Issue 532: SiriusXM is Making Some of the Most Money in Music; AS Monaco Partners with Playzer Music Streaming Platform

SiriusXM Is Making Some of the Most Money In Music
SiriusXM Is Making Some of the Most Money In Musicwww.rollingstone.com

Satellite radio company posts record quarterly revenue and expects $7 billion in 2018 with Pandora at its side.

AS Monaco sign up to Playzer music streaming partnership
AS Monaco sign up to Playzer music streaming partnershipwww.sportspromedia.com

French soccer giants AS Monaco have signed a deal with French music and entertainment streaming service Playzer. Deal also sees French multi-screen music platform partner with club’s esports team.

iHeartRadio Launching in Mexico Following Pact With Grupo ACIR
iHeartRadio Launching in Mexico Following Pact With Grupo ACIRwww.billboard.com

iHeartMedia announced an exclusive partnership with Mexican media company Grupo ACIR on Monday (Oct. 29) that will bring iHeartRadio to Mexico.

SoundCloud amends 'outdated' Premier contract following criticism
SoundCloud amends 'outdated' Premier contract following criticismwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

The Berlin-based platform expanded its direct monetization service, SoundCloud Premier, from a previously invite-only programme to hundreds of thousands of users earlier in October.

Tamara Schlesinger on how streaming isn't helping independent musicians
Tamara Schlesinger on how streaming isn't helping independent musicianswww.thedigitalfix.com
Guest Blog: Tamara Schlesinger on how streaming isn’t helping independent musicians

Si change: Andrea Bocelli set for streaming breakthrough
Si change: Andrea Bocelli set for streaming breakthroughwww.musicweek.com
Duets with Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa will reach “younger audience”, says agent Andrea Primicerio

Writers’ Bloc: How the UK’s Biggest Albums Break Down for Writers in the Streaming Age
Writers’ Bloc: How the UK’s Biggest Albums Break Down for Writers in the Streaming Agewww.synchtank.com
Eamonn Forde looks at the streaming performance of the 10 biggest UK albums as identified by the OCC and considers how streaming is impacting on them as both creative and commercial entities.

Spotify For Artists Adds 'Best Advice' Videos with Rick Ross, Sheryl Crow, Ne-Yo, More
Spotify For Artists Adds 'Best Advice' Videos with Rick Ross, Sheryl Crow, Ne-Yo, Morewww.hypebot.com

Spotify for Artists has launched Best Advice, a new short video series of marquee artists discussing the best advice they received throughout their careers.

MTV Int'l Launches Customizable Music Channel in Spain, Nordics
MTV Int'l Launches Customizable Music Channel in Spain, Nordicswww.billboard.com
Viacom’s MTV International on Monday launched a customizable 24-hour linear music video channel, MyMTV Music, in Spain. The network will also launch in the Nordics later this year.

Would You Pay To See A Classic Rock Hologram In Concert?
Would You Pay To See A Classic Rock Hologram In Concert?jacobsmedia.com
Roy Orbison’s hologram is now on tour, accompanied by a live orchestra. Can technology resurrect Classic Rock concerts from stars that have passed away?

Spotify comes to Wear OS with stand-alone app, Spotify Connect support
Spotify comes to Wear OS with stand-alone app, Spotify Connect supportarstechnica.com
Browse, play, and add songs to your library from Spotify’s new on-wrist app.

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