Purple Ads Hint at Prince’s Return to Spotify
This morning, advertisements featuring the Spotify logo bathed in purple appeared in the Union Square subway station in Manhattan, as Billboard points out. This seems to hint that Prince’s music will soon return to Spotify after a two-year absence, adding fuel to recent rumors that the Purple One’s back catalog would be widely available on streaming services in time for the Grammys, which take place Sunday, February 12.
A Journal of Musical ThingsIs Hi-Res Audio All Hype? Or Is It the Real Deal? — ajournalofmusicalthings.com
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Can SoundCloud survive the music streaming war? — medium.com
Growth in the digital music industry is abundant, yet profits are absent from virtually every company. SoundCloud, the cash-strapped music streaming business, reported last year’s losses increased at…
Facebook Hires YouTube and Google Play’s Tamara Hrivnak To Head New Global Music Strategy — hypebot — www.hypebot.com
Facebook has been without a real music strategy, much to the dismay of both the industry and unpaid musicians. That may finally be about to change with the hiring of a top music exec from YouTube and Google Play. Facebook has hired YouTube and Google Play’s Director Of Music Partnerships’…
From streaming to stream-ripping, new data signals the death of music sales. — theindex.generalassemb.ly
Along with all the musical icons who died in 2016, so did the last hope of digital music as any sort of sales savior.
As 2017 gets fully underway, the music industry continues to evolve as rapidly as ever. It can be hard to keep up with which challenges and opportunities you should focus on, which tools and tactics you should employ, and which services you should be courting the most. But more importantly, who we can blame when it all goes wrong?
Video streaming platform Dekkho ties up with Sony Music — www.india.com
Mumbai, Jan 26 (PTI) Online video streaming platform Dekkho has tied up with Sony Music for premium video content. — Video streaming platform Dekkho ties up with Sony Music