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FanFair Alliance Files Complaint Over Viagogo’s $4B StubHub Deal

Billboard reports: "Ticketing campaign group the FanFair Alliance has raised a formal complaint with the U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over Viagogo's proposed...

Warner Music Group Reports Solid Q4, Year

Hypebot reports: "Warner Music Group Corp. today announced solid Q4 and full-year financial results for the periods ending September 30, 2019." Read more

Lakeshore Records to Release Soundtracks For Tenderfoot Podcasts ‘Radio Rental,’ ‘Up...

Billboard reports: "Tenderfoot TV has partnered with Lakeshore Records to release soundtrack albums for Tenderfoot's popular podcasts, the company announced Wednesday (Nov. 27)." Read more

European Indie Label Body IMPALA to Challenge Tencent Universal Music Deal

Billboard reports: "European independent labels body IMPALA has said it will formally challenge Tencent's plans to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group,...

Warner Music, Dolby Atmos Team For Next-Gen Surround Sound

Hypebot reports: "Dolby Laboratories and Warner Music Group (WMG) have partnered to make the label’s music available in Dolby Atmos, the immersive surround sound...

How AI Is Transforming The Music Industry

Hypebot reports: "Though the music business has often been an early adopter of new tech, doing so has often resulted in considerable blowback, and...

Metastage Launches AR App With First-Ever Holographic Performances By Laura Rizzotto

Forbes reports: "Volumetric capture studio launches augmented reality app with two holographic performances from Eurovision artist Laura Rizzotto, including a historic debut." Read more

Spotify Is Launching Its Own Music Awards, Based on Streaming Data

Variety reports: "Spotify has set plans for its first-ever music awards — with the winners based entirely on user-generated data." Read more

Sonos Acquires Snips For $37.5M To Improve, Privatize Voice Control

Hypebot reports: "Sonos has acquired Snips, an Artificial Intelligence voice platform for smart speakers focused on private voice technology for $37.5 million. Voice control...

Spotify’s Daniel Ek Has a Plan to Harness Hollywood for Podcasts...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Having helped transform the music industry, Ek and content chief Dawn Ostroff set their sights (and your ears) on spending hundreds...