Up to half of Universal Music Group is for sale. If the tech giant buys it, things could get very interesting.
'Anything with a universal interest': BBC Music is expanding to the U.S. — digiday.com
The BBC is expanding from its music footage archive by opening it up to viewers outside of the U.K.
Pandora Modes gives you more listening options for music stations — www.engadget.com
Pandora is giving you more control over your listening experience. Starting today, the streaming service will offer a new feature called Pandora Modes. Designed…
Jordan Peele’s Us Is the First Film to Take Over Spotify With a Playlist of Memorable Soundtrack Hits — www.adweek.com
The movie has its own hub with music curated by the writer-director.
Tencent Music Shares Drop Despite Solid First Earnings Report — variety.com
Proving that good is not always good enough, Tencent Music Entertainment shares fell 9 percent despite a strong first earnings report.
Vive Le Numérique: French Music Market Tops $834M as Streaming Finally Bests CDs — www.billboard.com
France’s industry body, SNEP, released its annual report this week showing a modest 1.8 percent bump in overall revenue across recorded music — locking down a third consecutive year of growth.
Why Anghami, with over 1m paying users, doesn't feel threatened by Spotify in the Middle East — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Elie Habib, Co-Founder of Anghami, on why the Lebanon-based music streaming company is the leading service in MENA
AI-music startup Boomy is ‘the magic instant music robot’ — musically.com
After setting a few filters and pressing ‘Create Song,’ Boomy’s creative artificial intelligence will write and produce a full song for you in seconds, then prompt you to reject or save it
How to play Apple Music on Amazon Echo speaker with Alexa — www.gearbrain.com
A guide to enabling Apple Music on Amazon Echo smart speakers with the Alexa voice assistant.
Jonas Brothers, Maren Morris Join Pandora's 'Sound On Spring' Campaign — www.billboard.com
The multichannel campaign will run in six markets for 12 weeks, and includes outdoor murals, music festival activations and more.
Can Spotify Help Fix Podcasting’s Biggest Challenges? — www.foliomag.com
It’s about time somebody besides Apple steps up and tries.
She replaces interim CFO David Holmwood.