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How Streaming Became Unignorable; Spotify Wrapped and Artist Income; What’s the End-Game for AI Music?

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The 2010s in Review: How Streaming Became Unignorable in

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.

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Spotify Wrapped 2019 sparks new discussion about artist
As Spotify launched the artist-focused element of its Wrapped 2019 promotion yesterday, the streaming service also offered some new statistics

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US Streamers: Not as Happy as you
US Streamers: Not as happy as you think. The future of streaming in the US and its challenges.

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Sony’s ‘Collaboration Series’ Pairs Artists With Tech, Gaming &
The campaign kicks off on Dec. 6 with a video project involving rapper and YouTube personality DDG.

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Spotify recommends labels spend at least $5k on its new pop-up
Targeted pop-up visual ads were announced in October

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Pandora’s “most ambitious” ad campaign ever may not be enough to get you to change the
The one-time undisputed leader of music streaming is now fighting to maintain its place.

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‘A Great Day For Artists’: Irving Azoff Wins DOJ Support In Battle With Radio
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
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.

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ASCAP Launches New Podcast to Educate Music Creators & Share Their
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…
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…


Apple Music and Spotify Now Have Dueling Awards

The music-streaming war is headed to its most dramatic setting yet: the stage.

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TikTok Rings In a New Era for

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.


Plug and Play: Joué Play Instrument Honored with 2020 CES Innovation

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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