CATEGORY: STREAMING

Music Modernization Act Passes U.S. House Unanimously

The Music Modernization Act unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday with 415 votes. The bipartisan legislation now heads to the Senate....



Google To Kill Play Music As YouTube Remix Launch Nears

As the launch of YouTube's long-promised streaming music service nears, the Google Play Music brand is being readied for retirement, according to reports. Internally...


Bandsintown Adds Apple Music Integration, Shares Impressive Concert Discovery Stats

Concert discovery platform Bandsintown has added a native integration that allows Apple Music subscribers to seamlessly listen to artists’ music within the Bandsintown App....


Pandora CEO Roger Lynch To Keynote Music Biz 2018, Replacing YouTube’s Lyor Cohen

Pandora CEO Roger Lynch will keynote the Music Biz conference in Nashville on May 16th. Lyor Cohen, YouTube's outspoken Global Head Of Music, is...


71% Of Spotify Users Need Free Music says Troy Carter

Spotify Global Head of Creator Services Troy Carter was tasked yesterday with convincing a skeptical creator community that expanding the streamer's free tier was...


Congress To Vote On Music Modernization Act Today With Support Of Independent Labels

An expanded Music Modernization Act is scheduled for a vote in the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday. Though not without its critics,...


Spotify Expands Free Music, Adds Assisted Playlists

Spotify is expanding its free ad-supported tier with unlimited access and song play to tracks on 15 personalized playlists. More free music, which is...


What To Expect From Tuesday’s Spotify Announcement

UPDATED: Spotify is holding held a press event this morning at the Gramercy Theater in New York City that featured three key executives. Here's...


How Music Discovery Failed Me [Glenn Peoples]

Glenn Peoples documents how the release of a new Manic Street Preachers album slipped under his radar due to a combination of product shortcomings...


Apple Music Announces Major Nashville Expansion

Longtime Apple Music staffer Jay Liepis is moving to Nashville to open a major office and lead an expanded team to better interface with...