Issue 626: Fixing Classical Music on Apple Music; Streaming Has Led Music’s Rebound, But How Many Potential Subscribers are Left?

Classical Music on Apple Music: What's Wrong and How Apple Can Fix It
Classical Music on Apple Music: What's Wrong and How Apple Can Fix Itwww.macrumors.com

Last August, Apple Music was updated with a new section in Browse curated by Deutsche Grammophon, one of the biggest classical music labels in the world.

Streaming Has Led Music’s Rebound, But How Many Potential Subscribers Are Left?
Streaming Has Led Music’s Rebound, But How Many Potential Subscribers Are Left?www.billboard.com
Recorded-music executives have good reason to feel bullish about their industry’s comeback, but hold the champagne.

Spotify vs. Apple, There Are No Heroes
Spotify vs. Apple, There Are No Heroeswww.bloomberg.com
A tussle over Apple’s mobile app storefront is being treated by both as a moral war. It’s a business dispute.

Stalking Last.fm Streams On Spotify
Stalking Last.fm Streams On Spotifyhackaday.com
Back in the early days of social media and Web 2.0, Last.fm was one of the premier music sites on the internet. With a huge library containing what felt like every song ever, along with an excellen…

YouTube Music Launches in the Already-Saturated Indian Music Market — And Undercuts Spotify’s Bottom-Scraping Prices
YouTube Music Launches in the Already-Saturated Indian Music Market — And Undercuts Spotify’s Bottom-Scraping Priceswww.digitalmusicnews.com
Facing a high number of competitors, YouTube Music, Music Premium, and Premium have launched in India, at a slightly cheaper cost than Spotify.

Why Spotify is such an awkward—and necessary—critic of Apple's power.
Why Spotify is such an awkward—and necessary—critic of Apple's power.slate.com
All aboard the anti-monopoly starship.

Dean Lewis Named Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist as 'Be Alright' Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs Chart
Dean Lewis Named Apple Music's 'Up Next' Artist as 'Be Alright' Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs Chart www.billboard.com
Australian singer/songwriter Dean Lewis was dubbed Apple Music’s newest ‘Up Next’ artist. Lewis joins a class of emerging talent, with other ‘Up Next’ alumni including 6LACK, Juice WRLD, H.E.R., Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish, Khalid, and Daniel Caesar.

Breakdown: Music Streaming Monetization Flow
Breakdown: Music Streaming Monetization Flowwww.thembj.org

Since their introduction, streaming services have grown to become the primary platform for music consumption within the North American and European music markets.

Spotify Ad Studio Celebrates One Year
Spotify Ad Studio Celebrates One Yearwww.bandt.com.au
Spotify Ad Studio celebrates first birthday which, if anything, meant it didn’t take overly long to light the candles.

Daniel Ek, The King Of Sound and the Best Things Ever Said
Daniel Ek, The King Of Sound and the Best Things Ever Saidm2magazine.co.nz

As a teenager Ek built websites for pocketmoney but was quickly earning 50k a month. Later he was involved with the popular Torrent program UTorrent.

Types of Algorithmic Spotify Playlists and How to Get on Them
Types of Algorithmic Spotify Playlists and How to Get on Themblog.symphonicdistribution.com

Trying to gain some real success on Spotify? Landing your music on some of Spotify’s best algorithmic playlists will boost those chances.

Songtrust appoints Co-Founder Joe Conyers III as Chief Strategy Officer
Songtrust appoints Co-Founder Joe Conyers III as Chief Strategy Officerwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com
He has been General Manager for the last eight years

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