Broadway Benefits From Streaming; Apple Gives iTunes a Scrub; Tidal Now Third In App Store Revenue For Music Apps

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Broadway Is Benefiting From Streaming In A Surprising Way — 
 If you can listen to songs from a musical before you go, are you more willing to see a show?

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Apple Gives iTunes a Scrub, Removes App Store and Adds Social to Apple Music — 
 While you were watching new iPhones get introduced at Apple’s big reveal on Tuesday, the company quietly revamped its signature desktop app for buying music, movies and TV.

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Jay-Z’s Much-Dissed Music Service Tidal Now Third In App Store Revenue For Music Apps — 
 Tidal used to be a joke. Now it’s a contender as the third-highest grossing music streaming app on the iOS App Store.

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Artificial Intelligence Ushers in the Era of Music Moneyball — 
 Monkeys cannot create copyrightable works. This is an actual rule. Seriously.


Deezer may revisit IPO after Spotify goes public says CEO — 
 Deezer’s last attempt to go public was abandoned shortly after the company published its prospectus. The streaming service may try again.


Pandora CEO Naveen Chopra Charts the Road Ahead — 
 Pandora hopes to monetize its audience with advertising rather than relying on subscriptions and more from the Goldman Sachs Conference.

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Apple Music is now playable via the new Apple Watch —

People can stream 40m+ songs on their Apple Watch straight from the device — via Bluetooth headphones — just they can from their smartphone.

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Can cities use blockchain to promote transparency in music? —

The objective behind the LinkNYC screens was to provide free information to all New Yorkers and visitors, regardless of where one was or how much money they had. Accessible, available to everyone, transparent and helpful, the machines have assisted with mobility, access to information, communication and, importantly, civic engagement.

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Amazon Music secures Bundesliga broadcast rights — 
 Music streaming platform to carry German soccer audio.