Spotify Acquires AI Start-Up Niland; SiriusXM Circles Back to Pandora
Spotify has announced the acquisition of Niland, a music recommendation engine based on Artificial Intelligence technology.
SiriusXM in discussions to acquire struggling Pandora — nypost.com
Liberty Media-backed SiriusXM is in active discussions about making a bid for internet radio company Pandora, The Post has learned.
The internet has transformed Nigerian entertainment industry, giving Afrobeat more opportunity to find global audiences as artistes begin to make income from streaming.
Selena Gomez releases new vertical music video you can only watch on Spotify’s mobile app — www.theverge.com
Selena Gomez released a new song called “Bad Liar” today, which, if you keep up with those kinds of things, you might already know about.
Troy Carter Talks Spotify — But Not Prince — at Music Business Q&A — variety.com
Troy Carter, Spotify’s head of creator services, talked about the company’s burgeoning efforts into artists development at Music Biz 2017.
Americans Are Consuming More Radio Than Ever — music3point0.com
Many in the industry have predicted a slow-down in radio listening but the latest data suggests Americans are consuming more of it than ever.
Jack Fryer runs a “pseudo agency” department in Universal Music UK tasked with understanding — and striking a chord with — audiences, a service he affords to brands and musicians.
Despite its current popularity with millennials and old geezers alike, vinyl was, is and always will be a bloody awful medium for playing music.
Jimmy Iovine wants people to pay for records again. And he knows just how the music business can make it happen.