SiriusXM Invests in SoundCloud; Where Will Spotify Be in 5 Years?
SiriusXM Invests $75 Million Into SoundCloud — www.billboard.com SiriusXM announced Tuesday that it has invested $75 million in audio…
SiriusXM Invests $75 Million Into SoundCloud — www.billboard.com
SiriusXM announced Tuesday that it has invested $75 million in audio platform SoundCloud, which will use the infusion to enhance its existing services and accelerate product development.
Where Will Spotify Be in 5 Years? — www.fool.com
Spotify’s ability to continue its rapid growth hinges on one thing.
Tencent, set to control 10% of Universal, also owns 9.1% of Spotify — but Daniel Ek has the final say on firm’s stake — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
Spotify’s founder and CEO has control of voting shares linked to Tencent’s stake in his company.
Drake Signs Multi-Year, Live-Streaming Partnership with Caffeine — variety.com
Live streaming service Caffeine.TV has announced an exclusive multi-year partnership with Drake. The rapper will produce a rap battle series.
Harry Styles to Perform Special SiriusXM/ Pandora Concert in New York — variety.com
Harry Styles will perform a special concert for SiriusXM and Pandora on February 28 at a secret location in New York.
Joué Builds High-Quality Electronic Devices by Building Human Relationships, Trust — platformandstream.wordpress.com
When a French tech hardware startup set about figuring out how to build electronics sustainably, they discovered some key lessons: Sustainability is about more than using specific materials or practices as a company.
Content Ownership Is King: That’s Why Movie, TV & Music Libraries Are In Such High Demand — www.forbes.com
Today’s hyper-competitive streaming-first world of movies, television and music drive more and more top dollar content and IP acquisitions. Content is king like never before — and creators and owners are living in “the good old days.”
AI-powered Symphonia app turns singing into instrumental music — musically.com
French startup Symphonia claims that its iPhone app is “the future of music composing”. Released this year, it uses AI to help people turn their musical ideas into actual music.
The Tracklib Sample on Lil Wayne’s new №1 Album ‘Funeral’ — www.tracklib.com
Next to guest appearances by Big Sean, Jay Rock, 2 Chainz, and a posthumous collaboration with XXXTENTACION, there’s one more feature on Lil Wayne’s new Billboard-topping album we’re hyped about: the use of a Tracklib sample on ‘Harden’ by producers STREETRUNNER & Tarik Azzouz.
IMPEL inks licensing deal with Amazon for its music streaming services in Europe — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
IMPEL represents the digital music publishing rights of nearly 50 independent music publishers.
Spotify will give you all of Gimlet Media’s secrets to making a good podcast — www.theverge.com
Spotify is releasing a five-part podcasting miniseries about how to create a show. Called Gimlet Academy, it explains what the network looks for in a show and how it creates its programs.
Penske Media makes substantial equity investment in Music Business Worldwide, strengthening partnership — www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
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