The music streaming company announced earlier this month that it had removed the R&B singer’s music from its playlists.
SiriusXM said that The Beach Boys will launch an exclusive full-time summer-long SiriusXM channel, Good Vibrations: The Beach Boys Channel, on Thursday, May 24.
SiriusXM announced that U2 will launch an exclusive, limited-run SiriusXM channel, The U2 Experience, on channel 30 beginning Friday, June 1. The U2 Experience will showcase music from the band’s more than four decade long career.
Spotify's new hate speech policies should trouble artists and music fans — www.foxnews.com
R&B artist R. Kelly, who has sold an estimated 60 million albums, has been indicted – but acquitted – of 21 counts of child pornography, accused of taking videos of himself committing sex acts with a 14-year-old girl.
Sony Buys Additional 60 Percent Stake in EMI Music Publishing — www.hollywoodreporter.com
Sony’s purchase from Mubadala Investment Company — which is pending regulatory approval before it can close — brings the Japanese conglomerate’s total share up to 90 percent.
While I love Spotify, I don’t like it devouring my data plan when streaming music away from a Wi-Fi network.
TuneGo Raises $7.7M For Music Industry Data Platform — www.hypebot.com
TuneGO, a data driven music A&R startup has completed a Series B financing totaling more than $7.7 million.
China’s music potential: ‘We are finally getting there!’ — musically.com
2017 was a big year for the music industry in China: according to the IFPI, last year it was one of the world’s 10 biggest recorded-music markets for the first time.
YouTube announced that Jessie Reyez will be its first Artist on the Rise.
Sound Royalties introduced a new financial product to enable distributors to acquire additional content and provide advances to existing labels with the funding being provided by Sound Royalties’ through the new Edge Funding Program.
How YouTube's New Music Streaming Service Stands Up to the Competition — lifehacker.com
Google is back with yet another music streaming service. This time the company is rebranding YouTube Red and splitting it into two new options named YouTube Music and YouTube Premium.