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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
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’

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

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Radio Is Switched On

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.


Copyright Claims Are Ruining Livestreams for

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’
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 &
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.


Spotify Launches New Hub with Dolly Parton, Selena Gomez and Normani Curated
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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