New platforms devoted exclusively to classical music are now vying for this segment of the streaming market and seeking to drive its growth.
Large record companies – who have been complaining about the “fake artist” practice for two years – appear to be adopting a “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” approach.
Rehegoo Music Group has launched a new streaming service offering curated playlists and customized song selections for business owners.
Spotify's Brand Intimacy Ranking Improves as Company Continues Testing New Features — www.billboard.com
The apps and social platforms industry has an intimacy problem, according to a new study by branding agency MBLM, but Spotify is looking to defy that trend by testing new features in an effort to form stronger bonds with its users.
Tencent Music Makes You Pay To Stream Current Music – Will This Catch On? — www.forbes.com
Tencent Music is making free users pay for current users as an incentive to upgrade to a paid subscription, and it appears to be working.
Pandora announced the summer release of its “Sound On” brand campaign, focused on inspiring listeners to get out and discover their unique songs of the season.
Various Artists’ Dave Bianchi and John Dawkins on their successes and professional journey to date.
SiriusXM and Hallmark Channel announced today an expanded relationship that heralds the return of Hallmark Channel Radio as a recurring seasonal offering through 2020.
Imogen Heap Is Building Tech to Change the Music Industry — www.wsj.com
The singer-songwriter discusses her projects to help musicians, including a digital hub for artists and WiFi-connected gloves that control sound with movement
Algorithm-driven mastering service costs $4.90 per track.
Apple Music promotes Tyler, The Creator's "Igor" with tickets to live performance and stream — appleinsider.com
Apple Music will be streaming a performance of Tyler, The Creator’s new album “Igor” on May 22, with the music streaming service promoting the album by offering free tickets to see the artist perform live in a show in Los Angeles.
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