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Apple Music, Deezer and JioSaavn launch new tools for artists

Streaming services aren’t just competing for listeners: they’re competing to offer the most useful tools and resources for artists. There’s a trio of announcements on that score today. Apple Music has revamped its Apple...
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JioSaavn’s latest feature is lean-back music video viewing

Indian music streaming service JioSaavn isn’t new to video content. Its ‘Shorties’ feature is less TikTok and more Spotify Canvas: 15-second looping videos that accompany tracks, and have been seen more...
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JioSaavn’s AO Labs offers direct distribution to emerging artists

Indian streaming service JioSaavn is launching a new scheme offering direct distribution to emerging, unsigned artists. It's part of its existing 'Artist Originals' initiative, and is called 'AO Labs'. It'll encourage...
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JioSaavn takes on Gaana’s HotShots with Triller partnership

In July we wrote about the launch by Indian streaming service Gaana of 'HotShots', a TikTok-style short-video feature built in to its service. Now Gaana's biggest rival in India, JioSaavn, is making its own move through a...
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How many users do Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services have?

Sometimes the statistics around how many people are streaming music – and how many are paying for it – can lead to confusion and misinterpretation. Recently, for example, we've seen one story suggesting that Amazon...
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Google joins Facebook with stake in JioSaavn’s parent telco

Reliance Jio Platforms is the parent company of Jio, the largest telco in India and the owners of the JioSaavn music streaming service. The company has been on a spree of funding announcements in recent months – raising...
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JioSaavn adds ‘Pro Rewards’ feature for paying subscribers

We reported yesterday on concerns that India's growth in paid music subscriptions has slowed down. Now one of the main Indian streaming services, JioSaavn, has a new initiative that it hopes will make its JioSaavn Pro subscription...
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Children’s music booms on platforms from YouTube to JioSaavn

One of the factors in YouTube’s viewing increase (see story higher up this bulletin) is the fact that schools are closed in many countries, and children are getting (even) more time on screens. At the younger end of...
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Facebook confirms $5.7bn investment in JioSaavn’s parent telco

In March, we reported on speculation that Facebook was in negotiations to buy a 10% stake in Indian telco Reliance Jio, the parent company of music streaming service JioSaavn. Now Facebook has confirmed that it has made...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related music industry news (3 April)

Music Ally is trying to write a story every working day, rounding up the good, practical things happening in and around our industry: focusing on relief efforts and other initiatives from the music industry and music / tech...
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Facebook in talks to buy 10% of JioSaavn’s parent company

Facebook has been very clear that it doesn’t, at present, plan to launch its own music streaming service – preferring to explore other ways of working with music companies and artists. It didn’t say anything...
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Reliance invests $19.6m in its JioSaavn music streaming service

With the competition in India’s music streaming market only intensifying, telco Reliance Industries is giving its JioSaavn streaming service a financial shot in the arm. According to news site Inc42, Reliance has invested...