The Lost Art of Listening: Up Next [Volume 2]

In this second installment of the Lost Art of Listening series, Song Somelier Keith Joplin looks at the continued importance of human curation in an increasingly algorithm driven world. Guest. Continue reading

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Pandora Launches ‘Listen In With’ Artist Generated Playlists with Commentary

Pandora has launched a “Listen In With” series with artists sharing personal playlists that are helping them cope during these difficult times alongside recorded commentary. R&B singer-songwriter H.E.R. offers “a. Continue reading

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How Coronavirus Is Altering Music Consumption

With artists no longer able to count on any revenue from live performances for an indefinite amount of time, industry attention is now focused more than ever on streaming, the. Continue reading

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Coronavirus Is Altering The Music Business Big Time, But It’s Not All Bad

With shows, festivals, and tours cancelling everywhere, the music industry is in for some big changes, as COVID-19 continues its disruptive path forward. Here we look at how some of. Continue reading

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Lil Uzi Vert Sets Streaming Records, Shocks Industry With New Album ‘Eternal Atake’

Off the scene for about three years, famed rapper Lil Uzi Vert has wasted no time retaking charts since returning to the scene, with his new album ETERNAL TAKE debuting. Continue reading

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Who Won The Playlist Add Awards Across 4 Major Streaming Platforms

In this second part of their 6MO: Breakthrough Artists report, the good people at Chartmetric look at playlist trends from a different angle. Here they crunch the number on which. Continue reading

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40 Years Of US Music Sales From Tape Deck To Tidal

The recorded music industry has had a tumultuous 40 years, seeing both profitable highs and devastating lows. Here we look back a on timeline stretching from the eight track to. Continue reading

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Recorded Music Industry Had A Great Year, Courtesy Of Streaming

The numbers are in, and 2019 was quite a winner for the music business, with the recorded music industry pulling down more than $11 billion dollars, thanks in large part. Continue reading

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Major Labels Now Earn $1 Million Every Hour From Streaming

While there’s still some debate over whether streaming is profitable for artists, it seems pretty clear that the major labels are at least raking it in, with new data showing. Continue reading

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Music Subgenres Are Dominating Top Streaming Playlists

The Chartmetirc team tales a look at the oddly named subgenres dominating streaming networks from Spotify to Deezer and share some of the most popular genres you’ve never heard of,. Continue reading

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