CATEGORY: STREAMING

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

Amazon and YouTube each just launched free music streamers. Like Spotify's free tier, both offer free ad-supported music. But despite the media hype, their...



Breaking Down The Gender Play Gap: Men vs Women’s Performance On Music Charts

While a recent Billboard headline proclaiming...


Why Music And Tech Can Never Be Separated

In 2019, music and technology have become more linked together than ever, with new tech advancement now part and parcel of every aspect of...


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...


Universal Music Group Partners With Podcaster Wondery

Universal Music Group announced it is expanding its presence in the world of podcasting via a new partnership with indie podcast publisher Wondery. Under...


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...


The Week’s YouTube Music Charts: BTS, Blackpink, Muse, Soundgarden, Lil Nas X and More

K-pop dominated the YouTube Music harts with BTS breaking records and Blackpink taking over the #1 spot on the Global Top Songs chart, Muse...


If Audio Is Hot, Why Isn’t Radio Partying?

While the massive uptick in the popularity of audio seems like it should be good news for traditional broadcast radio, the reality is that...


Apple Music Expands ‘For You’ Personalized Recommendations

Apple Music is improving its ‘For You' section, and reorganizing it around personalized music themes that are updated more frequently. Apple Music once touted...


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...