Spotify For Artists Launching New Feature For COVID-19 Fundraising

With artists facing dwindling revenue sources, and all shows and tours currently on hold, these are tough times indeed for the music industry. In an effort to alleviate some of. Continue reading

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Spotify Kids App Launches In U.S., Canada, France

Spotify as launched its kid’s app in the U.S., Canada and France just in time to offer relief to families stuck at home. Spotify Kids was already live in beta. Continue reading

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Spotify Pledges $10M To COVID-19 Music Relief, Enables Artist Fundraising

Spotify has launched a Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project to help musicians and the music community with a pledge to match $10 million in donations to music related non-profits, enable. Continue reading

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Music Artists Coalition Calls On US Gov’t To Help Music Industry

The Music Artists Coalition has joined the call for the Federal Government to throw a financial lifeline to the music industry as it grapples with the wide-ranging financial impact of. Continue reading

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Why A Spotify ‘Tip Jar’ Is A Bad Idea

In and effort to make streaming more profitable for bands and artists, an idea has been floated around for Spotify to set up a digital “tip jar” for artists, allowing. Continue reading

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TUES. BRIEF: Spotify Adds Radar, Personalized Home Screens • SXSW Layoffs • Led Zep Wins • More

TUESDAY 3.10.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above READ HERE

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Fake Spotify Steams Site Hit By Industry Injunction

A major site that sold “plays” on Spotify and other streaming music sites has been forced offline by a German court. The IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and its. Continue reading

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Spotify’s New Revenue Strategy: Have Artists, Labels Pay To Promote Music

Spotify has a new strategy to generate revenue – ask artists and record labels to pay to promote their music. Spotify has already launched a new tool called Spotify Marquee,. Continue reading

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Rachel Whitney Joins Spotify Nashville From YouTube

Rachel Whitney, formerly of YouTube, is joining Spotify as the Head of Editorial for Nashville. Spotify now has two women heading its Nashville office – Head Of Artists & Lanell. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Songtrust Grows Globally • Spotify India Stats • Apple Music Unwraps 2020 Early • More

THURSDAY 2.27.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above

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