CATEGORY: STREAMING

Bobby Owsinski Looks At Apple Music For Artists

Although Apple Music has consistently taken home the gold for paying artists the most per stream, but was coming up short in other artist...



Concert WindowTo Shut Down

Concert Window, which enabled artists and select venues to stream shows live on the web, is shutting down in mid-September after 10 years. The...


Spotify In Talks With Apple To Add Siri Voice Control

Spotify and Apple are in talks to add Siri voice control of the music streamer despite an antitrust complaint lodged by Spotify in the...


Major Labels Earn $16K Every Second From Streaming, But Will It Last?

Major labels are now pulling down over $16,000 per second in streaming which, while an impressive number, is somewhat tempered by the fact that...


Are Merch Sales More Important Than Song Streams?

While streaming is the new normal for music consumption, the income that many artists receive from it is far less than needed to sustain...


Apple Music For Artists vs. Spotify For Artists: A Side By Side Comparison

Late last week Apple Music For Artists exited beta and became available to any artist with music on the platform. Since this is Apple's...


Apple Music For Artists Exits Beta, Available Free To All With Enhanced Analytics, Shazam

Apple Music For Artists has long lagged behind Spotify and Pandora with the tools and analytics that it offers artists. That changed overnight with...


Spotify Wants To Enable Fans To Tip Artists

Many sites empower users to make micropayments to creators. China's Tencent Music already has a massive tip-like program returning revenue to artists. Based on...


Albums Still Have Some Value According To Nielsen Music Mid-Year Stats [Bobby Owsinski]

Even a casual industry observers know that album sales haven't been what they used to be, although some new numbers out from a Nielsen...


How To Use Spotify Analytics For Labels

For those running a label with music on Spotify, the platform has a ton of exciting tools packed into its Spotify Analytics for Labels...