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Mixcloud adds Premium and Pro subscription services

Mixcloud adds Premium and Pro subscription services

Mixcloud, the London-based streaming platform for DJs and podcasters has introduced new subscription options this week.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 20th 2014 at 12:24PM
Grooveshark now supports Google Chromecast

Grooveshark now supports Google Chromecast

Controversial music streaming service Grooveshark is now supporting Google Chromecast, joining streaming rivals such as Rdio and Pandora.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:26AM
Spotify returns to Shazam free tier

Spotify returns to Shazam free tier

Shazam has restored Spotify to its free tier, allowing users to instantly play 'tagged' tracks via the streaming platform.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:15AM
Vevo videos now available on Pinterest

Vevo videos now available on Pinterest

Pinterest users can now ‘pin’ Vevo videos to their Pinterest boards and watch them without having to leave the site.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:56PM

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Spotify Nordic boss: 'Ask a 15-year-old in Sweden if they pirate and they'll look at you like you're an idiot'

Spotify Nordic boss: 'Ask a 15-year-old in Sweden if they pirate and they'll look at you like you're an idiot' Gated Content

"I mean, who’s ever going to want to use a phone with no buttons?”

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:54AM
Producer Daniel Lanois named Creative Director of streaming startup Uprise.FM

Producer Daniel Lanois named Creative Director of streaming startup Uprise.FM

Producer Daniel Lanois has been named creative director and chief music curator of Canadian music streaming startup Uprise.FM.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:19AM
Music service Muzooka raises $3 million in latest financing round

Music service Muzooka raises $3 million in latest financing round

San Francisco-based social music discovery platform Muzooka has raised $3 million in its latest financing round, bringing the startup's ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:10AM
Rhapsody

Rhapsody revenues up in Q2 but net loss widens

Rhapsody saw its revenues grow 22.3% in the second quarter to $42.4 million but its net loss stood at $4.7 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 3:56PM

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Saavn

Saavn signs licensing deals for Warner and EMI catalogues

Indian music streaming service Saavn has signed licensing deals for Warner Music and EMI catalogues after securing an undisclosed amount ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:22AM
Christopher Hart

WiMP CFO Hart steps up to take parent company role

Current CFO of WiMP Music, Christopher Hart, has been appointed CFO for the music platform’s parent company Aspiro AB.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:01AM
YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube streaming music exec moves to Spotify

YouTube’s director of product management Shiva Rajaraman has left to work at Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 4th 2014 at 11:47AM
Magic No.1

Magic! score first UK No.1 single with highest streaming proportion to date

Canadian reggae fusion band Magic! earned their first Official Singles Chart No.1 with debut single Rude on Sunday - with ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:28AM

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Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple to buy talk radio app for $30 million - report

Apple is close to buying talk radio app Swell, according to Re/code. Multiple sources say the deal is worth ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:39PM
Rhapsody and Napster reach 2 million subscribers

Rhapsody and Napster reach 2 million subscribers

Rhapsody-owned music streaming services Napster, Rhapsody and internet radio service Rhapsody unRadio have reached 2 million paying subscribers.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:52AM
US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

The Department of Justice has put forward recommendations to the House Judiciary Committee to make illegal streaming a felony in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:57AM
Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon expands Prime Music catalogue

Amazon has announced that its Prime Music service has expanded by hundreds of thousands of songs.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:21AM

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Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify partners with MTV parent in the US

Spotify and MTV parent Viacom have announced an editiorial partnership, bringing MTV, VH1 and CMT apps and websites together with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM
Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify targets further expansion throughout Asia and the world over next 18 months

Spotify is planning to launch in "a lot" of new markets in the next 12 to 18 months, first focusing ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:38AM
Pharrell

iTunes Festival 2014: Pharrell, Beck and Blondie amongst headliners

Headliners for the eighth annual iTunes Festival will include Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:21AM
Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Nokia MixRadio to spin out of Microsoft

Streaming service Nokia MixRadio is planning to spin out of Microsoft, following the parent company's announcement that it is cutting ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:44AM
Deezer drops Premium desktop tier

Deezer drops Premium desktop tier

Music streaming service Deezer has stopped offering its Premium desktop plan to new customers.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:18AM
Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

The Spanish record business has seen a rise in physical, digital and streaming revenue in the first half of 2014 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:56AM
AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts'

AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Luke Hood, director of AEI Media and founder of YouTube music channel UKF ...


on Jul 16th 2014 at 3:27PM
Blinkbox

Blinkbox Music: 'We're not trying to compete with radio'

Tesco’s music streaming service Blinkbox Music has moved to reassure UK radio stations that it doesn’t want to eat into ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 12:13PM
Spotify reveals new Viral 50 Chart

Spotify reveals new Viral 50 Chart

Spotify has revealed the Viral 50 chart - created to measure the success of music in terms of streaming and ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 15th 2014 at 3:50PM