Amazon Music Unveils Free Ad-Supported Streaming; Sony Inks Deal in Africa with Boomplay; SiriusXM Upgrades Jazz at Lincoln Center Studios with Avid
With the launch, Amazon will be directly competing with Spotify’s popular free streaming tier, which currently boasts nearly 140 million subscribers.
Chinese-owned app is currently adding around 2m users every month.
Avid announced that long-time customer SiriusXM has upgraded its Jazz at Lincoln Center mixing and recording studios with Avid audio hardware and software solutions for its live music broadcasts on radio and online streaming.
With Outsize Streaming Influence, Indonesia’s Potential Shines — www.billboard.com
The Southeast Asia country is home to “trigger cities” and fuels Spotify’s Pop Indo Hub.
I know what you’re thinking — for some it’s “What’s Twitch?” and for the rest it’s “Isn’t that for gamers?”
The Music (Streaming) Scene Is About To Get More Interesting — www.pymnts.com
Competition is fierce in the field of music streaming, as demonstrated by recent data from Spotify and a move by ByteDance.
Lil Tecca’s ‘Ransom’:Most-Streamed Song in the Country Is the Least-Streamed It’s Been in 3 Years — www.billboard.com
For the first time in nearly three years, the most-streamed song in the United States earned fewer than 30 million listens in a single week in the U.S.
Spotify’s François Pachet on how artists might reduce skips — musically.com
In Israel, Pachet talked about a study he co-authored earlier this year, which found that a quarter of all streamed songs are skipped within the first five seconds.
TikTok is changing music as you know it — www.gq-magazine.co.uk
What is TikTok we hear you ask. It’s changing music as you know it and is now facing a make-or-break moment. Here’s what you need to know.
Absolute Radio 10s: new station dedicated to the music of the 2010s — inews.co.uk
The new Absolute Radio station will blast out tracks from Ed Sheeran to Drake, Adele, Coldplay and Kasabian
Spotify hired Viacom’s advertising unit, Advanced Marketing Solutions, for content marketing campaigns aimed at boosting the audio streaming platform’s audience and paid subscriptions.
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