Cardi B Helps New YouTube Music Service; Southwest, iHeartRadio Partner; Peter Gabriel on Spotify
Cardi B to Help YouTube With Marketing Blitz for Music Service — www.bloomberg.com
YouTube will soon debut a revamped music-streaming service to challenge Apple Music and Spotify Technology SA. And the Google division is willing to spend heavily to tell the world about it — including getting hip-hop star Cardi B to help.
One Week Into Spotify’s New Conduct Policy: Penalized Artists See Streams Drop, Concerns Continue To Mount — www.billboard.com
In the six days since XXXTentacion’s “SAD!” was removed from Spotify’s playlists including RapCaviar, where it held prominent placement, the track’s streams dropped 17 percent per day in the United States on average.
Southwest Airlines and iHeartRadio team up for free in-flight music streaming — www.dallasnews.com
Southwest Airlines is teaming up with iHeartRadio to turn up the volume on its in-flight entertainment offerings with a new free streaming radio…
Peter Gabriel on Spotify (Finally!) — petergabriel.com
His four self-titled albums, as well as So, Us, and Up. It’s the start of a monthly roll-out of releases which will include the soundtrack albums, the orchestral / song-swap albums, live albums and B-sides and remixes all being made available.
Streaming giants have set their sights on radio, BBC music boss says — www.independent.ie
Streaming giants have “set their sights on radio”, the BBC’s director of radio and music has said.
Cap Verdean and Congolese Music Streaming Platform Muska Launches in Cape Verde and Will Roll Out in 5 Other African Countries — allafrica.com
Cap Verdean music industry veteran Elodie Dasilva, CEO of music label LusAfrica and DRC’s Djo Moupondo of La Clique Musique have come together to launch a low-cost music streaming platform.
Gareth Emery opens up about blockchain streaming service Choon — www.digitaljournal.com
World renowned DJ and producer Gareth Emery chatted with Digital Journal about his blockchain streaming service Choon, which is taking the music industry by storm.
Digital radio brings tight targeting and happy listeners — medium.com
My daughter goes to sleep listening to a children’s radio station on her digital radio, as one example. The programming from Kinderling Kids Radio from Sydney, is safe and age-appropriate…
Spotify Pushes Its Free Tier With Fake Movie Trailers and Witty Outdoor Ads — www.adweek.com
The campaign pays special tribute to Spotify’s ad-supported, free music streaming service and the ability to track down your favorite artists and discover new music.
Jukebox in Your Inbox — rollingstoneindia.com
Streaming services aren’t the only place to discover new music.
‘Collecting societies are struggling to keep up with the influx of millions of lines of data.’ — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
We are in the age of streaming — that much is abundantly clear.