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.
Car Wars: Spotify Faces Stiff Competition as Music Streaming's Battle to Conquer the Road Heats Up — www.billboard.com
Streaming has helped the music industry dig itself out of nearly 20 years of economic decline — and with Spotify on the New York Stock Exchange, previously skeptical investors are now cashing in.
The Manic Street Preachers released a new album, Resistance is Futile, on Friday. I didn’t find out about it until yesterday (Monday).
10 of the Best Music Podcasts — variety.com
With car dashboards eliminating CD inputs and relying more on smart displays and smartphones, podcasts — both music-related and others — are increasingly becoming big players for a captive mobile audience.
Congress is Poised to Modernize Music Copyright — variety.com
The Music Modernization Act, which combines key provisions of what were four separate legislative initiatives into a single bill that will update how music rates are set and how songwriters and artists are paid, was passed unanimously by a House Judiciary Committee earlier this month.
How MoviePass Plans To Expand Into The Music Industry — www.cinemablend.com
MoviePass is making another major movie, and this one will see it get into the music industry.
Radio's health is better than you think but prognosis mixed — adage.com
Radio is a medium with huge reach, but its cracks are showing. Fewer young people are listening and alternative media is stealing its thunder.
A Guide to the Music Industry's Capitol Hill Advocates — www.billboard.com
The movers and shakers among the policymakers.
MTN Music+ goes Int'l with Sony Music Entertainment — www.vanguardngr.com
Africa’s groundbreaking digital music service, MTN Music+ has added yet another ‘plus’ by signing a historic deal with Sony Music Entertainment.
Gary Vaynerchuk Joins Forces With Guy Oseary for Digital Marketing Collaboration — www.billboard.com
One of the biggest managers in music is joining forces with one the best-known voices in branding, digital marketing and developing audiences through social media.
Blockchain Music Startup VEZT Adds All Star Advisors, CSO — www.hypebot.com
VEZT, the blockchain powered marketplace that lets fans share ownership with artists in their favorite songs, has announced an advisory board packed with music industry leaders and the hiring of Swedish producer and music tech investor Andreas Carlsson as Chief Strategy Officer.