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Early News About Warner’s Daisy Music Service

Early News About Warner’s Daisy Music Service

Warner Music Owner Bets on Competing Digital Services

By Ben Sisario – March 6, 2013 – NY Times: Media Decoder Blog

Len Blavatnik, the Russian-born billionaire investor who bought the Warner Music Group two years ago, has placed big bets on multiple digital music services as the streaming model grows around the world.

Daisy — still only a code name, and not confirmed as the service’s eventual brand name — will compete with Spotify, Rhapsody, Rdio and others by letting users stream millions of songs by subscription.Mr. Blavatnik’s holding company, Access Industries, is one of several parties investing $60 million in Daisy, a planned service by Beats Electronics, the high-end headphone company, Beats announced late Tuesday. The others are Marc Rowan of Apollo Global Management; James Packer, of Australia; and the Texas oil heir Lee M. Bass.

Read More: http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/06/warner-music-owner-bets-on-competing-digital-services/