The company finished 2018 with its first ever quarterly operating profit but still faces a few stark challenges.
Qobuz takes on Spotify and Tidal by banking on sound quality — www.cnet.com
Streaming music service Qobuz launches in the US with high-quality music streams and a unique download store.
SiriusXM radios standard on all International on-highway trucks — www.trucker.com
SiriusXM radios are now standard equipment for all International Truck’s on-highway tractors including the LoneStar, LT Series and RH Series trucks.
Beatport & DJcity Team Up to Form Beatsource for Open-Format DJs — www.billboard.com
Leading DJ music source Beatport and subscription-based digital DJ record pool DJcity announced on Wednesday they would be combining their resources to launch Beatsource, a new digital music retail experience for open-format DJs.
Deezer NEXT 2019 Announces Manuel Turizo and Cheyo Carrillo as US Priority Acts — www.billboard.com
Global music streaming service Deezer has revealed its 2019 Deezer NEXT edition, including Latin singers Manuel Turizo and Cheyo Carrillo in the roster.
Symphonic Distribution launches sync licensing arm, Bodega Sync — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Bodega will act as a standalone sync licensing agency
Study: Spotify is now installed on 33% of Dutch smartphones — musically.com
Spotify’s app is now installed on 33% of Dutch smartphones. Apple Music, on 5%, is some way behind.
Drake's 'So Far Gone' Is Heading to Streaming Services — noisey.vice.com
The mixtape will be available on digital platforms for its 10 year anniversary.