Global report says 38 percent of music consumers obtain music illegally, most of them ripping from streams.
Asia Millionaires Groove to Disco After Betting on Soccer — www.bloomberg.com
Asia’s legions of wealthy investors are getting a chance to profit from the boom in music streaming as Spotify and its peers gain popularity.
At its heart, Tencent Music is an interactive media company. Its business isn’t merely providing music, it’s getting people to engage around music.
SoundCloud Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Kerry Trainor discusses the company’s monetization program and the value of music streaming with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”
35% of People Who Don't Pay for Streaming Say YouTube Is the Reason — www.digitalmusicnews.com
The IFPI has found YouTube’s popularity actually leads to fewer paid streaming music subscriptions and more copyright infringement.
IFPI Global Consumer Report Quantifies Streaming's Domination of Listening Time, But Piracy Hasn't Gone Away — www.billboard.com
The increased availability of licensed music services is leading to a surge in consumption, claims a comprehensive IFPI report measuring consumer habits across 20 of the world’s leading markets.
A new study has found that the smart speaker and music streaming markets are becoming more interdependent.
Chance the Rapper Says Apple Music Once Offered Him $20 Million — But He Couldn't Take It — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Several years ago, before the launch of Apple Music, executives had approached Chance the Rapper with a lucrative streaming exclusive offer.
Nigeria’s music steaming services have really being going through it recently.
Google’s Latest Chromecast Supports Multiroom Audio, 60fps Video — variety.com
The company’s latest version of its streaming adapter works in concert with other Google-powered audio speakers.