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How Streaming Changed Rap; Pandora’s New App; Drake Most Streamed on Spotify; Digicel Updates App

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Music Streaming: How It Changed Rap in the 2010s
Streaming dominated all sides of rap this 2010s decade. From fixing its piracy problem to the rise of SoundCloud rap, here’s how streaming changed hip-hop.


Pandora makes its redesigned mobile app available to
Pandora started rolling out its redesigned and more personalized mobile experience in October beginning with a select few, and it’s now available for all the se…


Drake was Spotify’s most-streamed artist of the decade. What does that mean?
Streaming has made it difficult to discern whether an artist’s popularity is organic or manufactured.

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Digicel launches updated music streaming
D’Music just got a new update as part of Digicel’s digital offering. The

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The Music Subgenres Populating Streaming’s Top
Sifting through thousands of genre tags, we surface the strangely-named subgenres on Spotify, Apple, Deezer, and Amazon’s biggest playlists.


Jay Z returns to

Jay-Z celebrated his 50th birthday Wednesday by returning his music to the world’s largest audio streaming service.

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Kone monetizes connected elevators with Alexa, music-streaming, and digital displays
Elevators will soon have “virtual windows,” voice-activated controls, music-streaming, and more — Kone unveiled its vision at an event in London this week.

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A Spotify subscription in India now costs less than $1 per month, thanks to new annual
News comes as industry awaits decision in Spotify vs. Warner Chappell case


Sony Aims To Create New Music Ecosystem With Object-Based ‘360 Reality Audio’
Sony’s object-based “360 Reality Audio” format will soon launch on Tidal, Amazon Music HD, Deezer, and the live-performance streaming service Will Dolby Atmos Music win out? Read on…


Spotify Celebrates Women in the Music Business in Australia
Hosted ahead of the ARIA Music Awards in Australia, Spotify’s event was an opportunity to bring together and celebrate the achievements of women in music, as well as recognize important support from their allies.


Ministry of Sound playlists back on Apple Music
Ministry of Sound’s playlists are also available on Deezer, while The Annual 2020 has a YouTube playlist too.

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Pex’s Free Attribution Engine Empowers Rights Clarity for Online Video, Audio

Pex, the service that fingerprints, tracks, and attributes online audio and video content, has launched a powerful new product for content creators, rights-holders and platforms — completely free of charge.

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Music site Genius sues Google, claiming it caught the company ‘red-handed’ copying
In a new lawsuit, Genius claims Google and Canada-based lyric licensing company LyricFind misappropriated lyrics from its website.

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