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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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Is YouTube MLB’s Answer to Tap into Younger Audience?

Posted on 29th July, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in Amazon Prime Video, Baseball, Cable Consumption, Channel 4, Concurrent Viewers, Consumer Behaviours, Content Consumption, Cricket, DAZN, Demographic, Digital Content, Digital Ecosystem, Distribution Deal, Diversification, ECB, English Premier League, EPL, Espn, Exclusive Rights, Facebook, Fanbase, Fans, FIFA Women’s World Cup, Finite Resources, Fox, Free To Air, FTA, Google, ICC Cricket World Cup Final, Ive Sports, LA Dodgers, Major League Baseball, MLB, Morning Consult, Multiple Subscriptions, Non-exclusive, OTT, Over-the-top, Pay-TV Subscribers, Peak Attention Economy, Peak Audience, Penetration, Philadelphia Phillies, Premium Rights, Rights Acquisition, Rights Holders, Sky, Sports Fans, Sports Rights, Subscribers, Subscription Retention, TBS, Time Allocation, Wau, Weekly Active Users and Youtube

On July 18th, Google-owned YouTube livestreamed the first of its exclusive Major League Baseball (MLB) matches, acquired through a partnership announced with the MLB at the end of April 2019.…

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Spotify Takes Aim at Radio, Again

Posted on 13th June, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Revenue, Ad Supported Streaming, Ad Supported Streaming Audio, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Playlists, Podcasts, Radio, Spotify, Spotify Ad Revenue, Spotify Competing With Radio, Spotify Playlists, Streaming Ad Revenue, Streaming Playlists, Streaming Radio and Your Daily Drive

Spotify has launched a radio-like feature set for premium subscribers in the US called Your Daily Drive.Although it is only positioned as a playlist, the content mix includes podcast news content…

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Heavyweight Battle for Premium Sporting Rights Dependent on Three Factors

Posted on 3rd June, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in Apple, BAMTech, Broadcast Rights, BT, Cable, Carriage Partnerships, D-day For Sporting Rights, DAZN, Digital Rights, Disney, Disney Streaming Services, Disruption, Enhanced Social Reach, EPL, Espn, FIFA World Cup, Google, La Liga, Latency, Monthly Active Users, NBC, Nfl, NHL, Optimal Capital, Optus, Optus Sport, Overextension, Pay Tv, Premium Sports Rights, Redistribution, Rights Acquisition, Rights Holders, SBS, Serie A, Sky, Sport-centric, Sports Rights, Streaming Services, Subscription Video On Demand, Svod, Tech Majors, Traditional Broadcasters and UCL

The sports rights landscape has changed fundamentally with the emergence of streaming subscription video on demand (SVOD) services. Digital and broadcast rights used to be separate deals entirely, but now…

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Fail Fast, Fail Early – Can Eleven’s UK Struggle Aid Future Growth?

Posted on 21st February, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in Allsvenskan, Altice, Amazon, Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon Prime Video, Android TV, Audience Engagement, Audience Reach, BT Sport, Bundesliga, Carriage Partnerships, Chinese Super League, Disney, Disruptors, Distribution Partnerships, Domestic Rights, Eleven Sports, English Premier League, Eredivisie, Espn, Formula One, Google, Google Chromecast, IMG, La Liga, Liga Endesa Basketball, Ligue 1, Linear Broadcasters, Live Content, Live Sports, Nfl, NOS, Nowo, OTT, Over-the-top, Pay Tv, Portfolio Diversification, Premium Rights, Rights Acquisition, Rights Holders, ROI, Samsung, Serie A, Sky, SPFL, Sport TV, Sporting Rights, Sports Fans, Sports-centric, Subscribers, Subscription Video On Demand, Svod, Traditional Pay-TV, UEFA Champions League, Ufc, Value Propostion, Video Services and Vodafone

Eleven Sports announced last week it had successfully agreed long-term distribution agreements with all four TV operators in Portugal – Altice, NOS, Nowo and Vodafone. Achieving this agreement puts Eleven…

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