Tag: apple music

Why Music and Video are Crucial to Apple’s Future

Posted on 7th January, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon, Amazon Prime, Apple, Apple Earnings, Apple Mno, Apple Music, Comes With Music, Handset Bundles, IHeart Media, Ipad, IPhone, Itunes Billing, Music Bundles, Netflix, Nokia, Nokia Comes With Music, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Video and Video Bundles

Apple’s downgraded earnings guidance represents its first profit warning in 10 years. This is clearly a big deal, and probably not as much to do with a weakening Chinese economy if Alibaba’s…

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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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‘Nice for What?’ and the Slow Death of the Album

Posted on 10th April, 2018 by Zach Fuller in Apple Music, Beggars Banquet, Death Of The Album, Drake, Independent Label, Island Records, Lp, Major Label, Music Business Models, Music Industry, Nice For What, Playlisting, Spotify, Streaming, Warp Records and Xl Recordings

I write this week’s blog conflicted between the music fan who grew up on the album and the MIDiA analyst looking at the numbers (an eternal struggle). Alongside the feature-length…

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