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Clubhouse & the Next Evolution of Audio; Jaxsta, Kobalt Sign Publisher Data Deal; Spotify Launches Initiative to Support Women Creators

Clubhouse and the next evolution of audiomidiaresearch.com

Audio has seen an overall boom during the last year , with audiobooks alone significantly gaining consumer attention time and attracting audience over from radio.

Jaxsta signs publisher data deal with Kobalt Musicthemusicnetwork.com

Kobalt will provide it with publisher data to enhance Jaxsta’s official music credits data information.

The future of massive interactive live events for musicwww.musicxtechxfuture.com

Back in August, Bas argued that two of the key elements for the longevity of virtual concerts are interactivity and for the audience to have magical powers.

Three trends that will shape the rest of 2021, and beyondmusicindustryblog.wordpress.com

These are our three identified disruptive themes that will flow from the Immersive Web.

Spotify launches Equal initiative to support women creatorswww.musicweek.com

On International Women’s Day, Spotify launched Equal, a new global commitment dedicated to fostering equity for women in audio and celebrating their contributions.

The music business in 2021: Joining the dotswww.midiaresearch.com

It has been one of those weeks, with impactful music business announcements coming thick and fast. As is often the case, a succession of apparently unrelated events actually have a connecting thread.

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek talks Bollywood, creators and radio rivalrymusically.com
“I believe 100% that we’re going to see a rise of Bollywood and new types of Indian music making it into the global scene in the very near future.”

Digital Audio Will Dominate 2021 womenlovetech.com
Digital Audio Will Dominate 2021, says David Ciccarelli, founder and Chief Executive Officer at Voices. Find out more about the rise of audio.

Before You Pay for Spotify’s “HiFi,” Test Your Hearinglifehacker.com

As one who likes to rock out, I confess, I was excited that my streaming service of choice — Spotify — announced it’s rolling out a new service tier for lossless audio streaming.

How The Kid LAROI Became A Superstar With Billions Of Music Streamswww.forbes.com

Originally from Australia and only seventeen years old, Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, otherwise known as “The Kid LAROI,” already has multiple Billboard top hits and billions of Spotify streams.

How the Blockchain Will Play a Big Part in the Future of the Music Monetary Systemwww.thembj.org

Blockchain can be considered a major boost for musicians since it creates an effective distribution channel.

Deezer Slashes Its Price In Nigeria and Kenya by 50% as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Boomplay, Others Battle for Subscriberswww.digitalmusicnews.com
Deezer has halved the cost of subscriptions for Nigeria- and Kenya-based music fans as Spotify continues to expand across Africa.

LiveXLive Opens Auditions For “Self Made”- A New Talent Competition Platform Finding The World’s Next Big Music Artistswww.livexlive.com

Upon launch of the robust social media outreach program, 8 contestants will be selected from the pool of submissions, on Wednesday, March 17th.

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