Tag: streaming 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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How YouTube’s Domination of Streaming Clips the Market’s Wings

Posted on 3rd January, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Ad Supported Arpu, Ad Supported Streaming, Article 13, EU, European Commission, Music Market, Pandora, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Revenue 2018, Vevo, Youtube, Youtube Music and Youtube’s Role In Streaming

Firstly, happy new year to you all. Now on to the first post of 2019. The Article 13 debate that shaped so much of the latter part of 2018 will…

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State of the YouTube Music Economy 2.0: A Turning Point for All Parties

Posted on 24th August, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Ad Supported Music, Digital Music, Digital Music Revenue, Free Streaming, Freemium, Music Streaming, Music Video, On Demand, Rights Payments, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Revenue, Value Gap, Value Grab, Vevo, Youtube and Youtube Value Gap

YouTube is the most widely used streaming music app globally but it is also the most controversial one, locked in a perpetual struggle with music rights holders, with neither side…

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What Netflix’s Missing $9 Billion Tells Us About Spotify’s Business Model

Posted on 18th July, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Netflix, Netflix Earnings, Netflix Market Cap, Netflix Stock Price, Spotify, Spotify Earnings, Spotify Market Cap, Spotify Stock Price, Streaming, Streaming Music and Streaming Video

On Monday (July 16th), Netflix’s quarterly earnings missed targets, resulting in $9.1 billion being wiped off its market capitalisation due to twitchy investors jumping ship. To be clear, Netflix had a…

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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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