Spotify Revenues Top $1 Billion, Losses Widen As Music Streamer Plans Video Launch

With an Apple music relaunch right around the corner, Spotify has been busy shoring up $400 million in new funding, deep discounting paid subscriptions and now, according to multiple reports,. Continue reading

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Pandora Dropped 2.3 Million Listeners In Last 3 Months, Stock Falls As Net Loss Widens

UPDATED: Pandora is heading into a stormy season, with court decisions, rate hearings and Congressional action all just ahead.  Today's report to Wall Street, however, did nothing to calm investor. Continue reading

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New Investors Line Up To Give Spotify Another $400 Million

A list of top global investors is emerging as Spotify continues late stage talks to reap an additional $400 million in funding at a valuation of $8.4 billion.  It's no. Continue reading

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Spotify To Add $400M At $8.4B Valuation In 7th Round, Unveils “Tweet The Beat” Twitter Spam Feature

Spotify is smartly going back to the funding well prior to the launch of Apple's new music service. But does this $400 million round signal a perennially unprofitable company, and is. Continue reading

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The Complete Guide To ISRC Codes For Music [Infographic]

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has released an infographic to help illustrate the importance of International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) and how they're being used in today's music industry. 

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Jay Z’s TIDAL Nabs Taylor Swift Streaming

Jay Z's recently purchased TIDAL appears to be positioning itself to be a real streaming music contender. Unlike Spotify, TIDAL is streaming Taylor Swift. Is this the first of TIDAL's. Continue reading

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SFX CEO Sillerman Makes Offer To Take EDM Conglomerate Private

Let the bidding wars begin! The CEO of SFX has offered to take the EDM giant private.  Today's move is likely to set off a bidding war that includes Live. Continue reading

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Music Publishing News Roundup 2.9.16: U.S. Copyright Office, Apple, Beats & Spotify

The US Copyright Office released a music licensing Study on Thursday documenting principles that should guide congress in its plan for music licensing reform. Highlights of the 245 page report include performance. Continue reading

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MySpace Returns From The Dead, Traffic Up 575%

What if MySpace was more than a vault for Throwback Thursdays? With new stats showing user traffic up a surprising 575% from this time last year, MySpace is causing a bit. Continue reading

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Why SoundCloud Will Beat Other Streaming Music Services [Best of Hypebot 2014]

As 2014 comes to an end, we look back at the year's most read posts on Hypebot. This one is by Dan Polaske, an entrepreneur & blogger.  Who is the current leader. Continue reading

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