Deezer and Universal Music Group’s partnership on a new ‘artist-centric’ streaming payouts model has got the music industry talking.
This is a guest post written by Martin Mills of Beggars Group, Darius Van Arman of Secretly Distribution, Stephan Bourdoiseau of Wagram Stories, and Emmanuel de Buretel of Because Music. […]
Ever since Spotify first launched, the workings of a ‘freemium’ music-streaming service have been clear. If you listen for free, you get ads.
Not so long ago we were wondering which music-streaming service would jump first and put up its prices. Now Deezer has jumped twice.
The latest industry comment on UMG and Deezer’s plans for a new ‘artist-centric’ system of streaming payouts comes from AIM.
F2P? That’s the abbreviation for ‘Free-to-Play’, the model that helped the games industry surge in revenues over the past decade.
In theory, there are plenty of people in the music industry who like the idea of ‘artist-centric’ streaming payouts.
The UK’s political parties are preparing for ‘conference season’, and the music industry is setting out its lobbying stall in readiness.
A recent claim about Spotify by analysts at JPMorgan is sparking a debate that goes right to the top of the company.
Deezer’s new ‘artist-centric’ model, co-designed with UMG, is going to debut in France first. Believe isn’t a fan of all its aspects however.
British organisations Help Musicians and the Musicians’ Union have teamed up to publish the UK’s first ever ‘Musicians’ Census’ this morning.
In their announcement of a new ‘artist-centric’ payouts model for streaming this week, UMG and Deezer introduced the idea of ‘double boosts’.