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Country Profile – Nigeria 2018

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Universal Music doubles down on Africa with Nigeria division

Shortly after expanding into French-speaking African countries with a new division, Universal Music is further extending its activities on the continent. It’s launching a Universal Music Nigeria division, based in Lagos,...
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Country profile – Nigeria 2016

This country profile is on Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa. For a market that is not written about much by the international media, there are a lot of exciting things happening here. Sony Music is investing heavily...
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Nigerian startup Sharebunk to launch music messaging app

We’ve been fairly gloomy about the prospects for music messaging apps, having seen several crash and burn (or, more often, not even get enough speed up to crash).
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Music Ally Report 386 – SoundCloud: all systems Go

In our cover feature we pick apart SoundCloud’s move into subscriptions. It has been a long – and often tense – journey to go from a free UGC platform to one fully licensed by all the majors and key indies. Now with...
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PwC predicts digital music growth in Africa

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ latest report includes predictions for how the recorded music market will evolve in several African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. In Nigeria, for example, PwC expects spending...