Spotify announces launch of their own award show

Spotify has announced that on March 5th, 2020, they will host the first annual Spotify Awards in Mexico City. According to the streaming giant, the show’s categories, nominees, and winners will be decided entirely based on user streaming data to “provide a true reflection of what fans are listening to.” Coming fresh off the heels of…

DANIEL EK: 3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM THE SPOTIFY BOSS IN HIS LATEST INTERVIEW

Spotify CEO and co-founder Daniel Ek doesn’t do many interviews. So when he does, it’s worth paying attention to what he has to say. Ek has just committed some thoughts to a microphone, within the boundaries of a podcast – the very listenable Invest Like The Best – on which he is questioned by host, Patrick O’Shaughnessy. The…

Sam Feldt Reaches Milestone Of 1 Billion Spotify Streams

DJ and producer Sam Feldt has reached the impressive milestone of 1 billion streams on Spotify. The achievement follows his current global succes with ‘Post Malone’ (feat. RANI), which by now counts over 80 million Spotify streams. Sam Feldt received a special 1 billion streams award this week at Dutch national radio SLAM!. Sam Feldt has been on fire since his earliest releases. Making his…

Spotify files complaint against Apple Music, citing ‘unfair advantages’

The fight to be crowned king of streaming continues as Spotify and Apple Music duke it out March 13. The most recent development comes after Spotify founder Daniel Ek and his team filed a complaint against Apple alleging “unfair advantages” in regards to Apple’s App Store.  After “careful consideration” and what seems like previous efforts to resolve the conflict…

Spotify adds new privileges for Samsung customers

After announcing its partnership with Samsung in August 2018, Spotify has continued to compete with Apple Music as a default music provider. Currently, it’s the go-to listening option for Samsung’s Bixby voice assistant (the competitor to Apple’s Siri). However, as of March 8, the Swedish streaming service has expanded this partnership to astronomical levels, now coming preinstalled on most Samsung devices worldwide. With…

STREAMING ACCOUNTED FOR 75% OF MUSIC INDUSTRY REVENUE IN 2018

RIAA figures also show that sales of vinyl rose 8% on the previous year… A report by The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has shown that 75% of music revenue made in the retail sector within the US last year came from streaming. These figures are thanks to the continued popularity of subscription services…

Spotify rolls out new artist-muting feature

At long last, Spotify subscribers who want to limit their exposure to certain artists now have the ability to mute musicians whose songs makes them cringe, thanks to Spotify’s new artist-muting feature. The new function can be found in the menu bar on each artist’s page. Once the user mutes an artist, the artist’s music will not…

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SIGNS MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT INTO LAW

President Donald Trump has just taken the long-awaited step of signing the Music Modernization Act into US law. The news comes after the bill was unanimously voted through both the US House of Representatives and the Senate. The Music Modernization Act reforms mechanical licensing through the creation of a Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), paid for…

SPOTIFY HITS 83 MILLION PAID SUBSCRIBERS AND 180 MILLION TOTAL USERS

Spotify rapidly grows, going toe-to-toe with Apple Music to be the top global music streaming service. Spotify’s latest quarterly earnings have come in, showing a huge growth with continued operating losses. The good news? Spotify has hit 83 million paid subscribers, a big increase from the 70 million paid subscriber count last released. That represents a 13 million…

ARMIN VAN BUUREN DROPS EDC LAS VEGAS LIVE SET ON SPOTIFY

AMSTERDAM, May 25, 2018 – Less than a week after his crowd-whopping, speaker-busting performance at EDC Las Vegas 2018’s circuitGROUNDS, Armin van Buuren has once again pulled out all the stops to ensure that every single one of his fans gets to enjoy the on-stage madness he conjured up on Saturday, May 19th. As of today, Armin…

Instagram and Spotify introduce new story feature to simplify music sharing

The days of screenshotting that track that you’ve been digging in order to share it on your Instagram story are over. Instagram and Spotify introduced a new music sharing feature that allows Spotify listeners to share the song that they’re currently streaming with their Instagram followers. Spotify users need only to select the ‘Share to Instagram Story’ option from…

