Calm App Music Heavily into Signing Music Licenses for Sleep and Meditation Music and Hires UMG Veteran

Calm – the sleep and meditation app – has just hired its first Head of Music (Courtney Phillips).

Calm currently has 60 million downloads to date and 2m paying subscribers. Additionally, Calm Music has had over 134 million streams to date through the platform.

Calm is an app that supposedly already has a valuation over $1 billion, but its going to be very interesting to see how they can really drive adoption and subscribers and looks like signing music partnerships is going to be a great way to do that!

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Create stems from any stereo audio file, free from Deezer

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