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Neil Young’s battle with Spotify is principled – and comfortable

In pulling his music from Spotify in protest at Joe Rogan’s Covid misinformation, the singer continues a life of political action – but unlike others, he doesn’t need to please the streaming giantIf you had been forced to predict which blue-chip American rock legend was going to suddenly pull their music off Spotify in protest at the streaming site hosting a far-right-friendly podcast that spreads medical misinformation, Neil Young would have been a very safe bet.He is famously among the most or...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Neil Young, Culture, Pop and rock, Elton John, Music Streaming, Digital music and audio, Young, Joe Rogan, Crosby Stills Nash Young CSNY


How to get the Spotify widget on your phone and control music from the home screen

Installing the Spotify app gives you access to its widget.Mr.Whiskey/Shutterstock You can add a Spotify widget to your phone's home screen on both iPhone and Android. The Spotify widget on iPhone shows you the albums and playlists you've listened to recently. On Android, the Spotify widget lets you play, pause, fast forward, and rewind through your songs. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Widgets are small pop-ups that give you information or let you access ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Android, Spotify, Music, Trends, Widgets, Music Streaming, Tap, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Streaming (Reference


How to make a Collaborative Spotify playlist that all of your friends can add to

Collaborative playlists are available in all versions of the Spotify app.Narisara Nami/Getty Images Spotify's Collaborative playlist feature lets multiple people add songs to one playlist. You can make a Collaborative Spotify playlist by clicking or tapping an existing playlist's three dot icon. Every song in a Collaborative Spotify playlist will say who added it and when. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Making a mixtape alone is fun. Making one with your ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, Collaboration, Music Streaming, Playlists, Tech Insider, Spotify Playlist, Spotify playlists, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Streaming (Reference, Spotify Library


A Christmas hit can be the gift that keeps on giving, so why have so many artists given up? | Jessica Mizrahi

As Mariah Carey and Wham continue to rule the yuletide charts with decades-old songs, it seems many contenders have abandoned the festive fightTo me, the Christmas season doesn’t start when offices close. It’s not when the first person on the street turns on the Christmas lights, or even once the Christmas pageant has been held.It’s the first day I hear a carol. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Culture, Music Streaming, Mariah Carey, Australian economy, Wham, Jessica Mizrahi


Apple Music Voice: How to get Apple Music for half the price

Apple Music's Voice Plan is totally hands-free.Apple The Apple Music Voice plan is a cheaper version of Apple Music that you control entirely with your voice. With Apple Music Voice, you get access to the entire Apple Music catalog, but have to use Siri to play it. Apple Music Voice is only $4.99 per month, compared to $9.99 per month for the standard version. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Along with Spotify, Apple Music is one of the premiere music streamin...
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Siri, Music Streaming, Britney Spears, Voice, Apple Music, Spacebar, Siri You, Tech Insider, Siri Shortcuts, Siri Tap, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


How to get 6 months of Apple Music for free, no purchase necessary

Prices are accurate at the time of publication.When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Apple Best Buy is offering a free six-month trial for new Apple Music subscribers. It's the best free trial we've seen so far, and double the typical three-month period Apple offers.  Read more about how the Insider Reviews team evaluates deals and why you should trust us. Apple Music Apple Music works beautifully on Apple devices, plus there'...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Deals, Music, Entertainment, Trends, Siri, Tech, Music Streaming, Streaming, Deals Of The Day, Apple Music, Dolby Atmos, Music Streaming Service, Tech Insider, Insider Picks


How to upload music to Spotify and sync it to your phone

To upload music to Spotify, you need a computer.Funstock/Shutterstock You can upload local music from your computer onto Spotify by going through the Settings menu. Spotify Premium subscribers can listen to their uploaded music in the Spotify mobile app too. If you want to upload your music to Spotify so others can stream it, you'll need to go through a distribution service. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Spotify has more than 70 million songs in its streamin...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, Music Streaming, Spotify Premium, TuneCore, Upload, Tech Insider, Streaming Apps, Spotify app, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Streaming (Reference


Here are 5 of the weirdest music trends of the year, according to Spotify Wrapped

