Tag: streaming music

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Billboard, Nielsen and NARM unveil On-Demand Songs chart

We reported yesterday on Billboard's decision to add data from six streaming music services to its Hot 100 chart. But it turns out there's another dimension to the change: a brand new 'On-Demand Songs' chart produced using...
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Spotify payouts top $250m as service goes live in Germany

Streaming music service Spotify has now paid out around $250m to rightsholders since its launch - an update on the $150m figure the company has been touting for the last few months. Spotify launched in Germany today too.
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Spotify payouts top $250m as service goes live in Germany

Streaming music service Spotify has now paid out around $250m to rightsholders since its launch - an update on the $150m figure the company has been touting for the last few months.
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Indian music service Saavn gets social with Facebook

Indian streaming music service Saavn says it has persuaded more than 700k Facebook users to connect their accounts in its first 30 days of working with the social network's open graph
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INgrooves boss defends streaming music services

INgrooves CEO Robb McDaniels is the latest industry figure to publish his views in the debate over streaming music services and cannibalisation.
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Rdio revamps Android app while Deezer heads to BlackBerry

Streaming music service Rdio has launched a new version of its Android app, with improved navigation and new features. The latter include lists of new releases, top charts and recommendations based on the user's listening...
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Aspiro financials reveal widening losses for music

Scandinavian firm Aspiro has announced its latest set of financials, including figures for its music division, which runs the WiMP subscription streaming service. That division's net sales were up 130% to SEK 44.3m ($6.6m),...
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Deezer provides update on progress of its global rollout

Earlier this week, we wondered how Deezer's global rollout was going, when reporting on its deal with GEMA in Germany (Bulletin, 31-Jan-11).
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GEMA deal for Deezer and PRS deal for Rara

German collecting society GEMA has announced that it has signed a licensing deal with streaming music service Deezer.
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UrFilez streaming music service live in more Middle Eastern countries

Digital music firm UrFilez has announced that its streaming music service is launching in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar this week.
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Rhapsody passes 1m subscribers in the US

Subscription service Rhapsody ended 2011 with a big milestone: one million paying subscribers in the US.
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Deezer inks strategic partnership with Jazz FM. Nice.

Streaming music services aren't just competitors for traditional radio stations: they can also be partners.