Move over DJs: Spotify tests new auto-mixing feature

Master mixers just might find their talents matched by Spotify’s auto-mixing function. Originally reported to be in the testing phase by Music Ally, the auto-mix feature runs by beatmatching two tracks once the Spotify user enables the shuffle button, and turns off crossfade. Once the shuffle capability is turned on, and crossfade is disabled, a Spotify algorithm that…

SPOTIFY TO LAUNCH NEW MULTIMEDIA FORMAT CALLED SPOTLIGHT

Spotify has officially announced the launch of a multimedia sector called Spotlight. The streaming giant is introducing visual supplement — including text, photos and videos — to augment its audio components, such as audiobooks, podcasts and other content. The launch will cover a wide range of interests from music, sports, politics, pop culture and a plethora of other user interests….

Spotify slammed with a $1.6 billion-dollar licensing lawsuit

A regular on the legal circuit of late, Spotify will see its court-related entanglements extend into 2018 as Wixen Music Publishing served the streaming giant with a $1.6-billion-dollar lawsuit. Notable for its licensure of music produced by more than 200 artists, including Tom Petty, Neil Young, Stevie Nicks and more, Wixen alleges that Spotify does not possess the proper…

Spotify breaks down your listening habits over the last year

Spotify has officially released its Your 2017 Wrapped feature. By tracking listening habits over the year, the Swedish streaming giant provides users with a year in review to sum up their most listened to artists and genres throughout the year. The feature farms data throughout the year to generate a list of listener’s top 100 streamed songs, and also provides a convenient virtual…

Spotify acquires cloud based collaborative DAW

Since its founding in 2006, Spotify has completely transformed the world of music and become a multi-billion dollar enterprise. The innovative music streaming platform has now bought Swedish online  music studio start-up Soundtrap for an undisclosed amount. Since the start of 2016, Spotify has made nine acquisitions and also attempted to purchase Soundcloud before ultimately backing out of…

New Spotify data shows sharp increase in listening time, artist diversity

“The pie is getting bigger and there are more slices going around.” In an announcement by David Erlandsson and Jomar Perezos of Spotify, the company has revealed statistics that show in an increase in hours listened and music diversity. Average listener hours are up 25 percent, alongside a 37-percent increase in diversity. Erlandsson and Perezos credit editorial…

Spotify is now evaluated to be worth $16 billion

Spotify is now is being valued at $16 billion, according to a recent Reuters report. This figure is $3 billion higher than similar trades until June of 2017. GP Bullhound, a technology investment and advisory firm, led an investor survey that estimated Spotify to be worth $50 billion in only a few years. The music industry’s leading music streaming…

This website shows your most streamed artists and songs on Spotify

There’s a hierarchy to the way that that fans stream music on Spotify. While users of the streaming service will attest that the platform enables them to listen to a variety of artists ranging from old favorites to new discoveries, there are some artists and songs that earn the distinction of being a user’s “most streamed.”…

ED SHEERAN’S SHAPE OF YOU IS NOW SPOTIFY’S MOST-STREAMED SONG OF ALL TIME

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You is now officially the most-streamed track of all time on Spotify, having overtaken Drake’s One Dance. Shape Of You, released via Atlantic Records, has 1.318bn plays on Spotify as of today (Sept 22) according to the streaming company. One Dance currently stands at 1.317bn plays, ahead of another billion streamer…

Send music to friends in Spotify’s new iMessage app

As a part of its new update this week, Spotify has announced an iMessage application that will allow its users to send music to each other. Users can simply search for a song in Spotify’s music library and tap to send it with a friend. When received, the friend will be able to preview a 30-second clip…

Spotify and Hulu offer joint subscription service for students at just $4.99

2017 has been loaded with legendary collabs. Now two of the worlds most in-demand outfits present a new kind of collaboration, a joint subscription between the leading streaming giant Spotify and the popular on-demand outfit Hulu. Priced at just $4.99 per month, “Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu,” is a significantly cheaper purchasing plan for the services, which…

Spotify closes final label deal in preparation to go public

Spotify has just renewed its licensing deal with Warner, the last crucial component needed before its public offering in late 2017 or early 2018. The deal is likely identical to what was struck with Universal in April, which included the option to initially hold back new albums from Spotify’s free tier and a break for Spotify in royalty payouts…