Spotify Spotify just dropped Wrapped, its annual roundup of top-streamed songs, artists, genres, and podcasts.  The report highlighted some particularly bizarre trends this year, including playlists for plants.  Here are some of the weirdest music trends of 2021, based on Spotify Wrapped findings.  It's that time of year again, when Spotify listeners flock to the app to pore over their most-streamed songs and top artists. The music streamer released Spotify Wrapped on Wednesday, its annua...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Entertainment, Weird, Trends, Tech News, Music Streaming, Streaming, Pentagon, US Navy, Streaming Service, Frank Ocean, Johns, Pat Benatar, Gideon Lewis Kraus, Music Apps


How to find your Spotify Wrapped and see all the music you loved this year

Spotify Wrapped is a great way to track your musical tastes.Spotify Spotify Wrapped — the feature that shows your favorite songs, artists, and genres of the year — is back. Your Spotify Wrapped gets updated every December and comes with a playlist of your 100 "top songs" of the year. You can find your Spotify Wrapped story and playlists both in the mobile app and on the Spotify website. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.  In 2021, it's never been easier to find a...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, Music Streaming, Tech Insider, Spotify playlists, Spotify Wrapped, Spotify app, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Streaming (Reference, Spotify Wrapped 2021


Adele is right – an unshuffled album is the proper way to listen

By getting Spotify to discourage the mixing up of an album’s song order, Adele is standing up for artistic vision even as the very nature of streaming erodes itWhen you are the most powerful, popular artist in the world, you can insist on anything. And so Adele has persuaded Spotify to hide its shuffle button, to encourage listeners to listen to her new album 30 – and, presumably, every other album – in the order intended by the artists. “We don’t create albums with so much care and thought into...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Adele, Culture, Pop and rock, Music Streaming, Digital music and audio


Spotify hides shuffle button after Adele says albums should ‘tell a story’

Singer highlights importance of track listing and says albums should be listened to as artists intendedSpotify has removed the shuffle button from album pages after Adele commented that the order tracks were placed in was supposed to “tell a story”.The singer thanked the streaming service after it made it less straightforward for users to listen to the songs of her new album, 30, in a random order. Continue reading...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Technology, Media, Internet, Adele, UK News, Culture, Music Streaming, Digital music and audio


How a math trick helped one band made 500% more in streaming music royalties

Pitchfork recently reported a game-changing accounting revolution in the music industry: Under SoundCloud's "fan-powered" royalty model, unveiled in March, a listener's subscription or advertising revenue goes directly to the artists to whom they listen in a given period of time; that's instead of the "pro-rata" model typically used by Spotify and other streaming services where money is pooled and divvied up to rights holders based on their market share. — Read the rest
Tags: Spotify, Post, Music, News, Music Industry, Music Streaming, Streaming, Accounting, Soundcloud, Streaming Services, Royalties, Pop Music, Recording Industry, Funny Accounting, Union of Musicians and Allied Workers, Creative Accounting


AirPods, Beats owners can get Apple Music free for 6 months

If you're yet to try out Apple's music streaming service and you own one of its audio devices, you may be able to take advantage of a special offer.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Mobile, Music, News, Trends, Music Streaming, Apple Music


Universal Music chief predicts billions of dollars of growth from digital listening

Record firm’s €40bn flotation is just beginning of new wave of music consumption, says Sir Lucian Grainge‘Ruthless but good ears’: key architect of music industry revivalThe chief executive of Universal Music has said the hotly anticipated €40bn flotation of the world’s largest record company this week does not mark the peak of the streaming-led recovery of the music industry, with billions of dollars of growth yet to come from a new wave of digital listening on devices such a smart speakers, co...
Tags: Business, Music, Media, Taylor Swift, Music Industry, Culture, Digital Media, Justin Bieber, Amsterdam, Music Streaming, Radio industry, Digital Radio, Universal Music, Lucian Grainge, Lucian Grainge`Ruthless


New Apple Music subscribers can get 6 months free from Best Buy, no purchase necessary

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Apple Best Buy is offering a free six-month trial for new Apple Music subscribers. This is the best offer we've seen so far, as Apple Music trials usually last for three months. Read more about how the Insider Reviews team evaluates deals and why you should trust us. Music (medium, Preferred: Best Buy) Apple Music is one of the best music streaming services you can subscribe to - and right now you...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Deals, Spotify, Music, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Music Streaming, Streaming, Deals Of The Day, Apple Music, Music Streaming Service, Tech Insider, Insider Picks, Product Card


