Gen Z music fans are not just streaming emerging artists like Oliver Tree, they’re also super busy listening to their parents faves, including the Grateful Dead, Tiffany, Selena, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and the Righteous Brothers.
I Discover All the Best Music in My Life Through Video Games, and I’m Not Alone — www.vice.com
Without Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and Dave Mirra, my music library would probably be a near empty vessel.
Apple Sued by Customers Claiming Their iTunes Information Was Sold to Third Parties — www.billboard.com
Apple has been hit with a class action federal lawsuit by customers who are alleging that information on their iTunes purchases was sold by Apple to third parties.
The Most Streamed Artist of All Time — Who Really Dominates the Streaming Charts? — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Looking at Spotify and Apple Music year-end data can give us a pretty good idea of who the most streamed artist of all time might be.
The co-founders of URSA Music, Christopher Jones and Chad Royce, join Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on the Music Business Weekly podcast.
Spotify Global Head of Publishing Adam Parness Exits Company — www.billboard.com
Spotify global head of publishing Adam Parness is leaving the company, Billboard has confirmed.
Music sampling startup Tracklib raises $1.7m from Sony and WndrCo — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
The funding round is in preparation for a Series A funding later this year
Joe Russo's Almost Dead Full-Show Audio Recordings Arrive On Streaming Platforms — liveforlivemusic.com
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has finally begun to share select full-show audio recordings from throughout their career onto major streaming platforms.
Spotify in India: ‘Our job is to grow the market’ — musically.com
It isn’t easy being Spotify. It’s harder being Spotify in India, a country where the launch of the world’s number one audio-streaming service has been the subject of much speculation and controversy.
The Power of Audio — www.forbes.com
According to Nielsen, AM/FM radio reaches an average of 92% of adult Americans every week more than television. Radio is also benefiting from such new audio platforms as podcasting and smart speakers.
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