Issue #317: Has Music Lost That Loving Feeling? How KKBOX is Leading the Push for Chinese Music in Southeast Asia

Blog, Music, Streaming

Has music lost that loving feeling?
Has music lost that loving feeling?om.co

Over past few months, I have become strangely obsessed with reconnecting to music, listening, curating and most importantly experiencing it, much like I used to about a decade ago. In the years that intervened, like many, I too succumbed to the charms of streaming music….

How KKBOX is leading the push for Chinese music in Southeast Asia
How KKBOX is leading the push for Chinese music in Southeast Asiawww.bandwagon.asia

After the launch of her latest album Story Thief on 12 December, the “Queen of Mandopop” A-Mei saw two of her new songs, ‘Story Thief’ and ‘Full Name’, quickly — and unsurprisingly — rise up the charts of music streaming service KKBOX.

As holiday music went (chest)nuts, independent artists reaped the benefits
As holiday music went (chest)nuts, independent artists reaped the benefitsmedium.com

Holiday music was Pandora’s top genre leading up to Christmas. Michael Bublé topped the list of most popular artists. Songs like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” outperformed all but a…

Playlists! Lawsuits! Fake Songs! The Biggest Streaming-Music Trends of 2017
Playlists! Lawsuits! Fake Songs! The Biggest Streaming-Music Trends of 2017pitchfork.com
Breaking down the year’s most important stories in the world of streaming and looking forward to what’s next

SiriusXM's Jam On To Present 'Best Of The NYE Archives'
SiriusXM's Jam On To Present 'Best Of The NYE Archives'www.jambase.com
JamBase created a playlist and provided a few guests for SiriusXM Jam On’s ‘The Best Of The NYE Archives,’ which airs five times next week.

Audi Integrates Amazon Music
Audi Integrates Amazon Musicwww.theintelligentdriver.com

The worlds of technology and automotive continue to collide, as Audi announced an integration with Amazon Music. Amazon Music is now accessible to Audi owners through their vehicle’s MMI system via the Audi MMI connect mobile application.

Shuttle Music Player updated to v2.0 with dynamic themes, album shuffle, and more
Shuttle Music Player updated to v2.0 with dynamic themes, album shuffle, and morewww.androidpolice.com
The age of streaming music services is upon us, but not everyone has moved to the cloud for their listening needs.

The Pop Charts Were Crazy This Year. Here’s Why.
The Pop Charts Were Crazy This Year. Here’s Why.www.nytimes.com
As streaming continues to remake the music industry, artists and record labels schemed and scrambled, remixed and bundled to get their songs into fans’ ears.