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Should Netflix Buy Spotify?; Radio is Switched on Again; Copyright Claims Ruining Livestreams for Everyone

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Why Netflix Should Buy Spotify Right Nownymag.com
On the Pivot podcast, Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher discuss how Netflix could capitalize on its massive gains during the pandemic, including a possible purchase of Spotify.

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Amanda Shires on Quarantine Streaming Series ‘I So Lounging’www.rollingstone.com

Singer-songwriter’s “I So Lounging” aired consecutively for the first 30 days of quarantine.

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Radio Is Switched On Againwww.hypebot.com

Keith Jopling explore how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused traditional broadcast music radio to make and impressive comeback, with both commercial and public radio networks.

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Copyright Claims Are Ruining Livestreams for Everyonewww.papermag.com

When DJ D-Nice’s “Home School” Instagram Live stream went viral, high-profile viewers poured in.

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Thomas Rhett Kicks Off iHeart and State Farm’s ‘Living Room Concert Series’variety.com
iHeartMedia and State Farm today launch their “Living Room Concert Series” with a performance from country star Thomas Rhett.

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iHeartRadio Launches Environmental Initiative With New Podcasts, Social Media Activations & Morewww.billboard.com
iHeartMedia is celebrating Earth Day with the launch of an environmental sustainability initiative, iHeartRadio Earth.

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UMG’s Michael Nash: music subscriptions resilient to Covid-19 impactmusically.com
A flurry of recent reports have noted that in the initial weeks of the Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown, music streams declined.

Spotify Withholds Regional Data from Nielsen Music/ MRC variety.com
Spotify has ceased reporting egional data for U.S. streams to Nielsen Music/ MRC Data, the company that powers Billboard’s charts.

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Cosynd Announces Partnerships to Make Copyright Protection Simple and Affordable for Symphonic Distribution Usersmedium.com
Cosynd today announced a new partnership with Symphonic Distribution, one of the leading independent music and video distribution and marketing companies in the industry. The partnership will enable…

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There Are Some Great, Newly-Added Prince Live Recordings on Spotifywww.rockcellarmagazine.com
The Prince estate has uploaded some great archival live recordings to Spotify to remember the iconic, versatile musician — check them out.

You can find out how alternative your Spotify listening habits arewww.altpress.com
A new online tool called Obscurify is analyzing how alternative your music tastes are based on how obscure your daily listening habits are.

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‘The Last Dance’ songs: Playlist for Michael Jordan documentary released on Spotifywww.cbssports.com
Fans are loving the music chosen for the documentary series

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Internet radio: Everything you need to know to stream a world’s worth of fantastic music for freewww.techhive.com
Hey, we dig Sonos Radio, but you don’t need a Sonos speaker to enjoy internet radio. Allow us to be your guide to this fabulous resource.

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Spotify Launches New Hub with Dolly Parton, Selena Gomez and Normani Curated Playlistspeople.com
Spotify is launching a new hub, Listening Together, which includes two new guest-curated shelves: Together and In Case You Missed It

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