Spotify Trims Workforce; Apple Music Classical on the Way?; Primary Wave Acquires Catalogs of The Doors’ Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger
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The company had said in October that it would slow down hiring for the rest of the year and into 2023. Its shares more than halved in a dismal 2022 for tech stocks.
The label accelerator platform, Beatport Hype, graduates 20 of its most successful imprints and presents a new series of production competitions with five of them.
Though Apple didn't meet their original target release date — it originally planned to launch Apple Music Classical by the end of 2022 — the service will be the latest in a slew of January releases.
The deal includes all of Krieger and Manzarek's interests in recordings, publishing, and merchandise for The Doors.
YouTube Music has launched its "Listening Room" beta program alongside its sign-up page. If accepted, users will receive a Premium membership for a year, early access to specific features, and a chance to make an impact on YouTube Music's future.
Profile search. It’s the secret metric that artist and marketing teams at Spotify (formerly called editors) rarely discuss in the public domain.