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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+.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...