Posts tagged "pandora"

Will TIDAL Be a Success? The Streaming Industry Responds

When TIDAL rolled out a couple of weeks ago, it was met with some short-term excitement (Jay Z, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Madonna, Jack White, Deadmau5, and Kanye…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Pandora Forges Artist-Friendly Alliance With Indie Rights Group, Merlin

Pandora has organized an alliance with the independent rights group Merlin, which constitutes the first direct deal the Internet radio company has forged with record…
Elissa Stolman / August 6, 2014

Royalties Rumble: RESPECT Act Pits Classic Artists Against Digital Radio Providers

When you’re listening to vintage recordings on digital radio services, it makes a huge difference to the people who played on them whether they were…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2014

Spotify Buys the Company Behind Those Music Maps

Last week, a behind-the-scenes music technology company called The Echo Nest took on a higher profile when it shared a handful of state-by-state maps. Whether…
Marc Hogan / March 6, 2014

Download Sales Keep Plummeting, So Streaming Better Pick Up the Slack

Gentle friends, start your streaming. No, really, stream up a storm. Knock yourselves out. The music business could depend on it. Downloads, the numbers suggest,…
Marc Hogan / January 24, 2014

Pandora Loses Case Against BMI, Will Have to Pay More for Music

In September, Internet radio provider Pandora scored a court victory against the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). At stake: though the performing right…
Chris Martins / December 20, 2013

Spotify Plans Free Mobile Music Streaming

Spotify’s free music streaming service is currently available only on a computer, but a free mobile version is in the works. The Sweden-based music streaming…
Marc Hogan / December 6, 2013

Pandora’s Royalty Reduction Plan Fails, Artist Advocates Rejoice

There’s no end in sight to the online music streaming debate, but musician groups can claim victory in one of the more contentious arguments —…
Marc Hogan / November 26, 2013

Pandora Wins Court Case, Overhauls iPad App in the Face of iTunes Radio

On the same day Apple launches its Pandora-like iTunes Radio service, the existing Pandora has plenty to celebrate. The streaming music provider has notched a courtroom victory in the…
Marc Hogan / September 18, 2013

‘Pure Dose of Awesomeness’: Apple’s iTunes Radio Launches Next Week

At last, Apple’s iTunes Radio music streaming service has a firm release date. The Pandora-like service, offering customizable radio stations but not on-demand listening, will…
Marc Hogan / September 10, 2013
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