IDAGIO is enhancing its app experience for iOS users. In addition to English and German, the app will now be available to classical music enthusiasts in French and Spanish.
SiriusXM announced the first initiative in delivering its talk programming to Pandora’s audience. Starting now, content from select SiriusXM shows extending across entertainment, talk, comedy, music, and sports, will be available to all Pandora listeners as podcasts.
CD Baby partners with digital content identification platform Audible Magic — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
CD Baby will use Audible Magic’s RightsRx service to identify content rights conflicts
Spotify’s promise to worried Gimlet fans: We won’t “disrupt” podcast magic — www.fastcompany.com
“If you listen to Reply All, and you listen on Apple Podcasts, you can continue to listen to Reply All on Apple Podcasts,” said Gimlet’s cofounder.
‘Homecoming: The Live Album’ is another surprise drop, but no longer an exclusive one.
Could TikTok’s new discovery program create a new revenue stream for indie artists? — theindustryobserver.thebrag.com
Independent artists now have a direct line to TikTok’s 500 million monthly active users globally.
VNUE and Pro Music Rights team up on new music licensing model — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Pro Music Rights is a privately funded for-profit PRO founded by Jake P. Noch
Yamaha Brings Apple AirPlay2, New Music Streaming And Voice Control Via Free Firmware Updates — www.forbes.com
Venerable Japanese audio brand is rolling out a comprehensive suite of free firmware updates for many of its products that will see support for Apple AirPlay 2, Qobuz, Tidal, Spotify and smart speaker actions.
Google pulls TikTok from Play Store in India following government order — venturebeat.com
Google has pulled popular video app TikTok from the Play Store in India following a local court’s order. Critics say this could set a dangerous precedent.
Amazon's Ad-Supported Streaming Music Could Boost It's High-Margin Ad Business To $7B/Quarter — www.forbes.com
Amazon is adding rocket fuel to its ad business. And super-charging Echo and Alexa.