Music Industry Revenue Streams: The Advent of Spotify and Music Streaming Services

January 29, 2019

In this video, Berklee Online instructor John Kellogg discusses the business model and growth of Spotify. He explains recent developments including renegotiation of Spotify’s agreements with record labels regarding their share in streaming revenue. He also discusses the concept of making deals directly with independent artists.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approximately 32.7 million subscribers.SiriusXM’s 200+ channels of world class audio entertainment include Howard Stern, commercial-free, curated music channels representing many decades and genres from rock, to pop, country, hip hop, classical, Latin, electronic dance, jazz, heavy metal and more, exclusive artist-branded channels and concept-based channels. SiriusXM’s programming includes news from respected national outlets, and a broad range of in-depth talk, comedy and entertainment. SiriusXM is also the ultimate destination for sports fans, offering listeners live games and events from the NFL, MLB®, NASCAR®, NBA, NHL®, PGA TOUR®, soccer, and college sports, as well as news, analysis and opinions from more than a dozen dedicated sports talk channels.

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