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Taylor Swift, Label Services and What Comes Next

Posted on 22nd November, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in #MERKY, ADA, Billy Bragg, Cooking Vinyl, Janet Jackson, Label Services, Label Services Deals, Major Labels, Majors, Martin Goldschmidt, Nick Cave, Pete Jenner, Record Labels, Rick Astley, Stormzy, Taylor Swift, UMG, Universal Music, Universal Music Group, Vivendi, Warner Music Group and WMG

Taylor Swift has done it again, striking a deal with UMG that includes a commitment from the world’s largest label group to share proceeds from Spotify stock saleswith artists, even…

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The Meta Trends that Will Shape 2019

Posted on 16th November, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in 2019 Forecast, 2019 Tech And Media Predictions, AI, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, AR, Environment, Facebook, GDPR, Google, Green, Machine Learning, Midia Predictions, Music, Privacy, Rights, Social, Tech, Tech Predictions, Video, Voice and Vr

MIDiA has just published its annual predictions report. Here are a few highlights. 2018 was another year of change, disruption and transformation across media and technology. Although hyped technologies –…

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Sky Shows Hand With Bid For Scottish Football TV Rights

Posted on 12th November, 2018 by Alistair Taylor in Assets, Broadcast Rights, BT, Consumer Behaviour, Cord-cutters, EFL, Eleven Sports, EPL, Football, Pay Tv, Pay-tv Subscriptions, Peak Attention Economy, Rights Portfolio, Scottish Football, Scottish Sun, Sky, Sky Sports, Soccer, SPFL, Strategy, Streaming Services, Subscription Video On Demand, UCL, Value Proposition and Viewing Figures

Sky sports has doubled down on UK football and is the firm favourite to acquire the exclusive rights to broadcast Scottish football (SPFL), having bid £100 million for the next…

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