Apple revolutionized the music industry with the launch of the iPod and iTunes in 2003, when it became the first company to monetize music successfully for the labels after Napster’s...
In the last four months three new streaming platforms were launched: Apple Music, Tidal, and Google Play Music. Others, among them YouTube, Deezer, and Rdio, still compete for market share....
Apple Music’s Debut1
MIDEM in the Music Industry3
Advertising revenue is quickly becoming critical in the music industry. This is in part because general mobile and tablet advertising income currently exceed desktop ad receipts by a factor of seven (desktop ads on their own are doing exceedingly well, showing an annual 7 per cent growth rate)....Read More
Apple and Google, the two companies that have most changed the fortunes of the music industry, are shifting their weight in preparation for the future of streaming-based music. Apple’s iTunes is facing serious challenges to its download model and considering innovation. Google’s YouTube,...Read More