THIS IS HOW MUCH APPLE MUSIC, SPOTIFY AND YOUTUBE PAY PER 1,000 STREAMS

Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube, arguably the most important ways to get music heard– but which platform is paying its artists the most? Thanks to RIAA-backed research via Nielsen, BuzzAngle, and MiDIA, we have a very simple breakdown via Digital Music News. Here are the dollar amount that music creators make fore every 1,000 streams on these leading streaming…

Spotify Scores New Licensing Deal With Sony

Spotify has reached a licensing agreement with its second major label this year, Sony Music Entertainment, after months of negotiations. Billboard reports that the new deal follows the music streaming giant’s multi-year licensing agreement with Universal Music Groupannounced back in April. The agreement terms allowed for Universal’s artists to limit new album releases to paid subscribers only for two weeks, marking a change from…

“Fake” Spotify artist discusses the streaming giant’s fraud accusations

Just last week, Spotify was accused of defrauding its stream numbers and underpaying artists by placing “fake artists” in highly-streamed playlists — effectively limiting the opportunities for other artists to make money and gain exposure. The report, originally published by Vulture, claimed that the streaming service put said artists’ songs onto its premium curated playlists, ones like “Deep Sleep” or “Peaceful…

STREAM-RIPPING NOW “MOST AGGRESSIVE” FORM OF MUSIC PIRACY

  Stream-ripping has now been tagged as the “most aggressive form of music piracy” by PRS for Music and the Intellectual Property Office. According to recent research by INCOPRO and Kantar Media, the use of stream-ripping sites increased 141.3% between 2014 and 2016 in the U.K. 57% of the 9,000 respondents surveyed were aware of…

SPOTIFY ACCUSED OF CREATING SONGS TO PAD THEIR OWN PLAYLISTS

For a lot of people, Spotify is the king. At over 140 million monthly users, it’s quickly become the dominant form of music streaming, and discovery, for a lot of people around the world. Spotify’s strongest tool at its disposal is their army of playlists – both human-curated and algorithmically programmed – that drive streams…

“Lean On” Joins The 1 Billion Streams List On Spotify

Blow a kiss, fire a gun All we need is somebody to lean on These words were probably sang at some point in time by most of you reading this article. Major Lazer and co-producer DJ Snake featuring pop singer MØ have just reached the “Billion Plays Club” on Spotify with their anthem ‘Lean On’. Currently at 1,001,715,849streams and growing, ‘Lean On’ is…

Spotify partners with Facebook Messenger for easy group playlists

The ability to create the perfect playlist is not a skill many people possess. But if enough people come together to collaborate on the effort, the perfect playlist can be achieved. To help the music and party communities in their unyielding effort Spotify has partnered with Facebook Messenger to help its users bring their diverse music tastes together and meet…

Spotify valued at $13 Billion ahead of stock market listing

Spotify has disrupted the way people consume music, and now the streaming platform will also be disrupting the stock market. It was announced yesterday via Reuters that Spotify could be the first major company to directly list itself on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) when it goes public later this year or early next year. According…

Spotify Executive Killed In Sweden Terror Attack

Tributes Pour in for Spotify’s Chris Bevington The reach of terrorism is becoming much too obvious lately, despite the efforts of some outlets to hide it. It seems like nonstop we are hearing about attacks all across the globe and more and more here in the USA. Sadly last weekend there was another attack this…

ED SHEERAN OBLITERATES SPOTIFY RECORDS WITH 68.7M STREAMS IN A DAY

Hopes are high for the commercial performance of Ed Sheeran’s third album, ÷ (Divide) – and it didn’t disappoint on its first day. Spotify has confirmed that the record’s tracks drew 56.73m streams worldwide yesterday (March 3) – a new record for first-day plays of an LP on the platform. Sheeran didn’t just beat the…

Prince’s back catalogue of music launching on streaming services this Sunday

It has also been announced that Universal Music have licensing rights for Prince’s self-released albums. ince’s incredible back catalogue of music is heading to streaming services this Sunday. The Purple One’s former exclusive agreement with TIDAL is now over, and several streaming providers have confirmed reports to the BBC that much of Prince’s iconic collection…

SPOTIFY & OTHER MUSIC STREAMING APPS DOMINATE 2016

A newly released report from Sensor Tower revealed the lists of top earning and most downloaded non-game apps during 2016, on both the App Store and Google Play. According to the results, music streaming apps dominated the year’s downloads, with Spotify coming out on top in both the App Store and Overall categories by revenue….

