TuneIn and CUMULUS MEDIA have signed an agreement that will bring all 441 of CUMULUS MEDIA’S owned-and-operated stations across 90 U.S. markets to the TuneIn platform as well as distribution of the podcasts from Westwood One Podcast Network. The deal will bring market-leading stations to TuneIn’s 75 million monthly listeners across more than 200 platforms and connected devices including smart speakers, beginning today. Continue reading “TuneIn, CUMULUS MEDIA Set Expansion Deal”
LiveXLive announced the launch of its LiveXLive App across Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV devices, significantly expanding its consumer reach and social interactivity. The App offers live music fans access to some of the world’s leading music festivals and events with multi-day and multi-stage coverage, unique concerts, intimate performances and premium programming. LiveXLive also creates a social music experience for music-lovers around the world to connect with one another through chat, contests and more.
This year, LiveXLive plans to stream more than 27 music festivals and concerts across the globe with over 350 hours of live content as well as unique original programming. LiveXLive’s livestreaming portfolio includes marquee festivals such as Rock in Rio Brazil, Rock in Rio Lisbon, EDC Las Vegas, Hangout Music Festival, Bumbershoot, Country 500, Paleo Festival de Nyon and Rock on the Range, among many others. Continue reading “LiveXLive Launches OTT Streaming App on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV Devices”
VNUE announced today that it has signed its first radio monitoring agreement utilizing its patent-pending Soundstr technology, with Radio Operations International. The deal will utilize the tech to provide accurate music play reporting to reduce licensing costs to radio stations, and also to increase transparency to all stakeholders.
VNUE’s Soundstr is an innovative hardware and cloud computing solution that will not only help bars, restaurants and venues to reduce licensing costs, but also radio stations, many of whom pay far more than their fair share for blanket music licenses. Continue reading “VNUE Announces Deal with Radio Operations International”
Edge Music Network is partnering with MondoTunes, as well as launching EMN’s official “Artist Pages” – designed to deliver a compelling new way for artists and musicians to establish connections with fans, venues and labels.
With modern architecture, deep navigation capabilities, advanced search tools and user-friendly features built from the ground up – EMN’s latest advances enable users to interact, book a band, watch live performances, follow artists on their official social media channels and connect through the platform’s chat capability. Continue reading “Edge Music Network Announces Partnership Agreement, Launch of ‘Artist Pages’”
LiveXLive Media has partnered with AEG Presents to add two music festivals to its slate of live music programming – Global Dance Festival and Decadence NYE.
The multiyear agreement, brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, grants LiveXLive the exclusive opportunity to record, film and distribute the festivals’ content. This includes live performances, audio and video on demand (VOD) rights across LiveXLive’s digital platforms, such as Slacker Radio and LiveXLive, its video streaming platform. Continue reading “LiveXLive Expands AEG Presents Partnership, Adds Two Festivals to Live Streaming Schedule”
Warner Classics has launched a new collaboration with IDAGIO, in a partnership that will see the specialist classical music streaming service make the entire Warner Classics and Erato catalogue available to its users.
The IDAGIO catalogue, which already comprises over 650,000 tracks, will encompass all new and recent releases from the Warner Classics and Erato labels, as well as the complete catalogue, including recordings originally issued on such iconic labels as EMI Classics and Teldec (now Warner Classics) and Virgin Classics (now Erato).
“Adding the complete Warner Classics catalogue will enable us to continue offering classical music lovers the streaming experience they want and deserve,” Till Janczukowicz, founder and CEO of IDAGIO, said. “Warner Classics and Erato are labels that, under the inspired leadership of Alain Lanceron, continue to buck the industry trend with their ambition and commitment to visionary A&R. A perfect example is Erato’s recent award-winning recording of Berlioz’s Les Troyens.” Continue reading “Warner Classics and IDAGIO Embark on Streaming Partnership”
Dubset Media announced today its strategic relationship with HFA’s Rumblefish, the best-in-class music licensing and administration company, that will, for the first time, enable the registration and tracking of mechanical royalties for DJ mixes and remixes. The arrangement enables a turnkey royalty payment system between the music publishers that license DJ mixes and the digital music services that generate royalties for their use of this content through the use of Rumblefish’s infrastructure. Continue reading “Dubset Forms Strategic Relationship with HFA’s Rumblefish to Unlock Royalties for DJ Mixes, Remixes”
LiveXLive has partnered with Country 500, a country music festival on the grounds of the world-famous Daytona International Speedway.
