CATEGORY: STREAMING & CLOUD

YouTube Monetization And Exclusivity: Is It Right For You?

Here we examine the issue of exclusivity in the world of music and rights management, and what it means to have a single entity...



Apple Kills iPod Nano and Shuffle, Drops iPod Touch Price $100

Apple will stop making the iPod Touch and iPod Nano, the company has confirmed. Along with the announcement came an upgrade and major price...


All Laid-Off SoundCloud Staffers Are Being Offered $10,000 From WeTransfer "To Start Something"

After 173 SoundCloud employees were laid off a few weeks ago, the outpouring of support led to a “Hire a SoundClouder” Google doc to...


All Laid-Off SoundCloud Staffers Are Being Offered $10,000 From WeTransfer "To Start Something"

After 173 SoundCloud employees were laid off a few weeks ago, the outpouring of support led to a “Hire a SoundClouder” Google doc to...


All Laid-Off SoundCloud Staffers Are Being Offered $10,000 From WeTransfer "To Start Something"

After 173 SoundCloud employees were laid off a few weeks ago, the outpouring of support led to a “Hire a SoundClouder” Google doc to...


For Up-And-Coming Musicians, NPR’s Tiny Desk Can Be As Much Of A Boost As Late-Night TV

While being able to showcase their talents on late night TV has typically been the best launching pad for artists, but it seems a...


Spotify Launches Facebook Style Self-Serve Ad Platform Offering Targeted Placements For Music Marketers, Artists

Spotify has launched a self-serve ad platform. The audio ads could prove as useful to music marketers as Facebook ads and boosts have. _________________________...


Spotify Launches Facebook Style Self-Serve Ad Platform Offering Targeted Placements For Music Marketers, Artists

Spotify has launched a self-serve ad platform. The audio ads could prove as useful to music marketers as Facebook ads and boosts have. _________________________...


ASCAP, BMI Are Building A Joint Song Database Designed To Increase Licensing Accuracy, Speed

UPDATED: Transparency and accurate data are major issues for songwriters and music publishers. To solve both problems, ASCAP and BMI are creating a joint...


New Analysis Calculates, Compares Per Stream Payouts From Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, YouTube and More

Data crunchers Information Is Beautiful caused a stir last year when they waded through data from indie artists to determine the indeterminable - what...