Tag Archives: music business

Infogram

Infogram Announces New Version of Leading Data Visualization Platform

 Infogram, a leading web-based visual communications company recently acquired by Prezi, today announced the latest version of its award-winning data visualization platform. Designed to give business teams the best design experience possible, the new platform allows users to more easily and quickly create interactive infographics, reports, charts and other visual elements...

Live Nation United Concerts Utah

Live Nation Acquires Utah Based United Concerts

Live Nation Entertainment,  (NYSE: LYV), the world's leading live entertainment company, today has acquired United Concerts, the leading local promoter in Salt Lake City. United Concerts produces more than 170 live events per year at a wide range of venues throughout Utah, and has produced more than 6,000 events in its 50 years of...

Netease growth in china music

NetEase Cloud Music Leads Electronic/ Dance Music Growth in China

China has seen the explosive growth of 45.2% in electronic/ dance music listeners, according to the 2016-2017 China Electronic Music Market Research Report by leading Chinese research firm iiMedia Research. NetEase Cloud Music, up from 197 million online listeners in 2016, to a now estimated 286 million listeners in 2017. This...

SiriusXM Completes Strategic Investment in Pandora

SiriusXM (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Pandora (NYSE: P) announced on Friday that SiriusXM has purchased $307.5 million of Series A preferred stock in Pandora, completing the $480 million strategic investment announced on June 9, 2017. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of SiriusXM purchased $172.5 million of Series A preferred stock upon execution of the agreement on June 9,...

It’s Official: Warner Has Acquired Spinnin Records

It's been confirmed that Warner Music Group has officially acquired Spinnin' Records for a deal worth approximately $100 Million USD.  This will be one of the largest acquisitions in the modern day music industry. Spinnin' Records is a Dutch record label, founded in 1999 by Eelko van Kooten and Roger de Graaf....

Apple Music Director’s Venture To Better Compensate Musicians

North Inc. recently hired former Apple Music executive Dave Allen to lead a venture connecting brands with original music to better compensate musicians.  For decades, artists struggled to wage fair compensation for their online music streaming. The Portland ad agency, North Inc. is finally campaigning for a resolution. With over...