PRINCE’S MUSIC TO HIT SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC

PRINCE’S MUSIC TO HIT SPOTIFY AND APPLE MUSIC Prince’s back catalogue is set to hit Spotify and Apple Music, according to reports from Bloomberg. Prince’s music remains one of the few collections from a major artist unavailable on the two streaming platforms, but sources close to his estate have reportedly revealed that is set to…

SoundCloud Might Run Out Of Cash Before The End Of 2017

SoundCloud Might Run Out Of Cash Before The End Of 2017 SoundCloud, a favorite internet music streaming service for many, has been in the news quite a bit lately, and not always for the right reason. As the music world changes and welcomes new companies, some that have been around for quite some time are…

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD Though rumors of a Spotify buyout were recently squashed, it seems that tech giant Google is the latest to look into buying Soundcloud. According to Music Business Worldwide, Google is reportedly considering purchasing the streaming platform for half of its $1 billion asking price. Last year, Soundcloud made major inroads with the…

AS SOUNDCLOUD FLOUNDERS, ORFIUM GAINS MOMENTUM – YOU SHOULD BE PAYING ATTENTION

AS SOUNDCLOUD FLOUNDERS, ORFIUM GAINS MOMENTUM – YOU SHOULD BE PAYING ATTENTION Earlier this year a new and exciting music streaming platform hit the internet with hopes of disrupting the status quo and offering user an alternative to Soundcloud. The platform is called Orfium and as Soundcloud continues to raise viability questions these guys are gaining…

Spotify Partners With Nightlife Music For crowdDJ App

Spotify Partners With Nightlife Music For crowdDJ App Global music streaming giant Spotify has signed a new partnership with Australian background music specialist Nightlife Music to offer an innovative product that could transform the way music is enjoyed in public spaces. The pair is developing an application, “crowdDJ“, which will allow Spotify users to listen to their favorite tracks in a variety of…

SPOTIFY NO LONGER PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD

SPOTIFY NO LONGER PURCHASING SOUNDCLOUD Rumored to go public in 2017. Earlier this year in September, news emerged that Spotify was in advanced talks to purchase Soundcloud. The source at TechCrunch told them “it doesn’t need an additional licensing headache in a potential IPO year..” Spotify is rumored to go public in 2017, and it is…

Spotify Found Writing Tons of Uesless Data to Hard Drives

Spotify Found Writing Tons of Uesless Data to Hard Drives After being reported in the middle of June in the company’s official support forum, it seems like Spotify has finally taken some action in their latest version 1.0.42. The streaming app has been writing huge caches of data to user hard drives even during idle…

YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY

YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY Google’s flagship video service YouTube pulled in $9bn in revenue last year, according to an analyst with in-depth knowledge of the service’s finances. Ken Sena, an analyst at investment bank Evercore ISI, estimates that the platform will have paid out around $5bn in the year…

Soundcloud’s Annual Revenue Has Grown 43% to Almost $28 Million

Soundcloud’s Annual Revenue Has Grown 43% to Almost $28 Million Have the tides finally turned for Soundcloud? Its revenues have boosted 43% in just one year, according to financial data analysis by Digital Music News. According to preliminary details shared with DMN recently by PrivCo, Soundcloud was able to accumulate revenues of roughly $27,919,665. The New York-based company tracks private company…

YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY

YOUTUBE EARNT $9BN IN REVENUE LAST YEAR, TOWERING OVER SPOTIFY Google’s flagship video service YouTube pulled in $9bn in revenue last year, according to an analyst with in-depth knowledge of the service’s finances. Ken Sena, an analyst at investment bank Evercore ISI, estimates that the platform will have paid out around $5bn in the year…

SPOTIFY HAS ALREADY PAID THE MUSIC BUSINESS OVER $1.2BN THIS YEAR

SPOTIFY HAS ALREADY PAID THE MUSIC BUSINESS OVER $1.2BN THIS YEAR Spotify has announced that its lifetime payments to the music business have now topped $5bn. The news came as the streaming platform confirmed its invite-only launch in Japan. What’s particularly interesting about the new milestone is that it was only 15 months ago –…

