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uduX Teams with MTN; Nashville Public Radio Launches Music Discovery Station; TikTok is Blowing Up Rap Verses Before They’re Even Songs

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Nigeria-based music streaming service uduX, partners with telco MTN, which has over 60m subscribers in the market www.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Deal will see MTN subscribers gain access to discounted data bundles for accessing content.

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TikTok Is Blowing Up Rap Verses Before They’re Even Songswww.rollingstone.com

Championxiii only turns his freestyles into full-fledged tracks if he gets an enthusiastic response from his TikTok followers. “I don’t like to waste resources,” he say.

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Nashville Public Radio Launches Music Discovery Station WNXP in Challenging Timeswww.nashvillescene.com
Talking with WNXP program director Jason Moon Wilkins and Nashville Public Radio CEO Steve Swenson

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Spotify prepares to finally add local music playback supportwww.xda-developers.com
The Spotify app on Android is preparing to add a highly-requested feature that will let users play locally stored files on the app.

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Nile Rodgers asks record labels to be clearer about streaming incomeswww.theguardian.com

Chic guitarist tells committee Sony and Universal not doing enough for artists.

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Hip-Hop Streaming Platform Spinrilla Found Liable for Users’ Copyright Infringementwww.billboard.com
The site can’t rely on the safe harbor protections of the DMCA, a Georgia federal judge has ruled.

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Bad Religion Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary with Live Stream Series Performing Songs from Each Decademusic.mxdwn.com

Los Angeles punk rockers Bad Religion are celebrating 40 years together as a band by playing music from one decade of their career at a time over a four date live stream series.

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How Spotify’s Megaphone acquisition could further fuel the DTC podcast advertising boomwww.modernretail.co
Spotify’s acquisition of podcast advertising and publishing platform Megaphone signals that podcast ads are the next hot area.

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Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Online Music Channel Will Cease Streamingwww.wweek.com

Though the stream is ending for good, OPB will eventually bring back its studio sessions, which are recorded in-house and at venues around the city.

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‘Hundreds of thousands’ watched Spotify Japan livestreammusically.com

Spotify is proud that the event was the top trending hashtag on Twitter during its three-hour run. We’re more interested in speculating whether this signals wider plans for Spotify to do more with livestreaming in 2021.

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2020 has been an unprecedented year for the world and the music industry alike. With no live events, more importance was placed on other industry verticals — and while many people struggled, new opportunities emerged as well.

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Spotify reveals streaming trends and biggest UK artists of 2020www.musicweek.com
Spotify’s Wrapped is back to reveal the biggest artists and streaming trends of 2020.

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Covid is crystallizing just how deep it runs.

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Spotify Has Created A Self Service Advertising For Spanish Advertiserspeople.partilepep.com

Spotify has announced the launch in Spain of Ad Studio, a set of tools and services that will facilitate the creation of advertising spots and videos by the interested parties.

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