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Blast This Playlist While You Get Ready to Go Out

When I’m getting ready to party, music is crucial. It’s the overture to the whole night of carousal (or of chatting on the couch in someone’s living room with a clear plastic cup of Two Buck Chuck). With the help of the Lifehacker team, Gizmodo Media colleagues, and Twitter followers, I’ve lined up eight whopping…Read more...
Tags: Featured Playlist, Music, Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, Parties, Routine


What year is this? Apple might drop a new iPod tomorrow

After two days of surprise hardware releases that have brought us new iPads and iMacs, rumor has it that we may see an update of Apple's iPod as soon as tomorrow, sparking a mixture of nostalgia and curiosity. The post What year is this? Apple might drop a new iPod tomorrow appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Ipod Touch


Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA

Apple Music has launched on Amazon Fire TV in the US. Amazon Fire TV is a natural extensions for Apple Music as it has been rolled out on Amazon’s Echo speakers since December. Apple Music subscribers will now the ability to access the full catalogue of 50 million songs by just asking Alexa. “Alexa, play today’s hits on Apple Music,” or “Alexa, play music by [artist’s name] on Apple Music,” for example. The post Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA appeared first on RouteNote Bl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, Usa, Fire, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple Music, Digital Music News, Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV, US Amazon Fire TV, Alexa `` Alexa


Apple Attacks Spotify For 'Trying To Squeeze Musicians, Songwriters' As App Dispute Escalates

UPDATED: Apple has attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters - even going so far as to take these creators to court." in an escalating battle that began over app store fees and practices. In a lengthy and strongly worded statement, Apple pushed back after Spotify filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. "In recent years, Apple has introduced rules to the App Store that purposely limit choice and stif...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Eu, EK, European Commission, Streaming, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, Copyright Royalty Board


Apple Attacks Spotify For 'Tying To Squeeze... Artists Musicians, Songwriters' As App Dispute Escalates

Apple attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters - even going so far as to take these creators to court." on Thursday in an escalating battle that began over app store fees and practices. In a lengthy and strongly worded statement, Apple pushed back after Spotify filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. "In recent years, Apple has introduced rules to the App Store that purposely limit choice and stifl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Eu, EK, European Commission, Streaming, App Store, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Songwriters, Bruce Houghton, Copyright Royalty Board


Napster’s new app to expand them into Hispanic music

Napster want to start making an impact in the Hispanic music industry and they’ve partnered with Univision to make it happen. Napster, the re-branded streaming service that was once one of the most prolific illegal music sites, have announced a new partnership. They’re teaming up with Univision, an American Spanish-language media company, to enhance the Hispanic music industry. Napster will be working with Univision’s newly re-designed Uforia app to power the music streaming service as ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Radio, Latin Music, Streaming, Latin America, Playlists, Apple Music, Hispanic, Spanish, Music Stores, Univision, Napster, Patrizio, Univision Radio


Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV

Amazon's popular Fire TV devices are now compatible with the most popular on-demand music streaming service in the United States, thanks to a new integration with Apple Music that has finally hit Fire TV devices. The post Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, News, Trends, United States, Home Theater, Fire TV, Apple Music


Apple Music comes to Fire TV

Apple Music is launching on Amazon Fire TV in the U.S. today, after rolling out in December to Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers. The news is notable as it’s yet another example of the eased tensions between the two rivals following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 announcement of Apple’s agreement with Amazon. Their deal allowed Amazon’s Prime Video app to launch on Apple TV and saw the return of Apple products on Amazon.com. Since then, the companies have made several moves to honor their deal. La...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Music, Media, Samsung, Tim Cook, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Their, U S Fire TV


Ready Or Not, K-Pop Is Here To Stay

Just a few short years ago, it seemed unlikely that the K-pop wave would ever truly break on the US, with multiple attempts to break into the market falling short. This all changed with the rise of BTS, bringing K-pop into the American mainstream, and while you still won't here much K-pop on US radio, it seems it's here to stay. _________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 A few years ago it seemed inconceivable that Korean Pop music, known as K-Pop, would ever...
Tags: Music, US, United States, Apple Music, K Pop, Nielsen Music, Bobby Owsinski, Steve Aoki, Dua Lipa, Blackpink, Pandora Music, Billboard `` Spotify


Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's Statement On EU Anti-Competition Complaint Against Apple [FULL TEXT]

Spotify it has filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. The complaint centers on the 30% Apple charges for app store subscriptions and purchases and polices that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says,"deliberately disadvantage other app developers." The full text of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's statement: My goal for Spotify is and has always been to reimagine the audio experience by giving consumers the best creativity and innovation we have to offer. For that to be...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, EC, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, Apple Apple, European Commission EC, Siri HomePod, EU Anti Trust Complaint Against Apple, EU Anti Competition Complaint Against Apple


Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's Statement EU Anti-Competition Complaint Against Apple [FULL TEXT]

Spotify it has filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. The complaint centers on the 30% Apple charges for app store subscriptions and purchases and polices that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek says,"deliberately disadvantage other app developers." The full text of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's statement: My goal for Spotify is and has always been to reimagine the audio experience by giving consumers the best creativity and innovation we have to offer. For that to be...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Streaming, EC, Daniel Ek, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton, Apple Apple, European Commission EC, Siri HomePod, EU Anti Trust Complaint Against Apple


YouTube Launches In India Priced 20% Under Spotify, With Licences From All 3 Majors

YouTube Music has launched in India just days after Spotify's controversial launch there. YouTube Music Premium subscriptions are priced at 99 rupee, or 20% lower than the 119 rupees / $1.67 per month that Spotify charges for similar Premium subscriptions in India. Add in ad-free YouTube videos and the price rises to 129 rupees. Unlike Spotify, who launched without a licence with WMG's Warner/Chappell publishing arm, a spokesperson confirmed that YouTube has signed deal with all three maj...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Youtube, India, Streaming, Apple Music, Youtube Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Lyor Cohen, WMG, Warner Chappell, YouTube & Video, Jay Fowler, YouTube Launches In India Priced


70% of young people get their music on YouTube, not Spotify or Apple Music

Music streaming services are becoming synonymous with listening to music in the 21st century but it’s YouTube that is dominating music listening. A new has looked at how young people under 35 listen to music. In the digital age people are moving away from CDs and listening to music online. The proliferation of streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music has put a world of unlimited music in the laps of everyone but even with over 200 million listeners combined traditional streaming s...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Youtube, Study, US, Pandora, Streaming, Streaming Services, Apple Music, Youtube Music, Digital Music News, Edison Research, Music Consumption


How much is Apple Music?

Competition for music streaming apps is quickly dwindling with giants like Apple Music and Spotify dominating most of the market? But how much does Apple Music cost and what does a subscription to the music-streaming platform entail? The post How much is Apple Music? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Streaming, Apple Music, Buying Guides


Apple Music Is Only Major Streamer Not Trying To Cut Songwriter Royalties

Spotify, Pandora, Google and Amazon are appealing the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board ruling that would increase streaming payouts to songwriters by 44%. Notably absent from the list of music tech giants is Apple Music. Under this CRB ruling, streaming services will be required to pay songwriters and publishers 15.1% of revenue, up from 10.5%. Apple Music are not appealing the ruling, according to multiple sources. While they too will benefit if the appeal results lower royalties, Apple's d...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, India, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, WMG, U S Copyright Royalty Board, National Music Publishers ' Association, Spotify Pandora Google, Warner Chappel Music


Annie Lenox, Apple Music Team For #GlobalFeminism Film For International Women’s Day [WATCH]

Annie Lennox has teamed up with Apple Music to make a short film in support of  to mark today's Global International Women’s Day.  Dua Lipa, Mary J Blige, Ed Sheeran, Hozier and Emili Sandeare among those featured in the film. Apple Music also compiled a #GlobalFeminism playlist of the participants’ favorite tracks inspired by women. “At a time when there seems to be so much polarity and division in the world, the term ‘global feminism’ offers an opportunity for people from every w...
Tags: Music, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, Lennox, Annie Lennox, Annie Lenox, International Women’s Day, GlobalFeminism, Annie Lenox Apple Music Team, Mary J Blige Ed Sheeran Hozier


