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Feelgood Hits Boost Streaming; Analysts Bullish on Warner Music IPO; Don Henley Urges Congress to Strengthen Digital Copyright Laws


Hipgnosis says feelgood hits streaming heavily during
Hipgnosis said that feelgood hits such as Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics and Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi have performed particularly strongly during the pandemic.

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Scammers Are Gaming Spotify by Faking Collaborations With Famous

Users like Wali Da Great are growing infamous for tricking streaming listeners with falsified metadata.

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SiriusXM CEO Expects Self-Pay Subscriber Gains in Second
SiriusXM expects to grow its self-pay subscriber base in the second quarter despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, CEO Jim Meyer said during the audio entertainment giant’s virtual annual shareholder meeting.


Don Henley Urges Congress to Strengthen Digital Copyright

Musician says DMCA “notice and takedown” system is “a relic of a MySpace era in a TikTok world.”

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Analysts Are Bullish on Warner Music
Analysts are bullish on Warner Music’s IPO: “If you’re betting on streaming and growth dynamics in the music industry, this is your shot.”

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Like MySpace before it, TikTok is putting music discovery back into fans’
It joins a tradition of social media sites that put music front and centre.

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LiveXLive Releases New Unified Audio-Video Smart TV

LiveXLive Media announced that it has released a new unified audio-video Smart TV app experience on Samsung TV, Apple TV and Roku, with Amazon Fire soon to follow.

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Hey Siri, What’s the Next Big Hit? : AI Making its Way in the Music

“AI-enabled” label, SNAFU Records, has launched with $2.9mln in

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VF7’s First-Ever Concert Will Be a Livestream From El Coliseo de Puerto
Reggasetón rising singer VF7 will offer her first-ever concert at Puerto Rico’s El Coliseo de Puerto Rico June 19.


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Neil Young Archives added to BluOS Devices


Valorant prepares ears and expectations with Spotify

Riot Games has released a steady stream of Spotify playlists, each reflecting something of the game’s character roster.


New TikTok rival Zynn pays its users for watching
A new social-video app called Zynn has been making waves by springing from nowhere to top Apple’s App Store chart in the US

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My favourite audio: Spotify’s top 10 innovations in

The Drum is launching a series looking at audio excellence, sonic innovation and voice storytelling — ideas that show the breadth of what can be done with audio.

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