How the Battle for the Indian Streaming Market Will Heat Up in 2019 — www.billboard.com
As two prominent Indian streaming services — Saavn and JioMusic — join forces and relaunch as one, Spotify faces an even bigger challenge as it readies to launch in the world’s second-most populous country.
A boom in audio streaming and the enduring album format has helped boost UK music consumption for the fourth consecutive year.
One of the first things Amazon “trained” Alexa on was to play music from its Amazon Prime Music collection on Amazon Echo devices.
The Verge 2018 tech report card: Streaming music — www.theverge.com
There were substantial developments on the consumer side, but this year was more impactful for artists, many of whom rely on streaming platforms as their bread and butter.
Streaming music helps family tune into the past — www.thestar.com
A spontaneous playlist reveals that certain songs help awaken memories and open up intergenerational connections, writes Uzma Jalaluddin.
Ebro Darden Joins Apple Music Full-Time as Global Editorial Head of Hip-Hop and R&B — www.billboard.com
Ebro Darden has been appointed Apple Music’s global editorial head of hip-hop and R&B.
I’m an independent rapper and content creator. I’m also a tech nerd and spend countless hours researching and trying different apps that I don’t actually need and won’t actually use.
Apps for health and fitness, music streaming and mindfulness are set to be the most downloaded in January 2019, according to a new poll of 2,000 smartphone owners.