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Here’s how you can donate to your favorite artists on Spotify
Here’s how you can donate to your favorite artists on Spotify
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused a number of tour and show cancellations worldwide, greatly impacting artists financially. Today, Spotify has announced its latest scheme to help aid artists during this difficult time. Spotify is now allowing fans to donate directly to their favorite artists and charities through their streaming service...
Spotify Tastebuds feature to allow music discovery through your friends
Spotify Tastebuds feature to allow music discovery through your friends
Spotify has been making a lot of changes to their service over the past year and it looks like they're aiming to expand their social sharing features more going forward. According to The Verge, the streaming service will be testing a new feature allowing users to look through their friend's listening habits to discover new music for themselves. Read Mo...
Netflix cancels Marvel titles ‘Jessica Jones,’ ‘The Punisher’
Netflix cancels Marvel titles ‘Jessica Jones,’ ‘The Punisher’
Bad news for Marvel fans — Netflix has canceled Jessica Jones and The Punisher. The cancellations are a result of Disney preparing to launch its own streaming service with exclusive content from Marvel. Read more: Kenan Thompson confirms Kel Mitchell appearance in ‘All That’ reboot These two shows were the last Marvel series on the platform. Jessica Jones...
Will Netflix’s new ‘Black Mirror’ movie let you choose the ending?
Will Netflix’s new ‘Black Mirror’ movie let you choose the ending?
Netflix has finally dropped the trailer for a Black Mirror movie called Bandersnatch, confirming weeks of leaks and rumors regarding the Fionn Whitehead-starring film that comes to the streaming service tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 28. But will the new Black Mirror feature let you choose your own ending within the series' dystopian sci-fi universe...
Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018
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. But perhaps the biggest surprise is that emo rap is the genre that grew the most on the platform. Indeed, "EMO Rap" (we're unsure on the odd capitalization) tops the list for growing genres, while the aforementioned Aub and Posty line up with the late XXXT
Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly
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 for third-party distributors, as reported by Billboard. It' called Spotify For Artists. Read more: Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination And will be available to a "select group" of independent artists beginning this week... Read Mor
Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination
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 company for the offenses in New York Supreme Court on Tuesday. Read more: Hear Lil Peep, XXXTentacion's posthumous tune Hong Perez is accusing Spotify of systemically discriminating against female employees...
Here’s how you can stream every Nickelodeon show from the ’90s
Here’s how you can stream every Nickelodeon show from the ’90s
All of your fave classics are making their way to the streaming world, and we're beyond excited. Read more: Original ‘Rugrats’ will be coming back to both the big and small screen Announced yesterday, Aug. 28, the cartoon giant will be getting into the streaming industry with Nicksplat, a service that will feature dozens of Nickelodeon classics. That's right...
Music streaming surpasses CD sales worldwide for the first time
Music streaming surpasses CD sales worldwide for the first time
While one might already assume it's the case, it looks like streaming has finally surpassed CDs as the largest music format worldwide, according to a new report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Read more: Apple to shut down iTunes music downloads Per the IFPI's annual data, the global recorded music market grew 8.1 perce ...
Netflix is looking into purchasing theaters
Netflix is looking into purchasing theaters
Netflix is reportedly looking to purchase theaters in order to show their original films on the big screen and land loftier awards. Read more: That death metal, beer-loving Hello Kitty character gets Netflix series The streaming giant dramatically changed the TV industry and has been clashing with movie theatre owners, but is now exploring the idea of buying cinemas in LA and New York ... Read Mor
Netflix’s original content isn’t watched by 80 percent of its users
Netflix’s original content isn’t watched by 80 percent of its users
A new study has suggested that 80 percent of Netflix users don’t watch the streaming service’s original content. Read more: Everything coming to and leaving Netflix in April Statistics from a new study by 7Park claim that most subscribers ignore Netflix's original content, preferring to binge licensed shows such as The Office and Breaking Bad. Despite creating m ...
Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming
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 in artists releasing more music than ever before, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Read more: Going to concerts may help you live longer As Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming music platforms become the dominant way that listeners consume tun
Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC
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 on Wednesday, according to a new report from Billboard. Read more: Spotify might start making speakers With plans to trade under the New York Stock Exchange symbol "SPOT," information contained in the paperwork for Spotify's
Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game
Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game
Will Spotify start making speakers and other devices? With the introduction of Apple's HomePod speaker, it looks like the streaming service wants to dip its toes into the hardware game, too. Would you try Spotify speakers? Read more: Hear Trent Renzor's new breakup playlist Spotify has yet to unveil any tangible product—and, of course, nothing's been officially announced from the company as of no

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