The partnership names LiveXLive the festival’s official livestreaming and video-on-demand (VOD) partner. Country 500 takes place Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, and features some of the top names in country music, including Toby Keith, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Sugarland, and more. This is LiveXLive’s first livestream of a country music festival and builds on its livestreaming festival slate, which includes Bumbershoot, Seattle; Rock in Rio, Rio de Janeiro; and Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, San Francisco; among others. Continue reading “LiveXLive Expands Into Country, Adding Country 500 to Music Festival Livestreaming Lineup”
Unified Signal announced today that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Napster to launch a turnkey music service. The product will enable Unified Clients to launch their own private label music streaming service powered by Napster with over 30 million music tracks, including the ability to add unique and proprietary audio and video content and customized playlists.
Over the last 3 years, paid music streaming subscriptions have grown to over 130M and have become mainstream, allowing on-demand access to virtually all the music professionally recorded. With the Napster service app on your mobile phone, consumers can easily find the music they are looking for, including the newest releases, and can easily discover more artists. Continue reading “Unified Signal, Napster Partner to Deliver Music Streaming to Unified Signal Clients”
Deutsche Grammophon, the world’s oldest classical music label, and IDAGIO, a leading classical music streaming service available in over 70 countries, have today announced an extensive partnership agreement.
The IDAGIO catalogue, which already comprises more than half a million tracks, will now include the complete catalogues of Deutsche Grammophon, Decca, Philips Classics and all classical music productions released by the acclaimed Munich-based ECM label.
Currently 15,000 tracks in lossless audio quality are being added to IDAGIO every week.
IDAGIO will feature custom created playlists curated by Deutsche Grammophon and its artists, and will be supported by additional marketing and promotional initiatives as part of the partnership. Continue reading “Deutsche Grammophon and IDAGIO Start New Partnership”
Napster and Voxtok, which recently joined the Netgem Group as its dedicated Sound Division for innovative musical entertainment in TV and audio sectors, are joining their expertise and complementary offerings to create a unique new musical experience based on multiple sources and contextualized services.
This global partnership with Napster enables Voxtok to further innovate and reinforce its two flagship products, Voxtok Music and SoundBox.
Voxtok Music enhances the listener’s music experience with its openness to all music sources (such as streaming, files, radio, and podcasts), gathering related content that includes music videos, concert streaming and ticketing, and music listening to build an entirely new experience. Continue reading “Napster, Voxtok Join Forces to Bring a Unique Music Experience to TV”
Gracenote announced today that it will power advanced music recognition for Mixcloud, the world’s fastest growing digital audio streaming platform. Using Gracenote MusicID, the industry’s leading music recognition technology, Mixcloud will more accurately identify copyrighted audio content on its music platform to ensure proper royalty payments to rights holders.
Mixcloud’s catalog maintains more than 12 million DJ sets, radio shows and podcasts and ingests more than 1,000 hours of user-generated content every day. As the Mixcloud community of more than 1.2 million creators upload music mixes, radio shows and podcasts, Gracenote automatically fingerprints each piece of content to identify copyrighted work and enable compliance. Once Gracenote MusicID identifies a song, Mixcloud maps it to its proprietary database of artist, label and publisher rights holders to facilitate proper and timely royalty payments. Continue reading “Mixcloud Taps Gracenote for Advanced Music Recognition to Improve Royalty Payment Process for Rights Holders”