How Streaming Became Unignorable; Spotify Wrapped and Artist Income; What’s the End-Game for AI Music?
2013: The year where streaming services like YouTube and Spotify began to have a profound impact on the charts that would last the rest of the decade.
Spotify Wrapped 2019 sparks new discussion about artist income — musically.com
As Spotify launched the artist-focused element of its Wrapped 2019 promotion yesterday, the streaming service also offered some new statistics
Sony’s ‘Collaboration Series’ Pairs Artists With Tech, Gaming & Movies — www.billboard.com
The campaign kicks off on Dec. 6 with a video project involving rapper and YouTube personality DDG.
Spotify recommends labels spend at least $5k on its new pop-up ads — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Targeted pop-up visual ads were announced in October
Pandora’s “most ambitious” ad campaign ever may not be enough to get you to change the stream — www.fastcompany.com
The one-time undisputed leader of music streaming is now fighting to maintain its place.
‘A Great Day For Artists’: Irving Azoff Wins DOJ Support In Battle With Radio Stations — www.billboard.com
The Department of Justice backs GMR and its songwriters, claiming that “the present case involves an alleged buyers’ cartel — a form of cartel that can be equally destructive of competition as a sellers’ cartel.”
Streaming-led recorded-music revival in Italy is lasting — musically.com
Recorded music revenue in Italy increased 6.7% in the first nine months of the year, according to recorded music body FIMI, with streaming up 28%, a result that suggests the streaming-led revival is having a lasting impact in one of Europe’s most stubbornly analogue markets.
ASCAP Launches New Podcast to Educate Music Creators & Share Their Stories — www.billboard.com
ASCAP is getting into the podcasting game with “Versed: The ASCAP Podcast,” featuring interviews, information and more.
What’s the real end-game for AI music? Popgun’s CEO has some ideas… — musically.com
What’s the end-game for this? There isn’t this place in the world where teenagers come together to make music for each other. That place does not exist…
The music-streaming war is headed to its most dramatic setting yet: the stage.
Hoping to become an internet personality, Lil Nas X recorded famous hit-single “Old Town Road” in Atlanta studio CinCoYo during their $20 Tuesday sessions.
French-based music innovation company Joué has been selected for its first-ever CES Innovation Award, thanks to its elegant and tech-savvy Joué Play instrument.
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