Spotify's Strategic Offensive Hits Three Fronts — www.billboard.com
The streaming giant is now fighting on three fronts: in India; the Washington, D.C., Copyright Royalty Board; and Brussels’ antitrust system. Whatever happens, it could lose the PR war.
Maren Morris' History-Making First-Week Numbers Say A Lot About Country In The Streaming Era — www.forbes.com
Maren Morris’ new album made history this week on streaming platforms, but the number she generated doesn’t come close to matching a typical frame for many hip-hop musicians.
Spotify has begun negotiations to renew its licencees with all three major labels and other rights holders.
Spotify to Surpass Pandora Listeners by 2021, Sooner Than Expected — www.emarketer.com
Lead investor is WiseTech Global CEO Richard White.
Apple Music's 'Browse' tab refreshed with new look, wider playlist selections — appleinsider.com
Apple has tweaked the “Browse” tab of Apple Music on iTunes and iOS, providing users easy access to the “Daily Top 100” playlists.
Bandsintown Acquires Hypebot & Music Think Tank — www.billboard.com
Concert discovery tool Bandsintown has acquired Hypebot.com and MusicThinkTank.com, artists-centric and technology media companies founded in 2004 by booking agent and publisher Bruce Houghton.
The Apple Music exec and Beats 1 anchor on what he wants to achieve – and the 17-year-old wunderkind.
SiriusXM announced that for the 15th consecutive year, it will broadcast live from ULTRA Music Festival, the world famous outdoor electronic dance music festival, beginning Friday, March 29.
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Music Streaming Industry — www.digitalmusicnews.com
The rapid advances in artificial intelligence technologies and machine learning have led to significant changes in the music streaming industry.
Spotify expands free Google Home Mini offer to the UK and France — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Offer was previously available in the US only