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Streaming service Tidal appoints Head of Global Marketing

Streaming service Tidal appoints Head of Global Marketing

High fidelity music streaming service Tidal has announced the appointment of Daniel Green as new head of global marketing.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:42PM
Calvin Harris claims first song to break 10m Spotify streams in a week

Calvin Harris claims first song to break 10m Spotify streams in a week

Calvin Harris’ new single Blame has become the first song to break 10 million streams in a week on Spotify.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:52AM
Roku sells 10m streaming players in US

Roku sells 10m streaming players in US

Roku has sold more than ten million of its streaming players, it announced today (September 16). This figure covers its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:37AM
Deezer

Deezer launches lossless streaming in partnership with Sonos

Deezer has partnered with home audio brand Sonos to launch a lossless streaming option titled Deezer Elite.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:49PM

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SoundCloud defends its model

SoundCloud defends its model Gated Content

SoundCloud has fiercely defended its unlicensed streaming model, explaining that its journey to monetisation for creators was always part ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 9th 2014 at 2:46PM
Spotify launches video ads for brands

Spotify launches video ads for brands

Spotify’s marketing platform, Spotify for Brands, is launching two new video ad formats, Sponsored Sessions and Video Takeover.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:14AM
Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Spotify has revealed its most streamed tracks of the summer, with Calvin Harris’ seasonally-titled Summer topping the list globally.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:13AM
Rdio launches free mobile radio service

Rdio launches free mobile radio service

Streaming platform Rdio has launched a free mobile radio service.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:45AM

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Blinkbox Music reaches 1bn streams

Blinkbox Music reaches 1bn streams

Blinkbox has announced that one billion tracks have been played through its music streaming service.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:37AM
Tidal

WiMP brings high def streaming service to UK and US

Scandinavian company WiMP HiFi will launch its high fidelity music streaming service in the UK and US this autumn.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:39PM
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
YouTube attracts 1bn monthly users, watching 6bn hours of video

YouTube attracts 1bn monthly users, watching 6bn hours of video

Over one billion YouTube viewers are now watching 6 billion hours of video each month, with around 40% of that ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:52AM

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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
iTunes Festival will broadcast to millions

iTunes Festival will broadcast to millions Gated Content

Apple has told Music Week that it expects September’s eighth annual iTunes Festival in London will be streamed to millions ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:37AM
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
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

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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
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
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
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