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Xbox Music to drop ad-funded model for monthly subscription

Xbox Music to drop ad-funded model for monthly subscription

Microsoft will close its free Xbox Music streaming service from December 1, 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:44PM
Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport, owned by SFX Entertainment, has acquired social listening app Listn for an unknown sum. Listn staff will be joining Beatport.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:28PM
Spotify

Spotify unveils multi-user Family offer

Spotify has unveiled a new Family offer, which will allow users to add up to four relatives to their billing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:29AM
Rdio

Rdio to upgrade entire catalogue to AAC format

Rdio is to upgrade its entire music library to the higher quality AAC audio format.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2014 at 11:14AM

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PonoPlayer

Pono Music player and streaming service revealed

Neil Young's Pono Music now has a high-resolution digital music player, Ponoplayer, and music download service.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:51AM
Deezer partners with Vodafone's African arm

Deezer partners with Vodafone's African arm

Deezer has entered into a partnership with Vodacom, the African division of UK telecoms giant Vodafone.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:34AM
Deezer

Deezer names new MD for UK & Ireland

Deezer has appointed Christian Harris as its new MD for UK & Ireland.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:20AM
SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud’s negotiations with Universal, Sony and Warner have reached an impasse, according to the Financial Times.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:01PM

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Clean Bandit Rather Be

Clean Bandit's Rather Be is UK's most-streamed track of 2014 to date

Clean Bandit’s Rather Be is 2014’s most-streamed track in the UK to date and the second most-streamed song ever behind ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:12AM
Spotify

Spotify UK turned first profit in 2013

The latest set of Spotify UK financials reveal that the company turned a profit for the first time in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:15AM
Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple is negotiating with the major labels to lower licensing rates on streams, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 3:26PM
Tesco looking to sell Blinkbox - report

Tesco looking to sell Blinkbox - report

Tesco is planning to sell or shut down its streaming service, Blinkbox, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:26PM

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YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

An ad and subscription-based YouTube music streaming service could emerge within weeks, according to a new report.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:11AM
Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

The four-year legal battle between Grooveshark and the major labels may be drawing to a close, as Grooveshark is found ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:55AM
7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

Digital music and radio services company 7digital has signed deal with Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), one of the largest owners ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:42AM
Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Samsung to offer free Google Play Music subscription in Brazil

Google has partnered with Samsung, offering Google Play Music to the company's customers in Brazil.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 3:55PM

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Meghan Trainor is first artist to breach Official Top 40 Singles Chart on streams alone

Meghan Trainor is first artist to breach Official Top 40 Singles Chart on streams alone

US singer Meghan Trainor has become the first artist to enter the Official Singles Chart Top 40 on streaming alone, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:53AM
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
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