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Can Music Keep Up in the Attention Economy?; Tuned Global Inks New Deals in Asia; Spotify Adds Centralized Hub to Learn More About Songwriters

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Streaming Is Stalling: Can Music Keep Up in the Attention Economy?www.billboard.com
Has streaming volume really peaked in the U.S., or is the current stalled growth a blip?

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Tuned Global Inks New Deals in Asiawww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

B2B music and tech provider also signs two new deals in Thailand, and another in Mongolia.

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Spotify adds a centralized hub to learn more about songwriterstechcrunch.com

Royalties aside, songwriters are often unsung heroes of music making. Sure, some — like Carole King and Jimmy Webb — become well-known in their own right, but more often than not, names are relegated to the liner notes.

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Cleveland Orchestra adds Christmas music to list of free options on Adella streaming servicewww.cleveland.com
The Cleveland Orchestra may not be presenting Christmas Concerts in person this year, but that doesn’t mean it’s skipping the holiday. In fact, it’s releasing a whole slate of holiday offerings for free.

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Spotify is now available on the Epic Games Storewww.engadget.com
Add the Epic Games Store to the list of places where you can download Spotify.

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DAX partners with music streaming platform Audiomackradiotoday.co.uk
DAX has signed an exclusive deal with the music streaming and discovery platform, Audiomack.

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Bandcamp Fridays will continue through next Maytechcrunch.com

The past eight or so months have been profoundly difficult for musicians.

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How Spotify hopes to win the podcasting warswww.cnbc.com
Spotifying is growing its podcast library and wooing celebrity talent as more users turn to this medium during the pandemic.

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Black owned Music Streaming platform Selecta Charts relaunches with global focus for Caribbean musicsflcn.com
After two years of development, the website Selectacharts.com relaunched on December 7th, 2020 to a tremendous positive reception.

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Rocki explores how much songs are worth on the blockchainmusically.com

The value of a song? It’s complicated. Very low if you’re an artist or songwriter worried about your streaming royalties.

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Foo Fighters to close out Amazon Music’s ‘Holiday Plays’ concert serieswww.music-news.com
Foo Fighters to close out Amazon Music’s ‘Holiday Plays’ concert series — The Number One music magazine feat. band & artist news, reviews, interviews, videos & gossip UK & worldwide.

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Happy Holidays USA or Merry Christmas UK? Who does Christmas songs better?songsommelier.medium.com

Every year without fail, I make December an all Christmas songs affair.

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You can now get a Spotify subscription for $0.34 a week in Indiawww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Spotify launches Premium Mini in India.

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Opinion: Streaming will soar in 2021 and the retail landscape will never be the sameadage.com
Plus other new year predictions from IAB CEO David Cohen.

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Why I broke up with Spotifywww.newstatesman.com
After years of relying on the music streaming service, I found its endless playlists were eroding my love of music.

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Ingrooves expands into Mexico, appoints Ariana Arciniega as Country Manager for the marketwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Arciniega joins Ingrooves from Believe.

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Playlist: Hawaiian Christmaswww.songsommelier.com

’Tis the season etc. and no end of Christmas adverts, and now playlists as well.

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