Will Amazon Beat Apple To The Hi-Res Music Streaming Punch? — www.forbes.com
Amazon Music might be Apple to the punch with a new hi-res music tier at an attractive price.
RAC and Goldroom Launch Minerva Music, a Label That Distributes Music On the Blockchain — www.billboard.com
Minerva Music will also be partnering with Stem, a startup that tracks and organizes revenue streams for artists and labels (clients include Wyclef Jean, Bryan Adams, Noname, and Chromatics) and Ujo Music, another startup aimed at providing friction-less transactions between seller and consumer.
Company says that it earned over $300m for its artists in 2018 alone.
All 13 LPs by the legendary prog rockers are available to stream now.
Khalid just became the biggest artist in the world on Spotify, with over 50m monthly listeners — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
RCA-signed act now has 50,043,332 monthly listeners on the streaming platform
The Cure today announced the addition of a fifth and final 30th anniversary performance of the band’s magnum opus Disintegration to its late-May run in Sydney, Australia — and this last concert will be streamed live around the world for all to see.
The BBC TV and radio presenter has been appointed as the ambassador for the Music for Dementia 2020 campaign. Lauren said: ‘This is a generation who paid their music taxes by buying records and CDs and made the music industry what it is today.’
Cali Roots Radio, Hosted by Rebelution's Eric Rachmany, Premiering on SiriusXM's The Joint — www.billboard.com
The California Roots and Arts Festival has teamed up with Ineffable Music Group and SiriusXM Radio to create a new program on the satellite radio giant’s reggae channel, The Joint.
SiriusXM announced that Florida Georgia Line will perform a special invitation-only event for SiriusXM listeners at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, marking the GRAMMY nominees’ first concert at the legendary venue.
Spotify is testing podcast suggestions for your commute — www.engadget.com
In the past couple months, Spotify has doubled down on its podcasting efforts. It’s invested hundreds of millions and acquired Gimlet, Anchor and Parcast. One t…
Amazon on pace to spend $7 billion on video and music content this year, according to new disclosure — www.cnbc.com
Amazon is providing more detail on its investments in video and music programming that are offered as an incentive to its Prime members.
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