2016 ON TRACK TO BE THE FIRST YEAR THE RECORDING SALES GROW SINCE THE ’90S

2016 ON TRACK TO BE THE FIRST YEAR THE RECORDING SALES GROW SINCE THE ’90S “This feels like the music industry is succeeding despite itself” Amid stories of doom and gloom about how the proliferation of streaming services is splintering the recording industry, new figures have emerged suggesting that those very business models could prove…

Apple and Spotify Continue Their War

Apple and Spotify Continue Their War The nitpicking and gripping continue between the two music streaming services of Apple andSpotify. While this topic of discussion isn’t new by any means, their argument has been taken to the next level by Apple’s latest actions. Back it late May, Apple refused to allow Spotify’s latest update into…

SPOTIFY EXPANDS THEIR PLATFORM WITH NEW VIDEO SERIES

SPOTIFY EXPANDS THEIR PLATFORM WITH NEW VIDEO SERIES With news that Spotify continues to grow, the company continues to innovate and push their streaming service beyond merely providing streameable songs, albums, and other content. The service added video content back in January, and now are pushing for more original content in the form of a brand new…

WMG IS THE FIRST MAJOR LABEL TO CITE STREAMING AS THEIR LARGEST SOURCE OF REVENUE

WMG IS THE FIRST MAJOR LABEL TO CITE STREAMING AS THEIR LARGEST SOURCE OF REVENUE Warner Music Group just made history. Today in the company’s second quarter earnings report, CEO Stephen Cooper made the following announcement: “Just five quarters ago, streaming was the third-largest revenue source in our recorded music business, behind both downloads and physical….

HUNDREDS OF SPOTIFY ACCOUNTS HACKED, USER INFORMATION LEAKED ONLINE

HUNDREDS OF SPOTIFY ACCOUNTS HACKED, USER INFORMATION LEAKED ONLINE Several days ago, hundreds of Spotify users’ accounts were breached, spilling their personal details onto a website called Pastebin. Many of their email addresses, passwords, account types and dates of account renewal were included in the leak, causing some users to have their accounts changed or…

Billboard and Spotify team up for exclusive streaming partnership

Billboard and Spotify team up for exclusive streaming partnership The Billboard charts make their way to the streaming sphere, as per today’s announcement that the music platform is teaming up withSpotify for an exclusive partnership. The streaming service giant will enable playback of Billboard’s music charts, which clock in at over 75 different verticals. The…

THE BIGGEST ARTIST ON SPOTIFY IS A SHAREHOLDER IN TIDAL

THE BIGGEST ARTIST ON SPOTIFY IS A SHAREHOLDER IN TIDAL Rihanna became the biggest artist on Spotify yesterday, overtaking Justin Bieber by storming to 31.3m active fans worldwide on the platform. That’s a big number: ten times more than TIDAL’s entire user base, in fact. Not only that: if Spotify, as we believe, has around…

Steve James “Renaissance” Remix Package

Steve James “Renaissance” Remix Package Debuting in November 2015, “Renaissance” served as Steve’s first original offering to his continually growing fan base, and the success that followed went far beyond the high expectations he had set. The Ultra Records single debuted on Mr. Suicide Sheep and quickly charted at #1 on Hype Machine, amassing nearly 2 million plays on Soundcloud, earning a New…

Spotify to pay $30 million settlement in publishing lawsuit

Spotify to pay $30 million settlement in publishing lawsuit Spotify has reached a settlement with the National Music Publishing Association for unpaid royalties resulting in the platform’s hosting of unmatched songs. The payout is estimated to be between $20-$30 million with an independent accounting firm holding the embattled streaming giant accountable for accurately determining and disbursing backpay…

SPOTIFY & NMPA REACH $30 MILLION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES

SPOTIFY & NMPA REACH $30 MILLION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT OVER UNPAID ROYALTIES More news in the streaming world today as Spotify announced that it and the National Music Publishing Association (NMPA) have reached a settlement over unmatched (songs that haven’t received payment because Spotify didn’t identify their publishers) and unpaid song royalties. Spotify is expected to pay out around $30…

