Issue #483: Fraud a Growing Problem for Music Streaming Sites; Spotify Launches Its First Branded Podcast

Fraud a Growing Problem for Music Streaming Sites Like Tidal, Spotify
Fraud a Growing Problem for Music Streaming Sites Like Tidal, Spotifyvariety.com
Fraud has become the latest hurdle for music streaming sites like Tidal, Spotify and Apple Music.

Spotify Launches Its First Branded Podcast in Partnership With New Amsterdam Vodka
Spotify Launches Its First Branded Podcast in Partnership With New Amsterdam Vodkawww.adweek.com

‘Ebb & Flow’ features conversations between DJ Jasmine Solano and hip-hop and R&B artists.

The music industry must beware it doesn't get eaten up by phone giants' hunger for growth
The music industry must beware it doesn't get eaten up by phone giants' hunger for growthwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Telephone companies are in love with music again.

How much money will I make from that playlist placement?
How much money will I make from that playlist placement?diymusician.cdbaby.com

It can be tough to determine beforehand what it will be “worth” to get your song placed on a particular playlist.

When a Music Legend Dies, How Does Today’s Automated Radio React?
When a Music Legend Dies, How Does Today’s Automated Radio React?variety.com
For radio stations, honoring a music legend with a deep dive into their catalog poses a challenge, as does delivering the news quickly.

Spotify vs. Apple Music: how Spotify can regain top music streaming spot.
Spotify vs. Apple Music: how Spotify can regain top music streaming spot.slate.com
Spotify still has a lot going for it.

How Technology Has Transformed, And Complicated, Music Fandom
How Technology Has Transformed, And Complicated, Music Fandomwww.forbes.com
Author of “Playing to the Crowd: Musicians, Audiences and the Intimate Work of Connection,” Nancy Baym offers her insight on how technology has altered historical power structures in the music business and transformed what it means to be a music fan.

Spotify Will Have More U.S. Users Than Pandora by 2022, Study Projects
Spotify Will Have More U.S. Users Than Pandora by 2022, Study Projectswww.digitalmusicnews.com
According to industry analyst firm eMarketer, Spotify is poised to surpass Pandora in the number of US-based active users by 2022.

Intercept Music Announces Global Distribution Deal with Ingrooves
Intercept Music Announces Global Distribution Deal with Ingroovesplatformandstream.wordpress.com

Intercept Music announced today its partnership with Ingrooves Music Group to deliver global distribution for Intercept Music and their clients.

Bad Robot Partners With Capitol Music to Launch Indie Label Loud Robot
Bad Robot Partners With Capitol Music to Launch Indie Label Loud Robotwww.billboard.com
Bad Robot is getting into the music business. The J.J. Abrams-headed production outfit has launched indie music label, Loud Robot, partnering with Capitol Music Group.

Virtual gigs to shake up live music industry
Virtual gigs to shake up live music industryindaily.com.au
An Adelaide radio entrepreneur frustrated by the lack of revenue support for independent musicians says his new “virtual gig” streaming platform has the potential to drastically change how people interact with live music.

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