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Red Bull Radio Strikes Deal With Sonos

Variety reports: "Red Bull Radio announced today that it has struck a deal to stream worldwide via the smart speaker brand, Sonos. The integration allows Sonos users to...

Spotify to Buy Back up to $1 Billion in Stock

Variety reports: "Aiming to boost its flagging stock price, Spotify announced a plan Monday to repurchase up to $1 billion worth of shares. On news of...

UMG Is First To License Africa’s Top Steamer Boomplay

Hypebot reports: "Universal Music Group has become the first major label to license popular African music download and streaming service Boomplay. The service, boasts 36 million...

YouTube’s Lyor Cohen Warns Of Creator Apocalypse If Article 13 Become...

Hypebot reports: "YouTube Global Head of Music, Lyor Cohen, pens a monthly newsletter to global industry execs, often co-authored by key figures from within...

Spotify’s Paid Subscriber Tally Up to 87 Million, Driving Total Revenue...

Billboard reports: "Spotify's premium user growth slowed in the third quarter with the music streaming leader now boasting 87 million paid subscribers, a 5...

Spotify Stock Hits All Time Low Ahead Of Earnings Call

Hypebot reports: "Spotify stock fell 4.88% on Monday to close at at $139.11, an all time end of day low for the streamer. That's...

SoundCloud Slammed Over Premier Artist Contract

Variety reports: "Its contract for Premier came under harsh scrutiny in an article The Verge posted Friday morning under the headline “SoundCloud’s New Artist Contract Is...

Sony’s Acquisition of EMI Music Publishing Approved By European Commission

Billboard reports: "The European commission has approved Sony Corp.'s plan to become the sole owner of EMI Music Publishing through its agreement to acquire...

Dash Radio raises $8.8M as it reaches 10M monthly listeners

Tech Crunch reports: "For Dash Radio founder Scott Keeney, streaming music and radio are two very different things. On the streaming side, Apple and Spotify dominate,...

Deezer Launches in Middle East & North Africa, Plans Dubai Headquarters

Billboard reports: "Two months after Deezer announced a distribution agreement with Arabic music powerhouse Rotana, the music streaming service has launched in the untapped Middle East and...