How's Drake's Streaming Success Is a Lesson in the New Music Business Model — www.billboard.com
Billboard breaks down Drake’s uncanny success in the streaming era and why he continues to win.
Lupe Fiasco says that blockchain technologies can 'revolutionize' the music industry — www.businessinsider.com
Lupe Fiasco compared cryptocurrencies to commodities like “baseball cards,” while expounding on the ways blockchain technologies could “revolutionize music.”
Spotify, Voice Functionality Coming to Sky Q This Spring — www.gizmodo.co.uk
Fancy Sky is about to get fancier.
SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer: The CLASSICS Act Is Seriously Flawed — www.billboard.com
SiriusXM has paid $2.2 billion for its use of post-1972 recordings; terrestrial radio has paid “nothing.”
Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform special SiriusXM listener concert Atlanta — music.blog.ajc.com
Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform special SiriusXM listener concert at Atlanta’s Buckhead Theatre.
Apple Music wish list: 17 ways to improve the app and service — www.macworld.com
If Apple Music wants to be number one, it can start by improving its iOS app.
Times Internet Limited has infused fresh capital of Rs 2.48 billion into its online music streaming service Gaana as it prepares to battle giant Amazon’s Prime Music service which was launched in India late last year.
Brian Eno brings music composition to augmented reality — www.wired.co.uk
Brian Eno’s Bloom: Open Space app lets you use Microsoft Hololens to control music and visuals, and it’s strangely relaxing
Auddly launches #MetadataPays campaign for music creators — musically.com
Startup Auddly’s service aims to help songwriters and musicians to start creating metadata around their songs from the earliest stages of writing and recording.
‘Austin City Limits’ To Live Stream Mac DeMarco Debut Performance — www.jambase.com
Tuesday’s ‘Austin City Limits’ taping featuring Mac DeMarco will be shown live via a free webcast.
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