20 02 13

Let the Spotify licensing-renewal rumours commence…

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Newly berthed at technology site The Verge, entertainment industry journalist Greg Sandoval has an early splash with a big story on Spotify’s upcoming licensing renewals.

Specifically the streaming music service’s desire to get “substantial price breaks from the music labels as well as the rights to extend its free pricing tier to mobile devices”. Past experience tells us this will just be the first “music industry sources” leak of many in the coming weeks.

The gist of this story rings true though: the desire by Spotify (2011 losses: $59m) to lower its commitment to pay 70% of its revenues to rightsholders.

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Stuart Dredge
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