Apple Music Introduces 'The New' Playlist Series Highlighting Local Hip-Hop Scenes — www.complex.com
Explore the local sounds of five regions across America.
Spotify Removes R. Kelly From Playlists, Citing Hateful Conduct Policy — www.hollywoodreporter.com
“When an artist or creator does something that is especially harmful or hateful, it may affect the ways we work with or support that artist or creator.”
YouTube announced changes to its charts, expanding them to 44 territories — including the U.K., Japan, Germany and Brazil — and adding a new Trending Chart.
Big copyright changes come for streaming music providers — www.washingtonexaminer.com
Some providers, such as Spotify and Pandora, actually like the new legislation
Spotify is testing a new personalized playlist featuring your friends’ favorite songs — www.theverge.com
Spotify is rolling out its Friends Weekly feature out to a larger group today, though it remains in testing mode.
Blockchain technology is set to play a power chord in the music industry by helping to solve copyright issues — www.cityam.com
The internet has allowed consumers to create, share and listen to more music than ever before.
This streaming platform is revolutionizing background music — medium.com
According to Billboard, Soundtrack Your Brand, the Stockholm-based, Spotify-backed streaming platform devoted to background music in the b2b space, has announced a rush of direct deals with labels…
Andy Shaub leads readers in a Safari through the guts of Apple’s audio file system…
Why Artists And Influencers Have More Power Than Ever — www.hypebot.com
In this piece Seth Schachner examines how shifts in the music industry and social media landscape have led to artists and influences gaining more power then ever when it comes to cultural taste-making.