Akazoo merges with Modern Media Acquisition and raises $55 million

Akazoo Ltd. has merged their music streaming company with Modern Media Acquisition Corp. to become Akazoo S.A.. The combined companies now have a strong international position for their global music streaming platform and technology company….

Saavn becomes $1 billion+ JioSaavn to lead music streaming in India

India’s leading platform Saavn has completed it’s merger with ex-rivals and India’s most popular music app JioMusic to launch the ultimate streaming service in India as Spotify prepare to enter the market. In March of…

Saavn and Jiomusic join together to become India’s top dog for music

As Spotify prepare to start streaming in India the country’s biggest native music services have joined forces in a massive deal. Saavn have just announced a major partnership with rival music service JioMusic that puts…

Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, and others merge into new ‘Valence Media’ company

Billboard and other big media companies have come together to become one big unified company. Film, television, news, all come together in a new partnership that sees 3 of media’s biggest companies join together. The…

Head of YouTube Music says it will merge YouTube Red and Google Play Music into one

YouTube’s man for music, Lyor Cohen, has revealed that they are combining their music streaming service and YouTube’s subscription offering. Lyor Cohen has spoken on some interesting new plans that have been rumoured for a…

A Private Orchard

TechCrunch reports an offer from Dimensional to buy all outstanding stock of our digital music distribution competitor The Orchard, whose operation currently has offices in 25 countries, and is losing $17.5 million dollars a year….

Ticketmaster and Live Nation Merger Approved

After months of speculation and reels of red tape, the world’s biggest live music company has been created by the combination of the two giants Ticketmaster and Live Nation have finally secured approval from the…

Live Nation and Ticketmaster Edge Closer to a Merger

Hypebot reports that the US Justice Department is close to a positive ruling on whether or not to allow a merger between live music giants Live Nation (LYV) and Ticket Master (TKTM). The deal has…