How to get up to 6 months of Disney Plus for free with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Amazon Music Unlimited is offering up to six months of Disney Plus for free. Amazon New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get six months of Disney Plus for free. Current Music Unlimited members are eligible for three months of Disney Plus free of charge. The promo is only available to new Disney Plus subscribers. Free Trial with Amazon Music Unlimited (medium) Amazon is bundling free trials of Di...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Music, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Amazon Prime, Music Streaming, Streaming, Pixar, Deals Of The Day, Music Streaming Service, Tech Insider, Amazon Music Unlimited


De La Soul’s catalog is finally coming to streaming platforms

Image credit: David Corio/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images via Okayplayer After a long wait and many legal battles regarding their samples, De La Soul’s entire back catalog will be available on all major streaming platforms. The hip hop trio De La Soul, who raised to fame during the ’90s has announced that their entire back catalog of music will be available to stream later this year.  The legendary trio that consists of Dave “Trugoy The Dove” Jolicoeur, Kelvin “Posdnuos” Mercer,...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streams, Dave, Music Streaming, Streaming, Streaming Music, De La Soul, Music News, Streaming Service, Amazon Music, Digital Music News, Artist / Label News, Mercer, Tommy Boy, Tommy Boy Records


The power of playlists and how they are affecting your listening habits

Image credit: Bruce Mars Playlists are one of the top ways for music fans to discover new music on streaming platforms and they’re reshaping how listeners digest their music. I am sure like myself you discover a lot of your music through playlists, particularly if you use Spotify. Artists are finding huge success through editorial playlists that range through genres, moods, and vibes. The crown jewel of playlists being the Spotify Discovery playlist, a weekly playlist that is based on...
Tags: Spotify, Music, David Bowie, Music Streaming, Streaming Music, Playlists, Streaming Services, Streaming Service, Amazon Music, Digital Music News, Playlist, Spotify Premium, Curated Playlists, Spotify Playlist, Spotify playlists, Streaming Data


Top 10 music streaming platforms by monthly active users

Monthly active users show us how many people (free or premium) are regularly coming back to listen to music on the streaming service. Last month MIDiA published their list of the most-subscribed music streaming platforms, but for this list we’re ignoring paying users and instead focusing on monthly active users (MAU). This gives us an idea of where the future of streaming revenue could come from, should these services be able to convert free users to paying subscribers. Note that not ...
Tags: Music, Fun, Pandora, Music Streaming, Top 10, Amazon Music, Mau, Anghami, Free Users, Month Active Users, Most Popular Streaming Services, Most Used Streaming Services, Paying Subscribers, What Is The Most Used Music Streaming Platform, Which Is The Most Popular Streaming Service


How to generate a Spotify 'Pet Playlist' with music that both you and your pet will love

Spotify's Pet Playlists aren't just for you - they're for your pets, too. Spotify Spotify's Pet Playlist feature creates a playlist of music that you'll like, based on your pet's personality. You'll need to tell Spotify what kind of pet you have; you can pick a dog, cat, iguana, hamster, or bird. Spotify says they consulted with a musicologist to pick songs that your specific pet is likely to enjoy. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Ev...
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New Apple Music subscribers can get 6 months free from Best Buy, no purchase necessary. Here's how to get the deal.

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Apple Best Buy is offering a free six-month trial for new Apple Music subscribers. This is the best offer we've seen so far, as Apple Music trials usually last for three months. Music (medium, Preferred: Best Buy) If you want ad-free access to over 75 million songs on Apple Music, now is the perfect time to sign up. Best Buy is offering new subscribers a free six-month subscription.Apple Music is ...
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Get up to 6 months of Disney Plus for free with an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Music Unlimited is offering up to six months of Disney Plus for free. Amazon New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get six months of Disney Plus for free. Current Music Unlimited members are eligible for three months of Disney Plus free of charge. The deal is only good for new Disney Plus subscribers. Free Trial with Amazon Music Unlimited (medium) Amazon is bundling free trials of Disney Pl...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Music, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Tech, Music Streaming, Streaming, Pixar, Deals Of The Day, Music Streaming Service, Tech Insider, Amazon Music Unlimited, Disney Plus


