Amazon Music teams up with Disney+ for subscription offer
Amazon Music has announced a new partnership this week: a deal with video streaming service Disney+.
August 18, 2021
Spotify, Peloton and Disney launch playlist-branded classes
Fitness-tech firm Peloton launched some new workout classes this weekend, and they represent a very interesting partnership with two big hitters.
August 16, 2021
Yousician adds music from Disney and Pixar’s new movie Soul
There’s been some positive buzz around Disney and Pixar’s latest film Soul in recent weeks, and now fans have a way to learn to play some of its songs. Disney is working with music education firm Yousician to...
January 5, 2021
Disney+ to raise price after growing to 86.8m subscribers
The fact that the general price of a single-person music subscription has stayed at $/€/£9.99 a month for more than a decade is regularly brought up during the debates on how streaming pays off for artists. Hi-res tiers...
December 11, 2020
Spotify, Apple, YouTube and Netflix among PS5 media partners
November this year is New Consoles Month, with Microsoft's Xbox Series X and Series S plus Sony's PlayStation 5 making their debuts. While games are the focus, music and video streaming will also be part of the packages. Sony revealed...
October 23, 2020
Disney reorganisation makes streaming its ‘primary focus’
Streaming being the primary focus for record labels is nothing new in our industry, but in Hollywood it’s still a major talking point. Witness Disney’s announcement yesterday that the company is having a strategic...
October 13, 2020
PlayStation Plus and Disney+ both report subscription growth
We like to keep an eye on subscription-based entertainment businesses outside music, and yesterday two big companies' financial results offered us some new data to consider. Sony Corporation's results included the announcement...
August 5, 2020
Disney+ video service signs up 50m subscribers in five months
It took Spotify eight and a half years to sign up 50 million subscribers; it has taken Disney+ five months. And yes, that’s an unfair, apples to oranges comparison in terms of different kinds of services at different...
April 9, 2020
Survey suggests Disney+ has been a huge hit in the US
In its last financial earnings call, Disney said that it ended 2019 with 26.5 million paid subscribers for its Disney+ video streaming service, representing a very strong start in the US. Now, ahead of its rollout in Europe, Variety...
March 23, 2020
Disney+ video service races to 28.6m subscribers
Disney published its latest financial results yesterday, and they included a new figure for the number of people subscribing to its new Disney+ video streaming service. “As we reported previously, we had more than 10 million...
February 5, 2020
A day after its launch, Disney+ had more than 10m signups
What qualifies as a successful launch for a new video-streaming service? How about 10m signups by your second day? That’s the number being touted by Disney yesterday for its Disney+ service, which launched on Tuesday. The...
November 14, 2019
Disney+ arrives in UK and other European countries in March
Last week we noted the announcement of a March 2020 launch date for Disney’s new video-streaming service Disney+ in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, but there’s more to say about this. Particularly relating...
November 11, 2019