Streaming Won’t Kill the Radio Star; Apple, Spotify are Generating $7 Billion a Year in Streaming Music Revenue
How Technology is powering the music industry… in figures — blog.midem.com
40 million songs are available on Google Play Music today.
YouTube Makes $1 Billion Case That It’s Good for Music Industry — www.bloomberg.com
YouTube, defending itself from attacks by record labels and artists, said it passed on more than $1 billion in sales to the music business in the past 12 months.
In an industry known for disruption, it should come as no surprise that music streaming services are pushing the boundaries of technology to create exciting possibilities for listeners.
What Does the “B” Word Mean for Music? — blog.ujomusic.com
For many people, music is what’s on the radio, and for some, music is therapy, a drug, and life itself. When someone asks what music means to me, I’m tempted to say that it’s everything, but that’s…
Streaming Won’t Kill the Radio Star — noisey.vice.com
The rise in popularity of Beats 1 and independent stations like Rinse, NTS, and Radar shows just how much we still desire a human touch over algorithm-curated playlists.
Spotify Could Be Profitable as Soon as Next Year, Says Board Member — fortune.com
Spotify, one of Europe’s most valuable tech start-ups, could start to become profitable as early as next year.
Apple and Spotify are generating $7 billion a year in streaming music revenue — www.recode.net
60 million subscribers a year.
YouTube Executive Tells the Music Industry to Stop Whining, Start Innovating — www.digitalmusicnews.com
A YouTube executive now says the company paid the music industry $1 billion in the last year alone. So why all the whining?
Sonos Gets Spotify Connect: No Need for Sonos App Anymore — variety.com
You won’t need the Sonos app anymore to listen to Spotify on your Sonos speakers.
It’s easier now than ever to listen to your favorite songs and artists on a number of devices, from your phone to your smart TV to your smart speakers, and these companies hope to profit off that experience.