Amazon makes its lossless music streaming service a free upgrade

On the heels of this morning’s announcement of Apple’s next-generation music service featuring lossless audio and spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos, Amazon is making a move likely aimed at retaining its own streaming music subscribers. The company says that going forward, its high-quality streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, will be made available to all eligible Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. Amazon first announced Amazon Music HD in fall 2019 with access to over 50 m...
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Amazon makes its its lossless music streaming service a free upgrade

On the heels of this morning’s announcement of Apple’s next-generation music service featuring lossless audio and spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos, Amazon is making a move likely aimed at retaining its own streaming music subscribers. The company says that going forward, its high-quality streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, will be made available to all eligible Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. Amazon first announced Amazon Music HD in fall 2019 with access to over 50 m...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Spain, Amazon Prime, Sony, Music Streaming, Prime, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Surround Sound, Alexa, Amazon Music


The music streaming debate: what the artists, songwriters and industry insiders say

The Guardian has talked to 25 figures from the music world ahead of publication of a parliamentary reportScores of music industry insiders including the artists Nile Rodgers, Nadine Shah and Ed O’Brien of Radiohead, as well as songwriters for stars such as Kylie Minogue, have hit out at an “archaic” streaming model that allows major labels to maximise their revenue while some musicians struggle to make minimum wage.Ahead of the release of a parliamentary report into the issue, notable figures fr...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Music, Politics, Internet, UK News, Radiohead, Culture, Music Streaming, Digital music and audio, Kylie Minogue, Soundcloud, Apple Music, Ed O'Brien, Nile Rodgers Nadine Shah


SoundCloud announces overhaul of royalties model to 'fan-powered' system

Streaming company says it will start directing money from subscribers to the artists they actually listen toSoundCloud announced on Tuesday it would become the first streaming service to start directing subscribers’ fees only to the artists they listen to, a move welcomed by musicians campaigning for fairer pay.Current practice for streaming services including Spotify, Deezer and Apple is to pool royalty payments and dish them out based on which artists have the most global plays. Continue readi...
Tags: Apple, Music, Technology, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Culture, Music Streaming, Soundcloud, Spotify Deezer


‘Record companies have me on a dartboard’: the man making millions buying classic hits

Hit songs can be a better investment than gold – and by snapping up the rights, Merck Mercuriadis has become the most disruptive force in musicMerck Mercuriadis had a good Christmas. On Christmas Day, the No 1 song in the UK was LadBaby’s Don’t Stop Me Eatin’, a novelty cover version of Journey’s 1981 soft-rock anthem Don’t Stop Believin’. It replaced Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, which had topped the chart 26 years after its original release. Both songs are unkillable, evergre...
Tags: Spotify, Business, Music, UK, Technology, Media, Internet, Music Industry, Neil Young, Netflix, Culture, Bob Dylan, Sony, Music Streaming, Fleetwood Mac, Mark Ronson


iPod hack puts 50 million Spotify songs in your pocket

When Apple launched the iPod in 2001, it went with the slogan, “1,000 songs in your pocket.” Now someone has rebuilt it to increase that number to 50 million.
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Ipod, Hack, Music Streaming, Streaming Music


What is Shazam? Here's what you need to know about the music-identification app

The Shazam app matches the digital fingerprint of an audio to a database of millions of tracks. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Shazam is an app that can identify music and TV shows by listening to a short sample of their audio. To use Shazam, simply tap the Shazam button in the app or activate it through Siri on an Apple device. Once a song or TV show is identified, Shazam displays additional information and sharing options. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference lib...
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How to change your SoundCloud username or profile URL, and give yourself a rebrand

It's easy to change your SoundCloud name. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images You can change your SoundCloud name on both the SoundCloud web browser and mobile platforms. In both cases, to change your SoundCloud name, you'll need to open the "Edit Profile" page. If you use the SoundCloud website to change your name, you can change your profile URL too. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. One of the rules of good personal branding is that you need the same userna...
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