CATEGORY: #SPOTIFY

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this flip back through the past week's music industry news, we revisit Spotify's new 'social listening' test, Tencent's move to charge for more...



Spotify Tests Social Listening

Spotify is testng a new feature that enables users to collaborate with friends and listen to music together. Tentatively called Called Social Listening, the...


FRI. BRIEF: Stream Ripping Rises – Spotify Tests Social Listening – News R. Kelly Charges – More

FRIDAY 5.31.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Spotify: The Decline of Playlists and Rise of Podcasts [MIDiA]

Just as the music industry gets comfortable with playlists as a marketing and revenue generation tool, come words of caution from the analysts at...


Spotify [SPOT] Gets Boost From Mad Money’s Jim Cramer

[UPDATED] During his daily Mad Money Lightening Round Thursday, CNBC host Jim Cramer gave a very positive shout out to Spotify. "I think it's...


Stream-Ripping Finally On The Decline

As with so many consumer practices, piracy has its own trends which, in the age of streaming, most recently took the form of stream-ripping,...


25 Songs Have Each Played Over 1B Times On Spotify

Two and a half years ago, Drake's “One Dance” became the first song on Spotify to be played one billion times. This week, the...


What Maren Morris’ History-Making First-Week Numbers Say About Country In The Streaming Era

A country music superstar, Maren Morris' sophomore release recently debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, but its performance on streaming services, while...


MON. BRIEF: Dueling Mechanical Licensing Collectives • Apple Music Refresh • Spotify ‘Discover Quickly’ • More

MONDAY 3.25.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators from inside the industry shared their take on how Facebook could be the future of social music, why Spotify's new town...