Sunday, January 20, 2019

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Spotify on Apple iPad

There’s a Spotify playlist for your zodiac sign

What zodiac sign are you? The age-old icebreaker gains an audible significance with new Spotify playlists based on your astrological sign. But will the...
Spotify on a smartphone

One of your Spotify playlists may soon be brand-managed

Your Spotify Discover Weekly playlist may soon be curated by a company. But will it eventually turn into one giant advertisement? The streaming music...
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2018’s top iPhone apps show drop in Snapchat use

Snapchat use drops for the third straight year as YouTube takes the top spot on Apple's recently released list of the most-downloaded iPhone apps...
Spotify on a smartphone

Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018

We listened to a lot of Drake and Post Malone this year on Spotify, according to the music streaming giant's yearly roundup for 2018....
Spotify on a smartphone

Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly

Streaming giant Spotify today announced that certain indie artists will now be able to upload music directly to to the service, bypassing the need...

Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination

Streaming giant Spotify is currently facing a lawsuit alleging gender discrimination, equal pay violation and defamation, Variety reports. A female sales exec sued the...

Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming

Sure, there's a whole lot of music to choose from on streaming services. But it looks like the rise of streaming itself has resulted...

Digital downloads outsold by physical music, first time since 2011

According to the Recording Industry Association of America, digital downloads are once again being outsold by CDs and vinyl records for the first time...

YouTube to “frustrate and seduce” users with more ads so they pay for music

YouTube is set to be increasing the number of ads users see between music videos, in an attempt to convince more viewers to pay...

Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC

Confirming earlier reports of a coming public offering from the streaming service, Spotify officially filed to go public with the Security and Exchanges Commission...

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