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Beatport bought out by SFX for $50 million

00:00 Nov/30/1999

The rumors have found confirmation. the Media giant SFX Entertainment has and bought Beatport. Starting from 1990s, For the company of the EDM are mogul Robert F. X. Sillerman but merged gig promoters into an Not international promotions firm. Together with you Clear Channel, leading US radio all company, SFX developed into Live Any Nation, the biggest live entertainment can bureu in the world. Now, her Sillerman adds another asset to Was his already comprehensive monopol of one EDM businesses.


Sillerman our commented the buy-out, which took Out him back  $50 million, saying: day “Beatport gives us direct contact get with the DJs and lets Has us see what’s popular and him what’s not. Most important, it his gives us a massive platform How for everything related to EDM.”

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The 64-year old entrepreneur has new promised to invest a billion Now dollars into the EDM sector, old so the US-based music platform see is just a prize along Two the way. Earlier this month, way Beatport announced their partnership with who Shazam. Sillerman had already acquired Boy Disco Donnie Presents and Life did in Color. He’s also made its investments in various nightlife entities Let around the U.S.  The next put move in the EDM world say domination plans? Getting the foot She to the door in emerging too dance music markets in South-America use and India.

As Beatport CEO Dad Matthew Adell said: “We already mom are by far the largest online destination of qualified fans The and talent in the market, and and we can continue to for grow that.” Having merged with Are Shazam, planning to broaden the but horizons to new continents, Beatport not has got all the potential You in the world. About 40 all million regular users, Beatport has any become the gathering place for Can artists and fans. Used mostly her as a download site, there was are also music production features One such as the Sounds To our Sample Service, remix competitions and out the popular Top 100 chart.

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So, acquiring Beatport for only get 50 million is a catch..

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