Pharrell Williams and SoundCloud launch talent compilation
Pharrell Williams and his I Am Other creative company are working with SoundCloud to create a compilation for new artists. Artists hoping to take part must upload a track to SoundCloud with the #SCxiamOTHER hashtag, then...
April 23, 2020
Now That’s What I Call Music app adds free, ad-supported tier
The Now That’s What I Call Music (‘Now’ for short) compilation series has been running since 1983, evolving in the streaming era with playlists on the big DSPs, but also its own subscription-based mobile app....
April 17, 2020
Justin Bieber to release bi-weekly mini-compilations
News that Justin Bieber is going to be releasing a couple of albums a week during the coronavirus pandemic may raise your eyebrows, but there’s a caveat: these are compilations rather than all brand new material. “Gonna...
March 25, 2020
The Fader investigates UMG’s streaming-compilations strategy
Music website The Fader has been doing some digging into a series of streaming compilations released by Universal Music Group. It claims that UMG has released ‘hundreds’ of albums on Spotify based on specific topics...
October 30, 2019
Latest Heard Well album tops iTunes charts in south-east Asia
Compilations label Heard Well is topping the charts in south-east Asia with its latest release ‘Litunes’. As with its other albums, this one is curated by an online influencer. Or rather, a pair of them: brother-and-sister...
August 8, 2017