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On-Demand Audio/Video Streams Pass 1T in US; Dolby, Warner Expand Music in Dolby Atmos; Are Counterfeit Records on the Rise?; Phish Fall Tour Live Streams

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On-Demand Audio, Video Streams Pass 1 Trillion This Year for First Time in
For the week ended Nov. 21, U.S. audio and video on-demand streams passed 1 trillion for the first time ever in a calendar year.

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Phish Announces Fall Tour 2019 Live
Phish confirmed all seven 2019 fall tour shows will be featured in live streams via

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Dolby, Warner Music Group to Expand Music Available in Dolby

Dolby and Warner Music Group have debuted an elevated way to experience WMG songs and albums with Dolby Atmos Music.


Are Counterfeit Records on the Rise?
Last month, Tommy Boy accused Amazon of selling counterfeit albums. Now, more labels and watchdogs say it’s an industry-wide problem.

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iHeartMedia Honolulu Launches Station PoP! 99.1 Dedicated to Asian-Pop
Hawaii is embracing a new kind of PoP! as iHeartMedia Honolulu announced the launch of PoP! 99.1, a new station focused on Asian-pop music, or “A-pop.”

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LiveXLive, Samsung Announce Production, Distribution

LiveXLive Media announced that its content will be available via the Samsung XR platform.


Lizzo’s Eight Grammy Nominations Are a Triumph for Music

Lizzo is the most-nominated artist for the 2020 Grammy Awards, largely thanks to a song she released in 2017. How did that happen?


Spotify launches its first original podcasts for
Spotify India has announced its first batch of platform-exclusive podcasts


Can AI Compose Good Music?

Computers can now drive cars, identify faces and transcribe speech, but many experts said that it would take much longer for AI to tackle creative endeavors.

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Digital music distribution platform, Noisehive, is opened up to the
Previously only taking on clients by referral, the service now provides an alternative to major distributors for everyone.

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The 10 Best Laptops for Music
If you’re looking for a new laptop to use in music production workflow here’s our picks for the best music production laptops on the market today!

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Former Spotify Australia boss Kate Vale joins Epidemic Sound as MD, North

Exec was also the first employee at Google in Australia and New Zealand.

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How To View Lyrics On Apple
The latest version of Apple Music has a great feature that lets you easier view the lyrics to thousands of songs

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