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The streaming services hopes to court new users... 

Apple Music has long been a thorne in Spotify’s side. While Spotify has twice the subscribers than its main competitor, Spotify is now extending free...

Listeners will not need a Prime subscription

Amazon have added to their streaming capabilities with a free music service which will not require an Amazon Prime subscription.

In an interview with Music...

The beta service will end this month...

Spotify have cancelled plans to become a distributor.

In September last year, Spotify announced a new Spotify For Artists beta service which allowed independent artists to...

The Swedish Data Inspection Authority are looking into how the service processes data access requests...

Spotify is under investigation for GDPR violations by Swedish authorities.

The streaming giant, which reported a loss of $159 million for the first quarter of...

It's the first DJ hardware to incorporate streaming without a computer...

DENON DJ today announced that they'll be updating their PRIME series DJ hardware to include streaming capabilities. The new update, which will be rolled out...

The new service lets DJs stream Beatport's catalogue into DJing software...

Beatport have launched a new subscription service for DJs called LINK. The new service lets DJs stream Beatport's catalogue into DJ performance software, starting with...

It's a hit despite reaching 100 million premium subscribers...

Spotify have reported a net loss of $159 million for the first quarter of 2019.

Despite hitting 100 million premium subscribers, the Swedish streaming giant...

The platform uses blockchain technology to more equitably distribute streaming revenue among artists...

The music-sharing service Resonate has been relaunched, now operating on a "stream to own" model.

The Berlin-based platform, established to more equitably distribute streaming revenue...

The surprising findings come as we pay less than ever for access to recorded music...

Streaming is more wasteful than any other music format, according to a new study by the University of Glasgow.

Despite a dramatic drop in the...

A staggering increase of 9.7% from last year...

Global music sales topped $19 billion in 2018, according to the latest IFPI Global Music Report.

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry released its...

Wax brought in £57.1million last year... 

Vinyl makes more revenue for the British music industry than YouTube, according to a new report by the Entertainment Retailer's Association (ERA). 

Income from the...

RIAA figures also show that sales of vinyl rose 8% on the previous year...

A report by The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has shown that 75% of music revenue made in the retail sector within the US...

It was an increase of 22.3% on the previous year...

Sony Music has revealed its financial figures for the final quarter of 2018 and confirmed that the company earned over $2 billion in streaming revenue...

We speak to Beatport CEO Robb McDaniels about their plans for the inevitable future of streaming in the booth...

Last year, there were a few significant developments around streaming and DJing – we covered it in our feature ‘Streaming in Coming to the Booth’...

He will take on an advisory position at the company instead...

SoundCloud co-founder Eric Wahlforss is standing down from his current role as chief product officer at the company in March. 

The move means that the...

 John Digweed, Nicole Moudaber and Red Light Radio's channels are already signed up... 

Mixcloud wants to pay artists with a new "fan-to-creator" model. 

Select, as the service has been named, will require listeners to pay a $2.99 monthly...

Can you guess who finished on top (again)..?

Spotify has revealed its most played tracks, albums and artists of 2018, with male US rappers dominating the results.  

The global streaming giant, which...

There are signs that analysts and investors could be losing confidence in the streaming service giant...

Despite recently reaching a record 87 million users, Spotify has fallen below listing price for the first time since going public in April.

The...

The future of DJing is beginning to be rolled out...

SoundCloud have announced a partnership with Native Instruments, Serato, Hercules, Virtual DJ, Mixvibes and DEX3, revealing that you can now stream SoundCloud's catalogue directly into...

Could this change the music industry as we know it?

Spotify has launched a new feature today (20th September) that allows independent artists upload their own music, for free, without any need for a record...