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Spotify Becoming a Storytelling Platform for Creators; Revelator Launches Digital Wallet App for Artists, Music Makers

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Through Storyline and Soundtrap, Spotify is Becoming a Storytelling Platform for

To provide more ways for artists and creators to engage with audiences, Spotify is testing out its own version of the popular Stories format, with a new feature called Storyline.


Revelator Launches Digital Wallet App for Artists, Music

Revelator has launched Artist Wallet, a mobile copyright application powered by smart contracts technology.


Spotify brings back its 99-cent Premium
If you’ve wanted to try a paid streaming music service but have been skittish about the costs, you now have as good an excuse as any to give it a try. Spotify h…

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Sony Music launches podcast company with Adam Davidson and Laura

Sony Music Entertainment is getting into making podcasts.

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Gimme Radio Launches Country Platform With Brandy Clark, Lee Ann Womack as
The service aims to play music ignored by mainstream country radio and digital music streaming services. It will showcase a range of music selected by fans and artist DJs.

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Apple Music Updates ‘For You’ With New Layout Featuring More Frequent Song
As part of the iOS 12.3 release yesterday, Apple Music updated with a brand-new “For You” section. This refreshed tab now updates multiple…

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Pandora expands its music-and-podcasts product Pandora Stories with help from SiriusXM’s

Pandora’s integration with new owner SiriusXM continues today, as the music streaming service will now benefit from the numerous SiriusXM guests and artists who come through its New York studios on a regular basis.

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Free Music Streaming: Tips Vs Airtel, ‘Wynk’ing At The Copyright
For music labels, this is a significant first victory because it strengthens their hands in negotiations with the internet streaming services without the fear of having the Intellectual Property Appellate Board intervening to set the licensing fee.

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How to get people streaming your music — RouteNote
We’re proud to make it free and easy for artists to get their music on all the biggest services around the world — now it’s time to get people listening!

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‘Powered By Napster’ Streaming Platform Adds

Rhapsody International today announced a global agreement with U.K.-based MQA that brings Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) audio quality to its Powered By Napster music streaming platform

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Artists need ‘meaningful patronage’ in 2019 beyond
Marketing agency Motive Unknown boss Darren Hemmings’ latest blog post goes in hard on the world of streaming right from its title: ‘Music Streaming Services Are Gaslighting Us’.

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Streaming: ‘Pricing has to go up and if it doesn’t, free has to go’
Another panel at The Great Escape conference yesterday focused on the future of music-streaming.

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