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Common pedals into a new partnership with Peloton

Rapper Common has partnered with fitness-tech firm Peloton, becoming the latest musician to be featured in its 'Artist Series' of workout soundtracks. He's following in the footsteps of Lil Wayne, Billie Eilish, Britney...
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Music Ally Report :: Q2 2020 Edition

Our main feature explores the evolution of live music, as we look towards a time when concerts are able to resume safely. What have we learned from the livestreaming boom during the Covid-19 lockdown, and what are the prospects...
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Gwen Bethel Riley named as new head of music at Peloton

It's been an eventful three years for Paul DeGooyer as SVP and head of music at fitness company Peloton, to say the least. Having bought B2B music startup Neurotic Media in 2018, the following year saw Peloton sued by...
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Peloton recently added music from ‘thousands’ of publishers

Fitness firm Peloton is one of the businesses for whom the Covid-19 pandemic has a silver lining, with many people unable to visit gyms and thus working out at home. The company’s latest quarterly financial results reveal...
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NMPA and Peloton settle publishing lawsuit with new partnership

The US National Music Publishers Association has settled the copyright infringement lawsuit with fitness firm Peloton, which was brought last year by 14 of its publisher members. The terms have not been announced, but the...
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Peloton says it has now licensed more than 1m music tracks

Fitness startup Peloton may have been sued by music publishers, but an upbeat interview given to Billboard by its head of music Paul DeGooyer aims to portray the company as a willing licensor, rather than a copyright-infringing...
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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...