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Spotify Got Rid Of Its Convenient Android Home Screen Widget

The Verge reports: "The ability to plop widgets anywhere on your home screen is one of the more convenient things about Android. But one...

Cinq Music Gets $40 Million in Funding From GoDigital Media Group

Billboard reports: "Cinq Music, the music company that made waves last year by partnering with Janet Jackson for the release of her single “Made...

How Pop Stars Are Benefiting From the Netflix Boom

Hollywood Reporter reports: "With shows like 'Russian Doll' and 'Stranger Things' relying heavily on music "syncs," a new realm of global opportunity (and money)...

How Tencent’s Proposed Stake in UMG Could Impact the Wider Music...

Billboard reports: "On Aug. 6, Universal Music Group chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge sent a memo to staff saying parent company Vivendi had entered talks with...

MelodyVR Signs Licensing Deals With Beggars Group and Domino Recordings

Billboard reports: "Music-focused virtual reality startup MelodyVR has entered music licensing agreements with Beggars Group Digital Limited and Domino Recording Company." Read more

Another Major Radio Station Conglomerate Thinks Podcasts Are The Future

The Verge reports: "Entercom, one of the biggest US radio corporations, thinks podcasts are essential to the future of audio. The company announced today...

Apple Music Launches Apple Digital Masters, New Initiative Combining Its Hi-Res...

Billboard reports: "On Wednesday (August 7) Apple Music announced the launch of Apple Digital Masters, a new initiative by the streaming giant that combines...

Warner Music Q3 Revenue Tops $1 Billion as Streaming Enjoys Double-Digit...

Billboard reports: "Warner Music Group continues to enjoy growth fueled by streaming, with revenue reaching $1.06 billion for the three-month period ended...

New Data Exposes Gaps In The Streaming Music Market And Opportunities...

Forbes reports: "Streaming may be the dominant method for distributing music these days, but not everyone is happy about it. In fact, 60% of...

Spotify Passes 232M Monthly Users, 108M Subscribers

Hypebot reports: "Spotify has passed 232 million monthly active users, up 29% since this time last year, including 108 million paid subscribers, up 31%...