SiriusXM, Pandora Test Their Hit-Making Power; Sbe Brings Tidal to Its Properties; MTN Nigeria Launches Music Streaming Service
As Lewis Capaldi Reaches Hot 100 Summit, SiriusXM & Pandora Test Their Hit-Making Power — www.billboard.com
A cross-platform push behind “Someone You Loved” marks SiriusXM and Pandora’s first joint effort to break a song since merging in February.
MTN Nigeria launches music streaming service, MusicTime — nairametrics.com
MTN Nigeria has launched a music-streaming platform named “MusicTime!”. MTN MusicTime developed the streaming service in partnership with Simfy Africa.
This partnership is bringing the streaming service to Sbe venues in the U.S. and U.K. The companies will collaborate on music-driven brand experiences across the Sbe portfolio.
EU report highlights the sharp decline in music piracyy — musically.com
Whereas almost all young people download or stream music online, only 39% of those intentionally using illegal sources do so to access music
‘An untapped market’: Sony Music launches children’s label Magic Star — www.musicweek.com
The children’s entertainment label will sign, develop and market artists and branded projects to family entertainment audiences. Read on to find out who’s heading up Magic Star…
Young Guv, The Power of Visuals, Ghostly International, Master Boot Record, and more.
Jerry Del Colliano Del Colliano wonders if it’s time for high-performance audio firms to form their own trade group.
Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new.
Judge rules against TuneIn over UK major label copyright breach — www.musicweek.com
Warner Music UK and Sony Music Entertainment sued TuneIn for allowing subscribers in Britain to listen to music played by stations outside the UK without a licence.
Spotify on Gender Disparity in Country Music, Playlists: Hosts Nashville Conversation to Address — www.billboard.com
Gender imbalance in country music has been an ongoing conversation lately that Spotify found itself at the center of last month when Martina McBride called the company out for its lack of diversity in playlisting.
Nissan and Infiniti customers will continue to get a three-month introductory SiriusXM All Access subscription, which includes access to the SiriusXM mobile app.
Spotify has gotten pretty good at keeping the ‘churn’ rate of its paying subscribers down. The same probably can’t be said about its own senior executive team.
‘Hey Google, Play SiriusXM’: Google Assistant Adds Radio Giant to Smart Speakers — www.billboard.com
SiriusXM is coming to Google Assistant-enabled devices like Google Nest smart speakers and displays over the next week, the companies announced today (Oct. 30).
Gaga spoke about the need for many different genres of music to be accessed more easily, according to concert attendees,
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