Apple Music reportedly has extra US subscribers than Spotify

Spotify nonetheless leads outdoors of the US, tallying 75 million subscribers as a part of its first earnings report in May. However, contemplating the corporate filed to go public within the US in April, studies that its main competitors there has made up what was as soon as a large lead will not be welcome […]

Drake smashes single-day Apple Music and Spotify information (once more)

There’s a not-so-secret motive as to why Drake is performing so effectively, although: each Apple and Spotify bent over backwards to advertise Scorpion. Apple Music featured him prominently, added Siri responses to Drake-related questions (akin to “what’s Drake’s nickname?”) and created a make-your-own-cover-art web site. Spotify, in the meantime, went even additional by inserting into […]

Apple rumor factors to a TV, music and information subscription bundle

Just three months in the past, Apple purchased a company described as the “Netflix of magazine plans” and now The Information studies that it could have greater ambitions. A plan it is contemplating, in line with sources, is to combine Texture’s digital journal plan with its personal Apple News app, after which sooner or later […]

Apple hires one other BBC veteran in its bid to rule hip-hop music

We’ve requested Apple if it could actually touch upon the reported rent. This is not Apple’s first rating from the BBC, after all — it recruited Radio 1’s Zane Lowe as one of many predominant DJs at Beats 1. It additionally is not 1Xtra’s first main staffer to depart for a streaming job, as music […]

Apple Music makes it simpler to see new albums which can be on the way in which

Expected launch dates are additionally now out there on some upcoming albums’ Apple Music pages even when the albums aren’t listed in Coming Soon. Additionally, it seems that artist profiles are getting tweaked as nicely. On iTunes, MacRumors notes that the artists’ portraits at the moment are round and Featured Releases are highlighted together with […]

Apple Music units up publishing division because it chases down Spotify

Apple Music has been on its method to overtake Spotify when it comes to subscriber base for some time now. The service acquired a new boss, Oliver Schusser, this previous April, as nicely. Now, Schusser’s first main initiative seems to be the launch of Apple’s personal music publishing division, headed by Elena Segal, beforehand the […]

Apple Music has additionally unplugged R. Kelly from its playlists

Apple had made the choice weeks in the past, the corporate advised Rolling Stone, whereas Pandora has been refining the way it offers with artists accused or responsible of ‘unacceptable conduct.’ Spotify pulled R. Kelly’s music for violating its new policy relating to ‘hate content material and hateful conduct.’ In essence, all three body their […]

Billboard weighs paid streams extra closely on its music charts

Subscription track streams account for one level per play for the Hot 100 songs and genre-specific charts. Ad-supported streams, resembling these on YouTube, will snag artists two-thirds of some extent, and programmed streams (i.e. Pandora) a half level. Free performs have even much less of an impression on the Hot 200 albums record with three,750 […]

iHeartRadio gives curated playlists to free customers

Introducing the model new Playlist Radio function on iHeartRadio! Explore a whole bunch of expertly curated playlists for FREE! Open the iHeartRadio app now and provides it a strive. — iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) April 16, 2018 iHeartRadio guarantees hundreds of hand-curated music playlists which have created round particular moods, actions, genres and eras. Only […]

After Math: The golden age of streaming

30-ish: If you have been a fan of cruising the streets of Liberty City whereas jamming out to the melodious mixes of Vladivostok FM, I’ve obtained some unhealthy information. Due to copyright claims, just about the entire songs at present obtainable on the station are being pulled. The silver lining, nevertheless, is that this implies […]