Tag: radio

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UK music bodies concerned by BBC Music Introducing uncertainty

In many parts of the world radio continues to play a powerful role for the music industry - including emerging acts.
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Spotify is cancelling some of its original live-audio shows

This time last year, it felt like live audio would be Spotify's next big growth category. Now there appears to be a bit of a shake up.
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FMC outlines the American Music Fairness Act’s artist benefits

The American Music Fairness Act is the latest attempt to make US terrestrial radio broadcasters pay performance royalties for the music they play.
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SiriusXM and Pandora launch an artist accelerator program

Ever since SiriusXM bought streaming service Pandora in 2018, the two services have explored partnerships and cross-promotions.
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Amazon lays off some Amp staff but says still focused on growth

Amazon unveiled the Amp app in March, with artists, radio hosts, journalists and listeners able to launch their own music station and play DJ.
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89% of British adults are still weekly radio listeners

The next time that somebody flippantly tells you that music streaming has already ‘killed’ radio, point them in the direction of the latest figures from British radio industry body Rajar.
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The latest music-streaming service comes from… Polaroid?

Taking the prize for the most unexpected entry into digital music in 2022 is Polaroid, the brand best known for its range of instant cameras.
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American Music Fairness Act takes its next legislative step

It's the latest attempt to get terrestrial radio broadcasters in the US to start paying performance royalties to artists and labels.
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Amazon launches a rewards fund for its Amp radio-like service

Amazon launched its Amp app in March this year, as a way for anyone to sign up to broadcast a (fully licensed) music radio station.
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Nēdl transcribes radio and UGC streams for discovery

Count us curious about a startup called Nēdl,which has just relaunched its mobile app, pitched as "the first AI-powered live audio search engine".
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Ofcom explores music’s streaming and short-video evolution

Ofcom's latest Media Nations consumer research has plenty of points of interest for the music industry.
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Country music meets EDM in Apple Music’s new radio show

Shame on you if you think Rednex's 'Cotton Eye Joe' is the be-all and end-all of the country/dance crossover!