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Apple wants to cut the price of Beats Music subscriptions to $5 per month

“Apple has reportedly pitched music labels a new lower pricing structure for its Beats Music service, arguing that subscriptions could grow considerably if the price could be lowered to just $5 per month,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. 127 more words


Music subscription services face a difficult balancing act between price and value

Music is unquestionably important to most people’s lives, regardless of where they are in the world. Although not everyone spends money on recorded music or buys tickets to a gig or festival, a very high percentage of people listen to music on the radio at home or in their car. 402 more words

Music Industry

Note To Struggling Bands And Singers: Sorry But Most Of Your Fans Don’t Care

The plight of artists and songwriters grappling with download dollars transforming into streaming cents is well documented and a series of long term, sustainable solutions are needed (I… 480 more words


Looking to undercut Spotify, Apple asks music labels for a price cut on streaming subscriptions

“There are lots of music subscription services that let people listen to all the songs they want for $10 a month,” Peter Kafka reports for Re/code. 140 more words


The Problem With Audiences (A Letter To Daniel Ek)

Dear Daniel

I enjoy our occasional Twitter exchanges and last night’s about MIDiA Research’s new music forecasts was no exception. For the record, I believe you deserve great credit for engaging as much as you do on Twitter. 1,259 more words