Issue 539: Spotify Releases Analytics Tool for Music Publishers; Red Bull Radio Strikes Deal With Sonos

Blog, Music, Streaming

Spotify Releases Analytics Tool for Music Publishers
Spotify Releases Analytics Tool for Music Publisherswww.billboard.com
Following the success of its Spotify for Artists platform, Spotify has released a similar tool set for music publishers.

Red Bull Radio Strikes Deal With Sonos
Red Bull Radio Strikes Deal With Sonosvariety.com
Red Bull Radio announced today that it has struck a deal to stream worldwide via the smart speaker brand, Sonos. The integration allows Sonos users to stream Red Bull Radio’s live on-air broadcast as well as its curated channels .

LANDR Artists Pass 2 Million As Platform Evolves
LANDR Artists Pass 2 Million As Platform Evolveswww.hypebot.com
LANDR announced that more than 2 million musicians have used its music creation platform. The 2 million milestone comes alongside the launch of an updated creative platform designed to build community and offer a toolkit of services. ince launching in 2014, LANDR has been used by artists from 190 countries…

YouTube Reports $1.8B Paid to Music Industry in Past Year
YouTube Reports $1.8B Paid to Music Industry in Past Yearwww.billboard.com
YouTube paid out over $1.8 billion in ad revenue to the music industry over the past year from October 2017 to September 2018, the video platform claims.

Spotify Connect opens to free users via a new SDK for hardware makers
Spotify Connect opens to free users via a new SDK for hardware makersventurebeat.com
Spotify Connect will soon be available to free users, now that Spotify has launched an SDK for hardware makers.

Nigeria: Mr. Eazi Generates $1 Million Through Music Streaming
Nigeria: Mr. Eazi Generates $1 Million Through Music Streamingallafrica.com
UK-based Nigerian musician, Mr. Eazi said he has generated over one million dollars in music streaming alone. He shared his joy via his twitter handle Monday.

Amazon Launches Alexa & Amazon Music in Mexico
Amazon Launches Alexa & Amazon Music in Mexicowww.billboard.com
Amazon announced Wednesday it has launched Amazon Music for Mexico. Both tiers of the company’s streaming service — Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music — are now available to customers.

Transsion's Boomplay inks Universal Music deal in Africa
Transsion’s Boomplay inks Universal Music deal in Africaqz.com
Transsion Holdings’ strategy of pre-installing Boomplay on its phones has helped the streaming service build a base of 31 million users.

DStv subscribers can stream JOOX music at no additional cost
DStv subscribers can stream JOOX music at no additional costmemeburn.com
DStv revealed the offer is open for up to four family members of Premium, Compact and Compact Plus customers at no extra cost.

Where can you stream Kenyan Music online
Where can you stream Kenyan Music onlinewww.dignited.com
Kenyan music is a little hard to come by online. Luckily, these platforms make it a little bit easier to stream local music online. Waabeh, Mdundo, and Songa are just some of the viable sources online.