CATEGORY: #SPOTIFY

Spotify Invests $10M In Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

Spotify has officially joined Facebook's new Libra global cryptocurrency initiative. Spotify stands out as the only music or media company among 28 A-list players...



Spotify To Back New Facebook Cryptocurrency [REPORT]

Labels, publishers and artists may soon have the option of receiving streaming royalties in cryptocurrency, as Spotify is reportedly one of the early backers...


REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this flip back through the past week's music industry news, we revisit Spotify's new 'social listening' test, Tencent's move to charge for more...


Spotify Tests Social Listening

Spotify is testng a new feature that enables users to collaborate with friends and listen to music together. Tentatively called Called Social Listening, the...


FRI. BRIEF: Stream Ripping Rises – Spotify Tests Social Listening – News R. Kelly Charges – More

FRIDAY 5.31.19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab ...


Spotify: The Decline of Playlists and Rise of Podcasts [MIDiA]

Just as the music industry gets comfortable with playlists as a marketing and revenue generation tool, come words of caution from the analysts at...


Spotify [SPOT] Gets Boost From Mad Money’s Jim Cramer

[UPDATED] During his daily Mad Money Lightening Round Thursday, CNBC host Jim Cramer gave a very positive shout out to Spotify. "I think it's...


Stream-Ripping Finally On The Decline

As with so many consumer practices, piracy has its own trends which, in the age of streaming, most recently took the form of stream-ripping,...


25 Songs Have Each Played Over 1B Times On Spotify

Two and a half years ago, Drake's “One Dance” became the first song on Spotify to be played one billion times. This week, the...


What Maren Morris’ History-Making First-Week Numbers Say About Country In The Streaming Era

A country music superstar, Maren Morris' sophomore release recently debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, but its performance on streaming services, while...