Can a single company really break down the complexities of royalties and rights ownership and take an idea this involved to a mainstream audience of millions? I gotta admit: I’m a little skeptical here.
Should Spotify Try to Become the 'Netflix Of Music'? — www.billboard.com
Spotify and Netflix have plenty in common, but should the music streaming giant try to follow the same path that led the video on-demand service to profitability? The reality is much more complicated.
Spotify Hosting Playlist-Minded Concert Featuring Dizzee Rascal, Bugzy Malone — www.billboard.com
Spotify announced on Friday the launch of Who We Be, taking place Nov. 30 at London’s Alexandra Palace and featuring hip-hop and grime artists Bugzy Malone, Cardi B, Dizzee Rascal, Giggs, J Hus and Stefflon Don.
iHeartMedia Loves Podcasts, Unveils Slate of Nashville-Tinged Shows Featuring Bobby Bones, Kristian Bush — www.billboard.com
iHeartMedia has announced the launch of the seven-podcast Nashville Podcast Network, established by syndicated morning show host Bobby Bones, during their presentation at the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Upfront in New York on Thursday.
Is QQ Music Worth $10 Billion? — musicindustryblog.wordpress.com
Western appetite for the Chinese market has long been based upon accessing the 1.4 billion consumers. This has in turn impacted valuations of Chinese companies, particularly when eager western investors are involved.
Gen Z & Millennials Lead the Paid Music Streaming Revolution and Apple Music is their number one Choice — www.patentlyapple.com
A new study published this week shows that Gen Z (18-24) and Millenials (25-34) choose Apple iPhones and Apple Music’s paid audio subscription services.
Music streaming figures in France show the world is changing — www.rudebaguette.com
The rise in music streaming earnings is a clear sign Millenials are now taking over. The paradigm shift is major.
Spotify no longer streams music in Apple's Safari web browser — www.engadget.com
If you use Safari to stream Spotify tunes, you’re going to need a plan B. Listeners have discovered that Spotify’s web player no longer works with Safari.