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YouTube introduces fan-funding feature

YouTube introduces fan-funding feature

YouTube has added a new feature for users in Australia, Japan, Mexico and the US, which allows donations to be ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:53PM
Streaming service 8tracks raises $1.28m in funding

Streaming service 8tracks raises $1.28m in funding

Music streaming service 8tracks has secured $1.28 million in funding, according to an SEC Form D filed last week (August ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:50AM
Is Apple about to take streaming music to the masses?

Is Apple about to take streaming music to the masses?

Apple is keen remind us that Kate Bush isn’t the only pop icon taking up a full month’s residency at ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 11:50AM
SeatGeek raises $35m in funding round

SeatGeek raises $35m in funding round

Ticket search engine SeatGeek has announced that it has raised $35 million in new venture funding, with the list of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:09AM

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Sirius

Sirius XM could be headed for victory in royalty lawsuit

The lawsuit brought against satellite radio company SiriusXM could be headed for victory for the service as the judge is ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:58AM
VidZone lands on Samsung devices

VidZone lands on Samsung devices

Music video service, VidZone, has launched on Samsung mobiles, tablets and Smart TVs in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:45AM
Mexico is undergoing a streaming music revolution

Mexico is undergoing a streaming music revolution

Revenues generated by streaming music services in Mexico have exploded in the past 12 months - up a staggering 130% ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:15PM
Rdio partners with Toronto International Film Festival, Ellie Goulding performance planned

Rdio partners with Toronto International Film Festival, Ellie Goulding performance planned

Rdio has been announced as Toronto Film Festival’s official music partner, with a free Ellie Goulding show taking place during ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:15AM

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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, iTunes Festival 2014 is set to stream to millions, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:51AM
Pandora launches on Google Glass

Pandora launches on Google Glass

Radio streaming service Pandora is now available on Google Glass, following a 72-hour hackathon held by the music company earlier ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:45AM
KKBOX

Asia streaming service KKBOX receives $104m investment

Taiwan-based music streaming service KKBOX has received investment of $104 million and plans to use the funds for international expansion.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:42AM
Former CD Baby boss Brian Felsen joins YouTube service AdRev

Former CD Baby boss Brian Felsen joins YouTube service AdRev

The former boss of digital distribution specialist CD Baby, Brian Felsen, has been named president of YouTube admin service AdRev.
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Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:09AM

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London-based 'social networking tool for musicians' launches in beta

London-based 'social networking tool for musicians' launches in beta

Locodia, a new social networking platform and business directory for musicians has launched in London, aimed at producers, musicians ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 27th 2014 at 11:09AM
Facebook hires WaveGroup Sound engineers

Facebook hires WaveGroup Sound engineers

Facebook has taken on a string of new hires from audio production company WaveGroup Sound, which specialises in video game ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:17AM
Twitch

Amazon acquires Twitch in $970m cash deal

Amazon has acquired live streaming video site Twitch in a $970 million all cash deal.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:25PM
Songl

Australian streaming service Songl to close

Australian streaming service Songl will close down on September 25, after less than two years in operation.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:42AM

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Gracenote

Gracenote names new CEO

John Batter has been named as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of parent company Tribune Media. ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:21AM
Game Music Connect

Nile Rodgers' video game soundtrack label partners with Game Music Connect

Sumthing Else Music Works the Nile Rodgers-founded label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks - has partnered with international ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:09AM
ReverbNation

Update: ReverbNation splits with merch company Audiolife

[This story originally had the headline 'ReverbNation splits with indie merch company Dizzyjam', ReverbNation has never had any business ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:20PM
Henley Business School

Henley Business School secures MBA grants for SME applicants

Henley Business School has secured UK grants for SME owners to study on its MBA.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:06PM
PonoMusic second funding round raises $6m in one week

PonoMusic second funding round raises $6m in one week

Neil Young’s PonoMusic has raised over $6 million in one week of its second funding round

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:05AM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange royalty payments up 8% YoY in Q2 2014

SoundExchange’s payout to performing artists and record companies was up 8% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:24AM
Music Week

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the magazine, leading accountants warn of increasing financial demands on artists and there's key promotions ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:15AM
Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google is currently being asked to remove up to one million alleged pirate links per day, according to TorrentFreak.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:00AM
SoundCloud

SoundCloud to incorporate advertising, signs deals with Sony/ATV and BMG

SoundCloud has started incorporating advertising as part of its ongoing licensing negotiations with record labels, artists, publishers and distributors.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:27AM