Posts tagged "YouTube"

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…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

YouTube and Indie Labels Reach Licensing Deal for Music Service

YouTube has finally reached a licensing deal with select indie music record labels, allowing the online streaming video giant to move forward with a long-planned subscription music…
By: James Grebey / November 12, 2014

Watch Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Sung 20 Different Ways

Over the summer, "10 Second Songs" star Anthony Vincent made a good deal of Internet noise with his multiple-impressions cover of Linkin Park's "In The…
By: Brennan Carley / October 27, 2014

Watch the Bobby Shmurda-Spoofing Proposal Video ‘Hot Finger’

While Bobby Shmurda is crafting the follow-up material to his virally successful song "Hot Nigga," a comedian and YouTuber came along and stole the rapper'…
By: Brennan Carley / September 12, 2014

YouTube’s Indie Label Faceoff Could Result in Blocked Videos From Radiohead, Adele

The big news in music and tech this week isn't Sub Pop's new digital subscription service via Drip.fm. Nor is it the report that America…
By: Colin Stutz / June 20, 2014

YouTube May Launch Ad-Free On-Demand Music Service This Year

YouTube could soon be rolling out a subscription service that would let users watch music videos on demand without ads. Billboard describes the new offering…
By: Marc Hogan / October 24, 2013

Tyler, the Creator Slams YouTube Music Awards, Where He’ll Perform

When YouTube announced it would hold its first-ever YouTube Music Awards, the video service promised "a new kind of awards show." The event's recently revealed…
By: Marc Hogan / October 23, 2013

YouTube Music Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead Nominees

Meet the new awards ceremony, honoring some of the same people as the old awards ceremonies. Leading the nominees for the first-ever YouTube Music Award…
By: Marc Hogan / October 22, 2013

Bafflingly, On-Demand Streams Now Count Toward Gold and Platinum Records

Listeners have gone from buying new music to streaming it. Now the Recording Industry Association of America is evolving with them, in a change that…
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2013

The Warner Music/YouTube Breakup and the Future of Online Video

Last Christmas Eve, singer Amanda Palmer posted a message on her blog: "If you hadn't noticed, all of the Dresden Dolls and Amanda Palmer official…
By: Abigail Everdell / March 26, 2009
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