The Short, Unhappy Life Of Music Downloads — www.forbes.com
The era of music downloads only lasted four years, and it coincided with the industry’s worst revenue period in decades. Downloads will fade away, and the music industry won’t miss them.
SiriusXM Radio App Update Brings a Completely New Design and More — appadvice.com
Along with a new look, version 5.0 of the SiriusXM Radio app brings a ForYou homepage that provides both favorite channels and recommended content.
Instagram's Music Plans Could Change Everything — Here's What We Know So Far — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Instagram has reportedly started testing its music stickers features where users can post their favorite music. Here’s everything we know so far.
African start-up uses blockchain to disrupt music's value chain — www.itwebafrica.com
Why shokoCAST founder believes platform has the mettle to secure early traction in an ultra-competitive market.
Why Spotify on Apple Watch Could Bring an iPhone-Free Future — www.inverse.com
Spotify is expected to debut on the Apple Watch at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference this June. It could spark the use of a new applications programming interface called StreamKit, which will enable more users to leave the iPhone at home with watchOS 5.
TuneGO Launches Exclusive Portal for Music Industry Decision Makers, Influencers — platformandstream.wordpress.com
TuneGO has launched its exclusive portal to help the music industry discover the next superstar and hit single.
LiveXLive Launches OTT Streaming App on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV Devices — platformandstream.wordpress.com
LiveXLive announced the launch of its LiveXLive App across Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV devices, significantly expanding its consumer reach and social interactivity.
Music Played More Often On YouTube Than All Other Platforms Combined — www.hypebot.com
A new report out from IFPI has revealed some interesting news about the music economy. Apparently YouTube boasts more music plays than Spotify, Apple Music, and all additional streaming platforms put together, despite having the lowest royalty returns.
Spotify could be about to help a major music giant become a major music behemoth.
Como Audio Debuts SpeakEasy Wi-Fi Music System, Streaming Turntable — www.digitaltrends.com
Como Audio has announced a new streaming Wi-Fi multiroom wireless music system called the SpeakEasy.