Spotify is shifting its model to allow free, ad-supported streaming worldwide on mobile devices, after previously charging a premium for access on smartphones and tablets. “We wanted to make…
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis knew what they were talking about when they belted out the hooky chorus “the ceiling can’t hold us.” The unstoppable duo dominated Spotify this year. Aside from nabbing top…
Recording revenues have shrunk. But streaming, and Spotify, could bring them back. But the problem with artists is they don't see the big picture.
Already a prominent digital music option for the younger generation, YouTube is reportedly looking to expand its reach with a music subscription service to launch as soon as December, according to…
It's said that both music and art can stir up powerful emotions and on October 12 at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar, that feeling was compassion. It was there that music industry insiders…
As soon as we stop vilifying these streaming services and start trumpeting their metrics, the sooner the rest of the world will take music seriously.
A few weeks back, Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich did Spotify a big favor: They got every music blog and major newspaper to write about the service.
Brit alt-rock artist Thom Yorke of Radiohead has pulled his solo album and side-project Atoms for Peace from Spotify, and took to Twitter to blast the streaming music service’s terms as exploiting…
At its sixth annual Google I/O conference on Wednesday, the search giant launched its own subscription streaming music service, dubbed Google Music Play All Access. Tipped by a plethora of rumors…
Music streaming service Spotify entered Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore on April 16. Its subscription premium offer charges Mexicans $8 monthly for multiplatform song delivery, or $4 for…