Issue 547: Streaming Makes Catalogue Records New Again; Spotify: Mexico City Is ‘Streaming Music Capital’

Blog, Music, Streaming

Oldies But Goodies: Streaming Makes Catalogue Records New Again
Oldies But Goodies: Streaming Makes Catalogue Records New Againblog.chartmetric.io
Since 2014, digital music streaming put on its big boy pants and buoyed the recorded music business into its third year of rising global revenue. As if that weren’t good enough news already, fans…

Mexico City Is 'Streaming Music Capital,' According to Spotify
Mexico City Is 'Streaming Music Capital,' According to Spotifywww.billboard.com
There are more Spotify listeners in the Mexican metropolis than New York or London.

Music streaming farms are real and there’s video to prove it!
Music streaming farms are real and there’s video to prove it!stoneyroads.com
The video is cooked!

Tencent Music May Push Its $2 Billion IPO Into 2019: Report
Tencent Music May Push Its $2 Billion IPO Into 2019: Reportwww.billboard.com
China-based Tencent Music Entertainment and its advisers are reportedly in talks to push its $2 billion IPO into 2019, rather than face a tech-weary market.

Spotify creeps on your music and moods to target ads
Spotify creeps on your music and moods to target adstheeyeopener.com

The world of data analytics is a very fine-tuned one.

Meek Mill teams up with Tidal, Puma and Foot Locker
Meek Mill teams up with Tidal, Puma and Foot Lockermusically.com
We’ve seen artists do exclusives with streaming service Tidal before, but US rapper Meek Mill is doing something a bit more interesting with his upcoming ‘Championships’ album. That includes involving a pair of other partners: sports brand Puma and retail chain Foot Locker.

Why I Want to Pay More for Streaming Music
Why I Want to Pay More for Streaming Musicwww.bloomberg.com
The streaming music service could become more competitive by increasing compensation for artists.

SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available
SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Availablewww.billboard.com
Neither SiriusXM nor Pandora operate on the continent of Europe, and neither have plans to expand into those territories any time soon, sources tell Billboard. So why did the acquisition require approval under the competition laws of Germany and Austria?

The Appeal of Vinyl in the Age of Digital Music
The Appeal of Vinyl in the Age of Digital Musiccoyotechronicle.net

In the age of digital music, vinyl is making a comeback.

Pandora Premium Can Now Stream Music Via Alexa
Pandora Premium Can Now Stream Music Via Alexawww.pymnts.com
Pandora is now enabling premium subscribers to stream music from Alexa-enabled devices.

Taylor Swift wins hearts as the Robin Hood of music streaming
Taylor Swift wins hearts as the Robin Hood of music streamingwww.irishtimes.com
By signing a deal with Universal Music, the star has ensured all UMG artists will get a proper share in royalties from Spotify