CATEGORY: STREAMING

Pandora Listener Hours Fall, Subscriptions Up Just 290K

Pandora listener hours continued their slow decline to 5.03 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to 5.15 billion hours last quarter and...



Playlist Culture And Our Shrinking Attention Spans

Besides getting the industry back on its feet as a whole, playlist have been a huge asset in bringing unknown groups and artists out...


How Are Listeners Finding New Independent Music?

While methods of music discovery vary drastically from person to person, we here look at few avenues which avid music consumers commonly turn to...


‘Sorry Not Sorry’ Producer Shows How To Produce A Hit In 15 Mins. [VIDEO]

Onstage last week at the Recode's Code Media, producer and songwriter Oak Felder demonstrated how the Demi Lovato hit "Sorry Not Sorry" went from...


Universal Music Is Raking In $18 Million A Day

The music industry is generally regarded to be in much better shape than it was even a year ago, and Universal Music showing further...


Facebook Adds Licenses For 31M Tracks, 290K Rightholders

Facebook has taken another major step forward in its push to legally licence and compensate the creators of music used on its platforms, announcing...


Amazon Hires Wx-WBR Prez Dan McCarroll, Signals Move Into Original Music Programming

Dan McCarroll, the former President and head of A&R at Warner Bros. Records, has been named Amazon Music's global head of originals and artist...


How Data Unearthed An Unlikely Million Selling Song

[UPDATE 2] In this piece the team at We Are Instrumental explains how they were able to utilize TalentAI to identify a dark horse...


Spotify Nears ‘Hardware’ Release To Change ‘How The World Experiences Music’

A series of new jobs ads posted by Spotify tip that the music streamer is "on its way to creating its first physical products...


Apple To Acquire Shazam For $400 Million [REPORT]

Apple is reportedly days away from acquiring music and audio recognition app Shazam for a $400 million. The startup, which had been valued as...