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Sirius XM Invests $480 Million In Pandora

The rumors were right about talks between Sirius XM and Pandora, but only late yesterday did the chatter shift from acquisition to investment. This morning Pandora [P] confirmed that U.S. satellite radio company Sirius XM [SIRI.O] would invest $480 million in the music streaming company. ____________________________________________ Under the terms of…

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FRI. BRIEF: Pandora $480M Investment, Ticketfly Sale • #Midem Day 4 • Q & A w/ Spotify’s Troy Carter • More

Friday 6.9.17 Music Industry News From Around The Web Midem may be on the rise again, but I’m surprised by how many major announcements this week are coming from elsewhere. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Taylor Swift’s Full Catalog Now On Spotify, Other Streamers As Apple Music Loses Key Exclusive

Taylor Swift has made her entire music catalog available for the first time on Spotify and other streaming services. After years of Apple-only availability, all five Swift albums can now be streamed on Tidal, Amazon, Pandora and other digital music services. Recently Spotify eliminated a key Taylor Swift objection to…

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Pandora Extends Deadline To Explore Interest Of "A Strategic Investor"

Today was the deadline for Pandora to either secure a buyer or take a $150 million investment from KKR with high interest and difficult terms attached. Now today’s deadline has been extended so that Pandora can "explore interest expressed by a strategic investor." _______________________________________ Today Pandora issued this statement: "Although…

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A Guide To Promoting Your Music On Pandora

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#Midem Day 3: Blockchain • Copyright Reform • MidemLab • More

Day 3 of international music industry convention Midem 2017 has wrapped with with blockchain, copyright reform, MidemLab and much more all on the agenda as recapped in this post from Midem Blog in partnership with Music Ally. ______________________________________ Blockchain has been a buzzword rarely far from the music industry’s lips…

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It’s D DAY For Pandora: 4 Stats That Should Scare Investors

Today, June 8th, is the day that Pandora must find a buyer or accept a $150 – $250 million investment under difficult terms. With the clock ticking, concerned investors have pushed the stock down to its lowest price this year. As Wall Street and potential new investors KKR and Verizon…

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Pandora Sale Deadline Is Today And It’s Stock Is Falling [UPDATED]

[UPDATED] Investors pushed Pandora’s stock (NYSE: P) price down 4% Wednesday to a yearly low of $8.48. The decline came as Pandora reached today’s June 8th self imposed deadline to sell or accept onerous terms on $150 million loan. ________________________________________ UPDATE: Pandora stock fell another 1% in the first minutes…

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THU. BRIEF: Pandora Stock Falls, Deadline Looms • More From Midem • Amazon Live Boss Exits • More

6.8.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Today is D day for Pandora; and while rumors swirl, no acquisition deal seems near. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Midemlab 2017 Music Tech Startup Winners: HumOn, Truelinked, Soundcharts, Vinci Smart Headphones

Midemlab, the startup contest of music industry conference Midem has chosen its winners. Finalists delivered live pitches today in front of an audience and jury of investors and potential partners. The twenty 2017 Midemlab finalists who pitched live on Wednesday were chosen from 136 submissions representing 32 countries worldwide by…

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