynk Music, Yandex, Yandex Music and Zvook

MIDiA has just published a new report that deep dives into how streaming is, or in some cases is not, lifting off in emerging markets. The regions we focused on…

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What Netflix’s Missing $9 Billion Tells Us About Spotify’s Business Model

Posted on 18th July, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Netflix, Netflix Earnings, Netflix Market Cap, Netflix Stock Price, Spotify, Spotify Earnings, Spotify Market Cap, Spotify Stock Price, Streaming, Streaming Music and Streaming Video

On Monday (July 16th), Netflix’s quarterly earnings missed targets, resulting in $9.1 billion being wiped off its market capitalisation due to twitchy investors jumping ship. To be clear, Netflix had a…

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