THIS NEW FEATURE MAY PREDICT DANCE MUSIC’S NEXT BIG ARTIST

THIS NEW FEATURE MAY PREDICT DANCE MUSIC’S NEXT BIG ARTIST Do you rely on your tastemaker friends to provide you the hottest new tunes? Or perhaps a particular podcast of handpicked tracks to help you stay current? Well soon you’ll become the person ‘in the know’ with Spotify’s new tool that curates playlists based on…

Apple Music Is Catching Up To Spotify With 11 Million Users

Apple Music Is Catching Up To Spotify With 11 Million Users Apple Music launched on June 30th, 2015. Now, less than a year later, the service has grown to over 11 million subscribers. Just to compare, it took Spotify six years to reach that number. However, it’s no wonder Apple can achieve such vigorous growth,…

STREAMING MUSIC SUCKS FOR ARTISTS – BUT FANS HAVE THE POWER TO HELP

STREAMING MUSIC SUCKS FOR ARTISTS – BUT FANS HAVE THE POWER TO HELP Like it or not, streaming is the future of the music industry. And while Spotify and its competitors obviously provide more revenue for artists than illegal downloads, it is harder than ever for artists to make a living directly off their music….

SOUNDCLOUD LAUNCHES NEW FEATURE, STATIONS

SOUNDCLOUD LAUNCHES NEW FEATURE, STATIONS The new feature creates a playlist specifically catered to what the user wants to hear In recent months, Soundcloud has made strides to improve it’s platform in order to compete with other streaming services. By adding a radio feature, called Stations, Soundcloud is leveling the playing field in a big…

Spotify is introducing video content for mobile

Spotify is introducing video content for mobile Spotify is finally ready to introduce the video feature that the company first announced last May. The mobile-only video content will first be available on Android devices, but will expand to iOS devices in the U.S., U.K., Sweden, and Germany a week later. Over the past several months,…

SPOTIFY AND STARBUCKS ARE SORT OF DOING SHAZAM WITHOUT SHAZAM

SPOTIFY AND STARBUCKS ARE SORT OF DOING SHAZAM WITHOUT SHAZAM Spotify and Starbucks have started rolling out their official partnership in 7,500 of the coffee chain’s stores in the US – and, in a limited way, the duo are trying to pinch users from Shazam. Customers looking to identify music playing overhead in Starbucks stores may…

BBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFYBBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFYBBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFY

BBC RADIO 1’S HEAD OF MUSIC QUITS TO JOIN SPOTIFY   George Ergatoudis will take over Spotify’s music curation division in the UK When opportunity knocks, you better answer it. George Ergatoudis has probably heard this saying before and he’s been given the opportunity to join one of the music industry’s most progressive companies in Spotify….

Martin Garrix Freshens Up His Spotify Playlist With The Best New Music Around

Martin Garrix Freshens Up His Spotify Playlist With The Best New Music Around Martin Garrix is continuing his evolution as a taste-maker. Between the announcement of his own label and regular mix event, the Martin Garrix Show, it’s clear that the youngster wants to impart more than just his own productions on his fans. Said evolution continues…

SPOTIFY’S BIGGEST PLAYLISTS REVEALED IN PLATFORM’S 2015 CHARTS

SPOTIFY’S BIGGEST PLAYLISTS REVEALED IN PLATFORM’S 2015 CHARTS Spotify has released its annual Year in Music top lists – revealing the artists and songs that were the most popular with music fans around the world in 2015. The data also uncovers the most popular playlists on the service, both globally and in the UK. The…

A NEW ENTRY INTO THE STREAMING MUSIC WORLD

A NEW ENTRY INTO THE STREAMING MUSIC WORLD The popular freemium file transfer site WeTransfer.com is set to announce their entrance into the field of streaming music services, though their approach will be a bit different as compared to Spotify or Apple Music. WeTransfer currently serves 85 million users per month, and hopes to grow…

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

PANDORA’S AGGRESSIVE PLOT TO DEFEAT SPOTIFY: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Pandora is feeling mighty bullish. Last night, the US streaming platform announced its intention to acquire key assets from on-demand music service Rdio – which, it transpires, is about to file for bankruptcy in the States. Pandora CEO Brian McAndrews (pictured, main) and…