100 Million Use Paid Music Streaming Services In US [MusicWatch]

Fresh off the release of RIAA revenue numbers MusicWatch shared its year-end numbers assessing the size of the US streaming market and how music listening is evolving. Among the internet using population 13 and older MusicWatch reported a record 165 million streamers in 4Q, based on listening at least one hour in the prior week. MusicWatch noted that, for the first time, the number listening to a paid service in the US exceeded 100M. This includes those who personally pay for the subscr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Diy, Youtube, US, Music Industry, Pandora, Indie, Musicians, Streaming, Riaa, Apple Music, Music Business


Spotify India Passes 1M Users In 1st Week: Stunning Stats About Streaming in World's Most Populous Country

Spotify announced that it has passed 1 million users in India just a week after launching there. It's an impressive number until you remember that the country has a population of 1.34 billion, and that assuming that Spotify is following the same pattern as other streamers in India, only about 10,000 are paying to use the services. Inida is a tough market for an music service, but Spotify entered late and under a cloud of litigation with Warner Music Group over royalties to music publisher...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Streaming, Apple Music, Spotify Premium, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Inida, Spotify India, Deloitte IMI


SoundCloud Now Lets You Upload To Other Music Platforms

In what could be a major disruptor for the platform, SoundCloud recently dropped a new toolset in its Premier program which will give its users the option of sharing music to other major platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. _____________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 In what may be a game changer for the platform, SoundCloud has released a new toolset that allows a user to share music with other online services like Spotify and Apple Music as well. The...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Soundcloud, Apple Music, Bobby Owsinski, TuneCore


Apple Music are definitely closing on Spotify, but they’re safe for now

Since launching in 2015 Apple Music have often been viewed as the main contender for Spotify’s crown in music streaming. At the end of 2018 it looked like the gap between Apple Music and Spotify’s subscribers was rapidly closing. It’s been almost 4 years since Apple Music launched and they have seen exponential growth whilst Spotify have been steadily adding to their already giant audience – putting the services head to head in the race for number one in Western music streaming. In earl...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, US, United States, Music Streaming, Streaming, Growth, Apple Music, Subscribers, Digital Music News, Statista


Spotify Is Widening Lead Against Apple Music [CHART]

Late last year the headlines were that Apple Music was gaining on Spotify.  But while Apple Music does have real traction in the US, when looked at globally. Spotify is widening its lead. As this Statista chart illustrates, the gap between the two has gradually widened from 20 million when Apple Music was launched to more than 40 million subscribers by the end of 2018. You will find more infographics at Statista [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Spotify, Music, US, Apple Music, Bruce Houghton, Statista


Universal Music Topped $7 Billion In Revenue Last Year

While many may believe that major labels have one foot in the grave, some recent revenue figures out from Universal Music Group tell a different and far more lucrative story, with UMG raking in over 7.1 billion over the past year, thanks to major artists like Drake, Taylor Swift, and Post Malone.   ___________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Who says that the major record labels are dying? Far from it, if the latest revenue figures from Universal Music Gr...
Tags: Music, Universal, Apple Music, Vivendi, Umg, Malone, Universal Music Group UMG, Bobby Owsinski, Drake Post Malone, Drake Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift the Rolling Stones, Elton John UMG


Soundcharts Launches New Music Data Platform With Unlimited Team Access

Music analytics platform Soundcharts has launched a new version with new pricing. Under the plan, users can share data access with their entire team at no additional cost. Every plan comes with unlimited users and is based on the number of monitored artists, starting at €19 / $21.50 USD per month for a single artist. The release also includes new features and data sources:  Artist Overview: real-time dashboard on over 2 million artists, including social media, geo-tracked radio plays,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Diy, Youtube, Music Industry, Pandora, Indie, Musicians, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Musician, Bruce Houghton


BUSINESS OF INDIE: Linn Records To Apple Music • RPM Owes Labels $6.8M • Fireflight To RockFest • More

