Drake’s Streaming Success; Lupe Fiasco: Blockchain Could ‘Revolutionize Music; Spotify Coming to Sky Q

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How's Drake's Streaming Success Is a Lesson in the New Music Business Model
How's Drake's Streaming Success Is a Lesson in the New Music Business Modelwww.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
Lupe Fiasco says that blockchain technologies can 'revolutionize' the music industrywww.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
Spotify, Voice Functionality Coming to Sky Q This Springwww.gizmodo.co.uk
Fancy Sky is about to get fancier.

SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer: The CLASSICS Act Is Seriously Flawed
SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer: The CLASSICS Act Is Seriously Flawedwww.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
Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform special SiriusXM listener concert Atlantamusic.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
Apple Music wish list: 17 ways to improve the app and servicewww.macworld.com
If Apple Music wants to be number one, it can start by improving its iOS app.

Times Internet infuses Rs 2.48 bn into Gaana to battle Amazon Prime Music
Times Internet infuses Rs 2.48 bn into Gaana to battle Amazon Prime Musicwww.business-standard.com

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.

9 Alexa tips for music junkies
9 Alexa tips for music junkieswww.cnet.com
If you love music and your Alexa speaker, here are nine things you should know.

Brian Eno brings music composition to augmented reality
Brian Eno brings music composition to augmented realitywww.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
Auddly launches #MetadataPays campaign for music creatorsmusically.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
‘Austin City Limits’ To Live Stream Mac DeMarco Debut Performancewww.jambase.com
Tuesday’s ‘Austin City Limits’ taping featuring Mac DeMarco will be shown live via a free webcast.

Everything Musicians Need to Know about Music Distribution
Everything Musicians Need to Know about Music Distributionblog.landr.com

As an artist, digital distribution has become a must in order to reach all your potential fans. Smart distribution grows your visibility. It gets your music into as many ears as possible. And it helps you get paid for your music.