Beats Music

Eminem Gives Career-Spanning Interview to Zane Lowe for Apple Music

Update: Em dropped the full "Phenomenal" video on Friday as an Apple Music exclusive, taking a page out of Lil Wayne's Tidal album drop, but you…
Brennan Carley / July 1, 2015

Apple Reportedly to Fold Beats Music Into iTunes

It looks like Apple is going to follow through on rumors that it would be drastically revamping the recently acquired Beats Music in light of plummeting music…
James Grebey / October 27, 2014

Beats Music Lowers Fee After Apple Buyout, Undercuts Spotify

Just a day after Apple's multi-billion-dollar buyout of the Beats brand, the newly coupled companies have announced a price drop for their streaming music service.
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2014

Apple-Beats Deal Yet to Materialize as Dr. Dre Faces Lawsuits

Almost two weeks ago, Dr. Dre declared himself "the first billionaire in hip-hop." The Beats by Dre co-founder's video-recorded celebration came after a report that Apple…
Marc Hogan / May 21, 2014

Apple May Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats for $3.2 Billion

Apple is close to closing a $3.2 billion acquisition of Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics, says The Financial Times. Citing "people familiar with the negotiations," the British…
Chris Martins / May 8, 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

Is Beats Music All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Imagine your favorite song; now ask yourself why it's your favorite. Some reasons are quantifiable — the musical key, the genre, the tempo, the release…
Garrett Kamps / January 16, 2014