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Streaming Music Pricing: Inelastic Stretching

Pricing has long been an issue for streaming music subscriptions, with the $/€/£ 9.99 price point above what most people spend on music each month. Streaming services have navigated around the issue with a combination of tactics such as telco bundles and aggressive price discounts (e.g. 700 more words

Apple Music appears to be the most artist-friendly streaming service

”Apple Music continues to pay more cash per stream to artists than Spotify, even as the latter service is putting pressure on labels to reduce what it pays even further, that’s the cold, hard, truth about music streaming according to artist-rights blog, … 267 more words


New issue of Music & Copyright with Sweden country report

The final issue of Music & Copyright for 2016 is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.

GMR hits back at RMLC with antitrust complaint… 665 more words

Music Industry

Apple Music still tails Spotify's growth rate

”Apple may be betting on new products such as Apple Pay, Apple Watch, and Apple Music to diversify its revenue streams,” Rachel Gunter writes for Market Realist. 163 more words


Independent Radio and the Challenges of Streaming Music

As many of you are aware, we announced new listening limits in October. We’re not happy about having to establish these limits, and we wouldn’t be taking this path if we had another option. 1,499 more words


Here's Why The Music Industry Needs To Dump Non-Discretionary Pricing

Spotify’s 2015 UK accounts painted a vibrant picture with both profits and above average Average Revenue Per User (ARPU). However, a little caution is required before assuming all the answers to the streaming market’s woes can be found here. 355 more words


Apple debuts Apple Music ad

Apple has posted a new ad, “Explore the All-New Apple Music,” to their YouTube channel.

Listen anywhere — even offline. Over 40 million songs. Thousands of handpicked playlists. 46 more words