The Swedish streaming giant is dipping its toes into new business strategies that stir the music industry’s ire.
Deezer to Offer Free Trial For U.S. Users — www.billboard.com
Deezer has announced a new experience for music lovers. For the first time, new users can download the Deezer mobile app and try all the benefits of a paid Premium subscriber for free.
Making Music Social: What Drives Streaming Revenues — medium.com
Following many years of declining revenues, the music industry has finally started growing exponentially, with consumption in the first half of 2018 reaching the highest peak we’ve seen for the past…
Pandora CEO Roger Lynch Discusses Forthcoming Label Negotiations — variety.com
Previous management “didn’t do the right deals, and there’s a chance to improve our rates.”
Amazon to release exclusive Jack White documentary and live EP — musically.com
Amazon’s latest music ‘original’ comes from a partnership with artist Jack White, based around his Washington DC concert from May this year.
Music Metadata Can Get You Discovered in Music Libraries — blog.discmakers.com
Increasing your chances of being returned in search results in music libraries comes down to descriptive music metadata for the songs you upload.
The majors sweating over Spotify’s licensing deals have forgotten about Tencent — www.theindustryobserver.com.au
Spotify needs content, and the labels love Spotify. But does Spotify need the labels?
Spotify And Nielsen Deal Could Mean More Money For Artists — music3point0.com
Spotify and Nielsen have teamed up to get better data for the platform’s advertisers, which ultimately could mean more money in artist’s pockets.
Eminem's 'Lucky You' Marks Rapper's First No. 1 Debut on Streaming Songs Chart — www.billboard.com
The rapper previously ruled the chart with “The Monster,” featuring Rihanna, in 2014.
Play Hotel Music, a tailored music streaming service for hotels, is planned to be launched at The Hotel Show Dubai 2018. Play Hotel Music is powered by AI (Artificial Intelligence), developed using data acquired over the years of providing instore music.
Major Publishers Will Receive a $1.5 Billion In the First Year After the Music Modernization Act Passes — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Major music publishers are expected to reap a massive windfall if the Music Modernization Act (MMA) passes into law, according to sources.