Tag: spotify

Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) - September 16th 2019

Posted on 16th September, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Apple, Apple Bundles, Apple Device Portfolio, Apple Hardware, Apple Product Strategy, Apple Tv, IPhone, Peak Tech, Soundbetter, Space Lift, Spotify and Two Sided Marketplace

Spotify – small step, big step: Spotify has announced that it is acquiring musician marketplace company Soundbetter. Back in July, Spotify halted its artist direct offering. Some quarters viewed that as the…

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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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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) August 5th 2019

Posted on 5th August, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Cricket, ECB, Facebook, Facebook Video Device, Facebook Watch, Fortnite, Spotify, Spotify Subscribers, The Attention Economy, Tiktok, Tiktok Licensing and Tiktok Rights Holders

Spotify – steady sailing, for now: Spotify hit 108 million subscribers in Q2 2019 – which is exactly what we predicted. Spotify continues to grow in line with the wider market, maintaining…

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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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