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Google is shutting down its Artist Hub as it transitions to...

The Verge reports: "Google is shutting down the Google Play Artist Hub at the end of the month, reports 9to5Google. First launched in 2012, the hub allowed smaller...

SiriusXM and Pandora Unveil Inaugural Cross-Platform Experience: Pandora NOW

Billboard reports: "Pandora and SiriusXM announced on Thursday their first cross-platform "experience" for users since the satellite radio giant acquired the digital streamer earlier...

Red Bull Music Academy, Red Bull Radio to Shut Down

Billboard reports: "Energy drink maker Red Bull is ending its partnership with consultancy company Yadastar, which oversaw the Red Bull Music Academy and its associated entities,...

Driven by Streaming, Global Recorded-Music Revenues Soar to $19.1 Billion

Variety reports: "The global recorded music market grew by 9.7% in 2018 — its fourth consecutive year of growth — to $19.1 billion, according...

Grammy Awards Cut Eligibility Year To Just 11 Months

Hypebot reports: "Eligibility for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards will close Aug. 31, a full month earlier than in previous years. The shift comes...

Spotify is testing Premium Duo for €12.49 per month

Tech Crunch reports: "Spotify just started selling a new subscription in Ireland called Premium Duo, as The Verge spotted. You guessed it, this subscription tier is designed...

Artiphon raises $2M round led by Warner Music

Tech Crunch reports: "Artiphon, the startup behind the electronic instrument that it’s dubbed the Instrument 1, has raised $2 million in seed funding. Back in...

Apple Music App Now Installed On 40 million Android Devices

Hypebot reports: "The Apple Music app has been installed on 40 million devices running on the Google Android operating system. Of course, installs and...

SoundCloud Expands Playlists, Introduces Community Profile Pages

Billboard reports: "SoundCloud has added a host of curated playlists to its service, allowing streaming platform's users to more easily discover new music. In...

LiveXLive, iHeartMedia Pact For Live Streaming, New Content

Hypebot reports: "Live music streaming service LiveXLive has announced an exclusive multi-year agreement with iHeartMedia that combines content, distribution and promotion. The newly expanded partnership...