Tag: China

How ByteDance May Just Be About to Drive the Next Streaming Paradigm

Posted on 24th May, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in China, Consumption, Emerging Markets, Fandom, India, Monetizing Fandom, Music Fandom, Music Fans, Musically, Soundcloud, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, T-series, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment, Tiktok and Youtube

Streaming music is approaching a decision point. Right now, music subscriptions are doing a fantastic job of monetising consumption, but next we need to learn how to monetise fandom. Global…

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10 Trends That Will Reshape the Music Industry

Posted on 3rd April, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in 23 Capital, Albums, Amazon, Amuse, Apple, CDBaby, China, Emerging Markets, India, Laas, Labels As A Services, Latin America, Music Business, Music Business Trends, Music Industry, Netflix, Playlists, Podcasts, Post-album Economics, Radio, Record Labels, Social Music, Splice, Spotify, Streaming Pricing, Tech Major Bundles and Tech Majors

The IFPI has reported that global recorded music revenues have hit $19.1 billion, which means that MIDiA’s own estimates published in March were within 1.6% of the actual results. This revenue growth story is strong…

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Japan Should Look to China for Future Streaming Growth

Posted on 30th January, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in China, China Streaming Market, Japan, Japan Music, Japan Music Revenues, Japan Streaming, KuGou, Kuwo, Line, Mora Qualitas, Smej, Sony Music Japan, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment, TME and We Sing

Japan is the world’s second largest recorded music market and accounts for 14% of the global total. However, Japan is not following the wider market path of surging streaming revenues…

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Soon to be the Biggest Ever YouTube Channel, T-Series May Also Be About to Reshape Global Culture

Posted on 13th December, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Bhangra, Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, Emerging Markets, Guru Randhawa, India, J Balvin, Luis Fonsi, Mexico, Nigeria, Pewdiepie, Reggaeton, Russia, Spotify, T-series, Thailand, The Philippines and Turkey

Some time over the next month or so a YouTube landmark will be passed: T-Series will pass PewDiePie as the most subscribed YouTube channel on the planet. As of time of writing T-Series…

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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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How Tencent is Successfully Monetising a Messaging App Ecosystem

Posted on 6th July, 2018 by Alistair Taylor in Advertising, China, Digital Content, Facebook, Instagram, Messaging App Ecosystem, Midia Event, Monetisation, Pay-walls, Streaming Video, Subscribers, Tencent, Tencent Music, Video, Video Advertising Revenue, Video Subscription, Video Subscription Revenue, Wechat and Whatsapp

Chinese tech giant Tencent, the company that 12 months ago you probably were not paying attention to, is now the second largest messaging app ecosystem globally, behind Facebook. Tencent is…

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