Tag: apple music

Just What Is a Podcast, Anyway?

Posted on 17th January, 2020 by Mark Mulligan in Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, Audio, Audio Strategy, Media, Media Trends, Podcast, Podcast Debate, Podcast Strategy, Radio Disruption, Radio Podcast Apps, Radio Takes On Streaming, Spotify Podcast Strategy, Twitter and Youtube

The podcast market – as with all media ­– is going through dramatic change, stretching the very meaning of what podcasts even are. To understand this fast-changing market, it is…

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Music Subscriber Market Shares H1 2019

Posted on 5th December, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon Music, Apple Music, Deezer, Google, MelOn, Midia Market Shares, Music Market Shares, Music Subscriber Market Shares, Pandora, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music Market Shares, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment and Youtube Music

The global streaming market continues to grow at pace. At the end of June 2019 there were 304.9 million music subscribers globally. That was up 34 million on the end…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) November 11th 2019

Posted on 11th November, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Airpods, Amazon, Amazon Prime Video, Apple Music, Apple Tv, BTS, Climiate Crisis, Disney, Fandom 3.0, Google, Google Next Mini, Hbo Maz, Hulu, Microsoft, Netflix, Productivity, Recycling and Superfans

BTS, fandom 3.0: The management of BTS’s distributor was trying to work out who had green-lit an unauthorized billboard campaign for the South Korean boy band. When it turned out that…

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Songwriters Aren’t Getting Paid Enough and Here’s Why

Posted on 10th September, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Apple Music, Cmos, Drake, Google, Music Publishers, Music Publishing, Pros, Song Writers, Songwriters, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Royalties, Streaming Royalty Rates and The Industrialization Of Song Writing

Music Business Worldwide recently ran a story on how Apple has proposed a standard streaming rate for songwriters, with Google and Spotify apparently resistant. Of course, Apple can afford to run Apple…

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