R. Kelly Streams Increase After Spotify Ban

A week after Spotify made R. Kelly the poster boy for its "Hate Content and Hurtful Conduct" policy, total streams of his music actually went up slightly. Last week,  Spotify. Continue reading

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Deezer Offers 99¢ For 3 Months Streaming, Users Pass 14M

Deezer is offering its Premium+ streaming music service to U.S. users  for three months for $.99.  Not well known in the States, Deezer is a top tier competitor to Spotify. Continue reading

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YouTube Music Launches Today: What To Expect

Google's new Spotify and Apple Music competitor, YouTube Music launches today. It's Google's third attempt to compete in the sector and  Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen's promised reset to. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

This week we gave the music industry's independent do-it-yourselfers advice on how to consistently gain new fans, the best way to promote music on a limited budget, how you as. Continue reading

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Warner Music Quietly Launches Free Tunecore Competitor

Warner Music Group has quietly launched a digital music distribution service that is a direct competitor to Tunecore, CDBaby and DistroKid. Level Music, which WMG has never announced it's involvement. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

We have a host of valuable tips for the independent, do it yourself artists among us this week, including advice on using community to propel your success, how to get. Continue reading

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TIDAL Lands Exclusive On Unreleased Prince Music

The Prince Estate and TIDAL have announced plans to debut new Prince music exclusively on the streaming service. The new album will contain previously unreleased material from Prince's extensive vault. Continue reading

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Spotify, Instagram Team Up To Make Music Sharing Easier

Spotify and Instagram have recently announced that they will be partnering up in order to allow Instagram users to share what they're listening to on Spotify in their Instagram stories.

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What Sweden Has To Tell Us About Streaming’s Future

Although none of it is shocking new data from the most recent IFPI study has given us a glimpse of what a later stage streaming economy might look like, thanks. Continue reading

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SoundExchange Launches Music Data Exchange To Connect Label, Publisher Metadata

[UPDATED] SoundExchange has launched Music Data Exchange (MDX), a free software application designed to facilitate the exchange of sound recording and publishing data and ownership claims between record labels and. Continue reading

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