Warner Music Sues to Block Spotify in India, Escalating Dispute — www.bloomberg.com
Warner Music Group asked an Indian court to block Spotify Technology SA, the world’s largest paid-music-streaming service, from offering songs by its roster of songwriters, including Katy Perry and Led Zeppelin, in the country.
DJ Jazzy Jeff: Only Artists Are Complaining About Streaming — djbooth.net
DJ Jazzy Jeff breaks down how streaming is a major benefit to music labels.
RouteNote partners with China's biggest music streaming services through Tencent — routenote.com
We are thrilled to announce that Tencent Music Entertainment will be joining our ever-growing list of partners.
Harry Nilsson's 'Gotta Get Up' Surges 2,466% in Streams After 'Russian Doll' Premiere — www.billboard.com
In the first full week after the premiere of Netflix’s Russian Doll, streams for Harry Nilsson’s 1971 hit “Gotta Get Up,” which plays on multiple occasions in the show, increased by 2,466 percent, according to Nielsen Music.
Eminem Re-Releases 'The Slim Shady LP' On Streaming Services For 20th Anniversary — www.billboard.com
In honor of the 20th anniversary of his first major label album, The Slim Shady LP, today (Feb. 22), Eminem re-released the project on streaming services with bonus tracks.
The major labels generated over $1.5bn more from streaming in 2018 than they did in the previous year — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Majors now turning over the equivalent of $19m a day from the likes of Spotify
Spotify on the importance of podcasts, personalization and partnerships — www.engadget.com
AI plays a huge role in how Spotify delivers personalized playlists to users, so it’s somewhat fitting that the company’s new partnership with Microsof…
CISAC to upgrade international music code — www.musicinafrica.net
The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) has embarked on a project to improve the International Standard Musical Work Code (ISWC).
Everything You Need to Know About Spotify's Latest Changes — lifehacker.com
Recently, Spotify updated its interface, burying its “Repeat” button in the depths of a sub-menu on its mobile app—and people are pissed. Redditors and Twitter users alike have taken to the internet to voice their complaints.
Smithsonian Record Label Spotlights The Music Of Change — wamu.org
A new box set from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings taps into the record label’s vast archives.