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Tidal Investigating ‘Potential Data Breach’ After Reports of Inflated Subscriber and...

Variety reports: "Jay-Z’s Tidal streaming platform has announced that it has enlisted an “independent, third party cyber-security firm” to investigate a possible data breach, according to Music...

10K Radio Stations File BMI Lawsuit To Pay Songwriters Less, PRO...

Hypebot reports: "The Radio Music License Committee, which represents more than 10,000 commercial radio stations in the US, has filed a petition in the...

Apple Music Passes 50 Million Subscribers, Including Free Trials

Variety reports: "Apple Music’s streaming service now has more than 50 million users via paid subscriptions and free trials, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today during...

Sony Music Buys $185M Stake In ‘Peanuts’ Brand

Hypebot reports: "Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) has today announced that it has acquired a stake in the iconic ‘Peanuts’ brand. Created by Charles M. Schulz...

A Post-Spotify Boom for Music IPOs?

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Is now the time for the next wave of music IPOs? Spotify's April 3 debut on the market may have...

Another New Prince Album Coming in 2019, Via Tidal

Variety reports: "The Prince Estate and Tidal announced today that the streaming service will exclusively debut an album of previously unreleased music by the late artist. According to the...

YouTube Expands Its Music Charts, Adds Trending Chart For New Releases

Billboard reports: "YouTube today (May 10) announced changes to its charts, expanding them to 44 territories -- including the U.K., Japan, Germany and Brazil -- and...

Spotify introduces hate content policy following R. Kelly controversy

Venture Beat reports: "Spotify has announced a new hate content and hateful conduct policy as it looks to distance itself from controversial music artists that are...

Recording Academy Announces Members of Task Force for Female Advancement

Variety reports: "Tina Tchen, chair of the Recording Academy’s newly formed task force on diversity and inclusion, announced the names of the 16 members joining...

TIDAL Inflated ‘Hundreds Of Millions’ Beyoncé, Kanye Streams [Report]

Hypebot reports: "TIDAL is being accused of inflating streaming stats for two of its most visible artists/partners, Beyonce and Kanye West. The millions of...