Issue 676: Fandom in the Age of Music Streaming; Spotify Data: Gen Z Can’t Get Enough of Their Parents’ Faves

Fandom in the Age of Music Streaming
Fandom in the Age of Music Streamingmedium.com
How many are re-evaluating their roles as music fans in the digital era, returning to downloads, CDs, and paying artists directly.

Spotify Data Finds Gen Z Can't Get Enough of Their Parents' Faves, From Joan Jett to Grateful Dead
Spotify Data Finds Gen Z Can't Get Enough of Their Parents' Faves, From Joan Jett to Grateful Deadwww.billboard.com

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
I Discover All the Best Music in My Life Through Video Games, and I’m Not Alonewww.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
Apple Sued by Customers Claiming Their iTunes Information Was Sold to Third Partieswww.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?
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.

URSA Music Offers Artist Center Streaming Platform
URSA Music Offers Artist Center Streaming Platformwww.hypebot.com

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
Spotify Global Head of Publishing Adam Parness Exits Companywww.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
Music sampling startup Tracklib raises $1.7m from Sony and WndrCowww.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
Joe Russo's Almost Dead Full-Show Audio Recordings Arrive On Streaming Platformsliveforlivemusic.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’
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
The Power of Audiowww.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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