Tag: Major Labels

Global Recorded Music Revenues Grew By $1.4 Billion in 2017

Posted on 19th April, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Bandcamp, Believe Digital, CD Baby, Global Music Revenues, Independent Labels, Indies, Major Labels, Music Market Shares, Music Revenue Growth, Music Revenues, Record Label Market Shares, Record Label Revenues, Recorded Music, Sony Music, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, Tunecore, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group

2017 was a stellar year for the recorded music business. Global recorded music revenues reached $17.4 billion in 2017 in trade values, up from $16 billion in 2016, an annual…

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What Spotify Can Learn From The Roman Slave Trade

Posted on 13th October, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in Age Of Enlightenment, AWAL, Believe Digital, Economic Surplus, Full Stack, Full Stack Music Companies, Full Stack Music Company, Industrial Revolution, Kobalt, Major Labels, Music Streaming, Product Innovation, Renaissance, Roman Empire, Roman Slave Trade, Rome, Soundcloud, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Economics, Streaming Sustainability and Subscriptions

OK, you’re going to have to bear with me on this one, but let me take you back to 2nd century Rome… The Roman Empire was at the peak of its…

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The Three Eras Of Paid Streaming

Posted on 28th July, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in 3 Ages Of Streaming, 3 Eras Of Streaming, 3 Phases Of Streaming, AI, Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Financial Institutions, Funds, Hedge Funds, Investment, Major Labels, Paid Streaming, Record Labels, Sme, Sony, Sony Corporation, Sony Music, Spotify, Spotify Ipo, Streaming, Streaming Evolution, Streaming Market, Streaming Subscriptions, Subscriptions, The Three Eras Of Streaming, Universal, Universal Music, Vivendi and Voice

Streaming has driven such a revenue renaissance within the major record labels that the financial markets are now falling over themselves to work out where they can invest in the…

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