In this new edition of the Business Of Indie , Linn Records finally finds its way to Apple Music with 400 titles, distributor RPM owes labels $6.8 million, Christian rock stars Fireflight sign with Nashville's RockFest Records and much more. Like Hypebot's More News section, The Business Of Indie is nestled under its own Indie tab at the top of the site and features a constantly updated compendium of indie news  from hundreds of global sources.   Read The Business O...
Tags: Music, Nashville, Apple Music, Music Business, Indie Labels, Bruce Houghton, Publishing & Songwriting, Business Of Indie, Business Of Indie Linn Records


SoundCloud will now handle distributing your music – and give you a 100% cut

SoundCloud has a new pitch to creators: upload your music not just to SoundCloud, but to all major music services, too. Distribution is launching in a new beta as part of Premier service, and the terms look appealing. Okay, first, to understand what digital distribution is, let’s go back in time. Digital music for many years meant primarily CDs and … well, piracy, despite some early (fairly horrible) stores. Then along came Apple’s iTunes Music Store. When it launched, you needed to have a lab...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Business, Music, Instagram, Berlin, Trends, Tech, Web, Monetization, Itunes, Revenue, Stories, Streaming, Soundcloud, Apple Music


Apple Music encourages subscribers to give friends a free 1-month pass

It's no secret that Apple has its sights set squarely on Spotify's enviable subscriber count, but how will Apple Music grow? By using existing customers to recruit new members by letting them send friends a one-month free pass. The post Apple Music encourages subscribers to give friends a free 1-month pass appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Free Trial


Give your friends a month of Apple Music streaming for free

Apple Music want you to get your friends streaming music by allowing subscribers to give out a month of Apple Music for free. Apple have sent out a notification to Apple Music subscribers with a unique new promotion. They are offering all subscribers a chance to send their friends a text that lets them sign up for a month of unlimited music streaming on Apple Music for free. In the message Apple say: “Apple Music is better with friends. So give one of yours a free month.” Then subscribe...
Tags: Apple, Music, Free, Music Streaming, Streaming, Share, Trial, Apple Music, Subscribers, Promotion, Digital Music News


SoundCloud Now Has 5X As Many Tracks As Spotify

SoundCloud has officially passed 200 million tracks uploaded. The milestone makes the streamer's catalog four to five times larger than its competitors with Apple Music and Spotify estimated to have catalogs in the 40 million range. As the world’s largest open audio platform, SoundCloud hosts such diverse audio as Chance the Rapper’s first mixtape, the entire NASA historical audio library and BTS’ Jimin’s record-breaking track. Francesca Lombardo, the creator behind the 200 mi...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Nasa, Musicians, Streaming, Soundcloud, Apple Music, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Francesca Lombardo, D.I.Y, Jimin


Streaming Music Revenue Up, But Per Song Rates May Have Dropped In 2018

In this piece, Bobby Owsinski breaks down some complex recent streaming data, which highlights the disparity between the royalty rates paid out by major streamers (with YouTube coming up particularly short) as well as the contextual challenge of drawing accurate information from these kinds of data sets. __________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 How steaming music royalties are derived is such a complex subject that even few within the industry know how it...
Tags: Google Play, Spotify, Music, Youtube, Pandora, Apple Music, Deezer, David Lowery, Napster, Bobby Owsinski, Amazon Unlimited, Amazon Digital Service, YouTube Content ID


How Much Is Drake Really Worth?

Oh, if only we knew back in the early aughts that Jimmy Brooks would grow up to become Drake: the Jamaican — oh, sorry, Canadian — award-winning rapper worth, well, a lot. But how rich is he, really?Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, comes from humble beginnings in Toronto, Ontario. He first came onto the scene at age 15, portraying Jimmy Brooks in the Canadian teen drama series Degrassi. At the time, Drake says, his early acting career was born from necessity. "My mother was very sick," ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Atlanta, Nike, Portland, Lupe Fiasco, Jordan, Lil Wayne, Drake, Trey Songz, Apple Music, Toronto Ontario, Aubrey Graham, Jimmy Brooks, Hidden Hills California, Toronto Raptors NBA



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