CATEGORY: #SPOTIFY

Amazon, YouTube Just Launched Free Music Services But Neither Is A ‘Spotify Killer’

Amazon and YouTube each just launched free music streaming services. Like Spotify's free tier, both offer no-cost ad-supported access to music. But despite the...



Spotify Passes 500 Million Installs, Far More Than Other Streamers

The Spotify app has passed 500 million installs on Android. In its last quarterly report, Spotify reported 207 million monthly active users, so the...


Amazon Launches Free Ad Supported Music Service

Amazon Music customers in the U.S. who do not have a Prime membership or subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited can now listen to a...


YouTube Music Launches Free Ad-Supported Streaming On All Google Home Speakers

YouTube Music has launched a free ad-supported streaming service, just days after rumors surfaced that Amazon is about to launch similar free music service....


WED. BRIEF: Spotify Adds R&D Hub • CD Baby + Audible Magic • SiriusXM Shows Become Pandora Podcasts • More

WEDNESDAY 4.17.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


TUE. BRIEF: Apple Music ‘For You’ Upgrade • DotMusic Wins .music Domains • Aretha Franklin Awarded Pulitzer • More

TUESDAY 4.16.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Spotify [SPOT] Stock Drops On Threat From Amazon Music [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Spotify stock closed down 4.42% Monday on news that Amazon was close to launching a free ad-supported music service. With the exception of...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this cycle back through a busy week in the music industry, we revisit BTS's meteoric rise past five billion Spotify streams, the decline...


TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Hitting the top of the charts among Hypebot readers this month, we had articles looking at BLACKPINK's beating out of Ariana Grande and BTS...


Amazon Planning Free Ad-Supported Music Streamer To Take On Spotify, Pandora

UPDATED: Amazon is in talks with the major labels to launch an ad-supported music streaming service in direct competition to Spotify and Pandora according...