Issue 536: China’s Massive Music Streaming Industry; JioMusic May Get Rebranded as JioSaavn

A look at China’s massive music streaming industry and how it differs from Spotify

China has 15 different audio streaming services with at least one million daily active users, including radio and karaoke services. For on-demand album streaming similar to Spotify, there are nine different services backed by large Chinese technology and telecom companies.

Coming to Waze: Streaming music choices
Coming to Waze: Streaming music choiceswww.dallasnews.com
I think the smartphone app I use the most is Waze, the very handy crowd-sourced traffic and navigation app from Google.Enter your destination into…

JioMusic may soon get rebranded as JioSaavn with Jio users getting free 90-day subscriptio
JioMusic may soon get rebranded as JioSaavn with Jio users getting free 90-day subscriptiotelecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com
With JioMusic and music streaming app Saavn merging, some Jio users have now started receiving 90 days of ‘Saavn Pro’ subscription when they regis..

SoundHound brings music recognition to Houndify platform
SoundHound brings music recognition to Houndify platformventurebeat.com
SoundHound today announced that it’ll provide developers using its Houndify platform access to its music recognition technology.

Sub Pop Relaunches Vinyl Singles Club After 10 Years
Sub Pop Relaunches Vinyl Singles Club After 10 Yearswww.billboard.com
Sub Pop is relaunching its Singles Club for the fourth time following a 10-year hiatus, the seminal indie label announced on Thursday (Nov. 1).

'Baby Shark' Attacks the Streaming Songs Chart With 13 Million Streams
'Baby Shark' Attacks the Streaming Songs Chart With 13 Million Streamswww.billboard.com
The viral track earned 13.1 million U.S. streams in the latest tracking week.

Creative Ways to Promote Your Spotify Tracks
Creative Ways to Promote Your Spotify Tracks blog.symphonicdistribution.com
Spotify is becoming increasingly popular among streaming users. We’ve discovered a few tips from IFTTT’s applets to help you promote your music on Spotify.

Deezer partners with RTL and Talpa for ‘The voice of Holland'
Deezer partners with RTL and Talpa for ‘The voice of Holland'siliconcanals.nl
Deezer has announced to become the official music streaming partner of the ninth season of ‘The voice of Holland’ in the Netherlands.

Spotify Stock Down in Pre-Market Trading After 4Q Forecast
Spotify Stock Down in Pre-Market Trading After 4Q Forecastwww.bloomberg.com
Spotify Technology SA is planning to boost spending in an effort to drive the next phase of growth, but Wall Street isn’t singing along to the tune.

YouTube's Lyor Cohen Warns Article 13 Will Have 'Severe Unintended Consequences' For Music Biz
YouTube's Lyor Cohen Warns Article 13 Will Have 'Severe Unintended Consequences' For Music Bizwww.billboard.com
As YouTube’s global head of music, Lyor Cohen has a deeper interest than most in how controversial changes to copyright law will impact on user generated content (UGC) services.

Juno Awards Sticking With Nielsen Music as Exclusive Data Source
Juno Awards Sticking With Nielsen Music as Exclusive Data Sourcewww.billboard.com
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), the industry organization behind the Juno Awards, will be using Nielsen Music for another two years as its exclusive data provider. The 48th annual Juno Awards are March 17, at London, Ontario’s Budweiser Gardens.

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Jeff loves music. He also loves band t-shirts, which has become something of an obsession. There's a vintage Roxy Music t-shirt on eBay for $299 he is absolutely going to get when he starts making the big bucks.