Napster Taps ChatGPT for Playlist Feature; Spotify Hits 236M Paying Subs; Google Releases GenAI Tools for Music Creation
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The search giant unveiled MusicFX, an upgrade to MusicLM, the music-generating tool Google released last year. MusicFX can create ditties up to 70 seconds in length and music loops, delivering what Google claims is “higher-quality” and “faster” music generation.
In a newly released report, Audacy considers important trends for audio platforms. It envisions a world where technology such as facial recognition, omni-targeted ads, AI and voice recognition will help make audio “the hardest working asset in the media arsenal.”
Spotify posted better-than-expected subscriber gains as part of its fourth-quarter and full-year 2023 earnings report on Tuesday. It also reported a narrowed fourth-quarter operating loss despite charges for layoffs related to its efforts to push toward sustainable profitability, with its bottom line helped by price increases, cost reductions and growth in its advertising business.
Conversational interfaces are almost certainly going to play a role in the next wave of new features for streaming services.
YouTube has announced that it now has 100 million subscribers (including trials) to its YouTube Music and YouTube Premium services.
We were spoilt for choice writing this article – but we’ve managed to boil it down to the 10 most exciting NAMM 2024 launches you need to know about.
600 apps are already available for the Vision Pro via the App Store.
First spotted on Reddit, This feature allows subscribers to track their evolving listening habits throughout the year, similar to Spotify Wrapped but in real time. Unlike Spotify Wrapped, though, Apple Music Replay has been available since January 28, providing users with a head start in reflecting on their musical journey.
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