Spotify’s Billion-Play Club; How Pandora Gets Back on Track

Look At The Songs In Spotify's Billion-Play Club To See How Fast Streaming Music Is Growing
Ed Sheeran, Drake, The Chainsmokers and Major Lazer all have this one feat in common.

Pandora’s New CEO Roger Lynch Wants to Add More Podcasts, Revamp Ad Tech
Pandora’s New CEO Roger Lynch Wants to Add More Podcasts, Revamp Ad Techvariety.com

Here’s how Roger Lynch wants Pandora to get back on track.

Tidal Begins Adding Liner Notes to Albums and Songs
Tidal Begins Adding Liner Notes to Albums and Songswww.billboard.com
Tidal has begun adding in-depth credits — including composers, musicians, vocal breakdowns, mastering, production, mixing, label info and even album artwork credits — to millions of albums and tracks.

Apple's iTunes Division Touts Record $8.5B Revenue
Apple's iTunes Division Touts Record $8.5B Revenuewww.billboard.com
The division includes Apple Music and iTunes.

Grateful Dead Starts Rolling Out 2017 '30 Days Of Dead' Free Download Series
Grateful Dead Starts Rolling Out 2017 '30 Days Of Dead' Free Download Serieswww.jambase.com
Listen to the first two free tracks from this year’s Grateful Dead ’30 Days Of Dead’ series.

How Gimme Radio Wants to Reinvent Music Streaming for Diehard Metal Fans -- With Megadeth's Dave Mustaine On Board
How Gimme Radio Wants to Reinvent Music Streaming for Diehard Metal Fans — With Megadeth's Dave Mustaine On Boardwww.billboard.com
Even though hip-hop and R&B are the most-consumed genres in the U.S. this year, they might not have the loyalest listeners.

AirBnB Plans to Grow Live Music Biz, Take Living Room Concerts Global
AirBnB Plans to Grow Live Music Biz, Take Living Room Concerts Globalvariety.com
At the center of AirBnB’s music strategy are so-called living room concerts.

Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switch
Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switchwww.theverge.com
Coming spring 2018

A Battle Royale over Music Royalties
A Battle Royale over Music Royaltieswww.eastendbeacon.com
A North Fork restauranteur shuts down live music less than a year after starting it, citing the inability to pay performance rights royalty companies in excess

Apple Music’s Beats 1 to Launch 'Trap Kingz,' First Spanish-Language Show
Apple Music’s Beats 1 to Launch 'Trap Kingz,' First Spanish-Language Showwww.billboard.com
Beats 1, Apple Music’s global radio station, will be launching its first Spanish-language show called ‘Trap Kingz.’

Spotify has brought in a new head of PR as it gets ready for a 2018 IPO
Spotify has brought in a new head of PR as it gets ready for a 2018 IPOwww.recode.net
Dustee Jenkins, who used to run comms for Target, moves to the streaming music service.