esports organisation Fnatic has signed a new partnership with music streaming service Deezer. Fnatic’s first-ever music partnership will give fans the chance to connect with their favourite players and see the music they’re listening to.
Fnatic’s team members will have the chance to connect with fans in real time, sharing all of their personal playlists across Europe.
Spotify launches new playlist-pitching system for labels — musically.com
Spotify has moved to formalise the process by which major and independent labels pitch for slots in the Browse section of its service.
Vinyl is back and streaming is surging, so what to do with that CD collection? — www.abc.net.au
CD players are becoming rarer in homes and cars, as the take-up of streaming continues to surge. But like we did with the recent vinyl revival, will we come to regret getting rid of our CDs — and everything they say about us?
How Apple Music Helped Daniel Caesar Go Gold — www.complex.com
"Get You" is a milestone for the unsigned R&B artist, and owes some of its success to Apple's curation efforts that pushed it to the top of the playlists.
Fox Enlists iHeartMedia to Boost Musical Competition ‘The Four’ — variety.com
Fox is teaming up with large radio broadcaster iHeartMedia to generate notice for its new music-competition series “The Four”
Spotify Now Lets Musicians Get Real-Time Data From Fans — www.psfk.com
Spotify for Artists leverages real-time data with demographic information to help musicians understand their audience.
It’s no secret that in order to appear professional, your own website with your own .com address is essential. So what ingredients make for a great musician website exactly? You’ve got the music of course, some images, videos, and show dates
The lack of a decent publicly accessible music rights database that tells streaming services what songs are contained in what recordings, and who wrote and published those songs.
VNUE Acquires Set.fm From PledgeMusic — www.hypebot.com
Just one year after PledgeMusic finalized its acquisition of Set.fm, it has now sold it to live event recording and release platform VNUE for an undisclosed sum.