Issue 570: The New Movie Soundtrack: A Spotify Playlist; In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel a New Latin Explosion

Blog, Music, Streaming

The New Movie Soundtrack: A Spotify Playlist
The New Movie Soundtrack: A Spotify Playlistwww.wsj.com
Independent movie studio A24 is releasing the music to the new film “Mid90s” as a playlist on Spotify, rather than as an album distributed by a record label.

In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosion
In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosionwww.npr.org
Spanish-language artists like Ozuna, J Balvin and Bad Bunny dominated YouTube with billions of plays. Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras and contributor Stefanie Fernández explain how we got here.

Auld Lang Syne not a great hit with younger listeners, streaming figures show
Auld Lang Syne not a great hit with younger listeners, streaming figures showwww.independent.ie
The next generation could let old anthems be forgotten, according to new research which show Auld Lang Syne is not a New Year hit with younger listeners.

Making Music Social: What Drives Streaming Revenues
Making Music Social: What Drives Streaming Revenuesblog.dataart.com

Social networks and music companies are increasingly joining together in licensing deals to ensure that artists and songwriters earn royalties from all the music played on social networks.

Radio's Inconvenient Demographic Truth
Radio's Inconvenient Demographic Truthjacobsmedia.com
Radio broadcasters continue to focus on the 25-54 demographic, missing the massive opportunity with Generation Z.

As smartphones and internet connections rise in Africa, so does entertainment streaming
As smartphones and internet connections rise in Africa, so does entertainment streamingqz.com
Netflix, Spotify are coming to Africa fans as smartphone use rises

2018: The Year Podcasts Grew Up And Programmatic Audio Took Off
2018: The Year Podcasts Grew Up And Programmatic Audio Took Offadexchanger.com

Audio remained an exciting area for programmatic advertisers in 2018 as the medium moved further toward automation.

How much data does Spotify use?
How much data does Spotify use?www.androidauthority.com
A quick overview of how much data does Spotify use and how it compares to other music streaming services like Google Play Music, Tidal, Apple Music…

How Spotify migrated everything from on-premise to Google Cloud Platform
How Spotify migrated everything from on-premise to Google Cloud Platformwww.techworld.com.au
The Swedish music streaming company has already shut down two data centres as it migrates everything to Google Cloud Platform

List Of Music Streaming Payouts From Best To Worst, Updated for 2019
List Of Music Streaming Payouts From Best To Worst, Updated for 2019www.youredm.com
For many artists, music streaming is the main avenue for getting paid — but how does it break down? With a plethora of services out there (Spotify, Apple