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Plugging Your Playlist: Spotify Ushers in Targeted Advertisement
3 years ago

Plugging Your Playlist: Spotify Ushers in Targeted Advertisement

The internet is an interesting place to say the least. Like a Venus flytrap filled with SpongeBob memes and Tumblr posts about Supernatural, it draws us in with alluring, brain-deadening …
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288 Million Streams on Spotify Earns Songwriters Their Average Employee’s Salary
3 years ago

288 Million Streams on Spotify Earns Songwriters Their Average Employee’s Salary

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Streaming service Spotify recently made their financials public and Digital Music News calculated the average salary of their employees to be a massive $168,747. While this average includes all Spotify employees, it is …
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Spotify Strikes Huge Global Agreement with Dubset
3 years ago

Spotify Strikes Huge Global Agreement with Dubset

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Spotify has struck a deal with Dubset Media Holdings to expand their MixBANK distribution platform to a global scale. That means that DJs can now upload and legally stream original …
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Spotify to Launch 12 Original Shows
3 years ago

Spotify to Launch 12 Original Shows

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In an unprecedented move, Spotify announced that they will be launching 12 new original series that will hopefully be available to the public as soon as this summer and fall. The shows …
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Streaming Has Officially Surpassed Digital Downloads in Revenue
3 years ago

Streaming Has Officially Surpassed Digital Downloads in Revenue

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For the first time ever, streaming music is officially the biggest revenue stream for the music industry in the U.S. – generating a whopping $2.4 billion in 2015 and beating out digital …
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Apple Music Growing in Popularity, Catching up to Spotify
3 years ago

Apple Music Growing in Popularity, Catching up to Spotify

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Apple Music is growing quickly – it has 11 million subscribers less than a year after it launched on June 30, 2015. That’s quick.

The service did not grow with …
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SoundCloud Signs with Universal, Could Become Next Spotify
3 years ago

SoundCloud Signs with Universal, Could Become Next Spotify

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It’s official: SoundCloud is upping its game. The user-fed music streaming service has signed a licensing deal with Universal Music Group, giving the site capability to legally stream songs from …
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Spotify Hit With $150 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties
4 years ago

Spotify Hit With $150 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Royalties

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Spotify has been hit with a major lawsuit. Artsists Camper Van Beethoven and David Lowery, retaining the law firm of Michelman & Robinson, LLP, have filed a class action lawsuit …
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Spotify Set To Make Select Music Available To Premium Users Only
4 years ago

Spotify Set To Make Select Music Available To Premium Users Only

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Even with Apple Music out there as competition, Spotify continues to maintain a lead over its competitor. Spotify’s lead is partially due to its “freemium” users – listeners who choose …
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Spotify Takes Over as No. 1 Music Streaming App in the World
4 years ago

Spotify Takes Over as No. 1 Music Streaming App in the World

According to a new report from app analytics firm App Annie, Spotify has claimed the position as the most popular streaming service globally on both Android and iPhone. Although Pandora …
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