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How Did The Pundits Do Predicting Music 2007?

As I prepare my predictions for 2008, I decided to take a look back on how well the crystal ball did last year. Yesterday I showed you my 2007 music industry predictions, (OK, I didn't do that badly). Today let's take a look at what some other pundits predicted for the year that just was.

Bob Lefsetz's predictions included:

  • Emi_59 EMI headed for big trouble
  • Billboard getting thinner and thinner
  • Band managers growing in importance
  • (more)

Digital maven Rags Gupta's predictions:

  • Emusic_16 Last.FM and Pandora will get bought by Google, Clear Channel or Viacom
  • eMusic will file an IPO
  • The Sony BMG merger case will be favorably resolved by the EU courts.  EMI and Warner Music will try to merge again
  • (more)

Blogger J Herskowitz's predictions included:

  • Spiralfrog_7 Mecora gets sued
  • SpiralFrog launches with a thud
  • Zune starts to make inroads
  • (more)

Click here for Hypebot's 2007 predictions.