17 music industry trends to rock 2017

Mark Sutherland

1. IPO, HERE WE GO

The idea of an Initial Public Offering has been hanging over Spotify for ages. But this is the year it has to happen – and how it goes could shape the entire future of the music business. Those majors with a stake in Spotify stand to make a tidy sum, of course.

So does Daniel Ek. But it’s what happens after it floats that’s really intriguing: Spotify will no longer be able to be opaque ...



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