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Music Marketing’s Wellness and Fitness Drive

People are increasingly attuned to the need to look after their mental and their physical health – and music can and does play a big role here. The gym playlist is one thing, but acts crafting albums for meditation apps...
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Peloton plans to launch more ‘Artist Series’ exercise classes

Fitness firm Peloton published its latest quarterly financials this week, and it includes some information on the company’s music plans. “In order to amplify our commitment to music, we plan to increase the...
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Peloton share-price falls by 11% on first day after IPO

We reported yesterday on Peloton’s IPO, with the company pricing its shares at $29 for a valuation of $8.1bn. How did that go once the market opened? Not so well. At the time of writing, Peloton’s market cap is...
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Peloton IPO to raise $1.2bn valuing the company at $8.1bn

We reported on the key facts and figures from Peloton’s IPO filing in August, but two important numbers were missing at the time: how much the fitness company was planning to raise from going public, and at what valuation....
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Peloton IPO filing reveals more details on its music costs

Peloton is still facing up to a lawsuit from a number of music publishers over music that they claim was not properly licensed by the fitness startup. Still, it’s pressing on with its plans to go public, with its official...
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Publishers slam Peloton over its copyright-infringement defence

Fitness startup Peloton’s decision to respond to music publishers’ copyright-infringement lawsuit with a counter-claim alleging anti-competitive behaviour has – and you may wish to sit down for this bombshell – not...
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Peloton files counter-claim against music-publishers lawsuit

Earlier this year, a group of US music-publishers sued fitness startup Peloton for copyright infringement, seeking damages of more than $150m for what they claimed was unlicensed use of some of their songs. The company...
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Peloton removes exercise classes after publishers’ lawsuit

Peloton CEO John Foley has revealed that the fitness startup is removing classes featuring music cited in a recent lawsuit filed by publishers in the US. “Peloton respects the rights of all creators, including performing...
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Publishers sue fitness firm Peloton for copyright infringement

Fitness startup Peloton made headlines last August when it raised a $550m funding round, valuing the company at more than $4bn. It was relevant to our interests, because music has been intrinsic to Peloton’s online exercise-bike...
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Fitness firm Peloton buys B2B music startup Neurotic Media

Peloton is one of the highly-valued startups trying to apply technology to the area of fitness, with livestreamed classes that people can pedal along with at home on the company’s customised exercise-bike and app. In...