CATEGORY: STREAMING & CLOUD

4 Stats That Should Worry Pandora And Investors

Inside Pandora's announcement that is had closed a $150 million investment from KKR and lost less money that analysts had thought, were several statistics...



The Music Industry’s Digital Transition [David Emery]

In this piece David Emery observes how the music industry has transitioned over time, past the era of downloading and into the streaming age,...


Pandora, Twitter Launch Emoji Driven Tweet For A Playlist Campaign

A very busy Pandora this morning announced a custom emoji program on Twitter as part of their “Sounds Like You” branding campaign. How it...


Pandora Stock Seesaws After Earnings Report, $150M New Investment

Pandora [P] stock was down 2.62% at the close of trading Monday. Minutes later, it was up 3.37% in after hours trading after the...


Pandora Use Ticks Down, Premium Service Off To Late Start

Buoyed by a fresh $150 million investment from KKR, Pandora executives spun a hopeful tale during an earnings call on Monday. But a later...


Pandora Nabs $150M Investment From KKR

[UPDATE 2] At the start of an earnings call on Monday, Pandora (NYSE: P) announced it has entered into an agreement for a $150...


Spotify Adds QR-Like Codes: A New Music Sharing & Engagement Tool For Artists, Marketers

Spotify has officially added QR-like codes for quick song, album and playlist sharing. Available in-app, Spotify Codes can also be printed on a flyers,...


Will The Music Industry Soon Be Under The Control Of Computers?

While much of what is unfair about payments to artists stems from the low rates, the lack of accuracy and accountable when it comes...


TuneRegistry Links with Harry Fox To Help Indie Songwriters Get Paid Spotify, Streaming Mechanical Royalties

[UPDATED] Indie music rights management platform TuneRegistry has announced a partnership with the Harry Fox Agency to initiate electronic delivery of song registrations. ___________________________...


7 Things That Help You Get Added To A Spotify Playlist [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert discuss an article written by Lucie Watson of Platoon, "How To Get Music On Spotify’s Playlists" on...