Spotify launches app just for artists to track their fans and music streams

Spotify have just launched their Spotify for Artists app, bringing artists’ Spotify stats into their pockets wherever they go. Spotify’s new mobile app will be a blessing to musicians and artists who want to know…

Artists on Spotify: Get loads more stats on your music and listeners now

Spotify are giving artists even more access to their analytics and statistics with loads more data on your music being made available. Spotify understand, “being an artist is a lot of work. You work your…

Soundcharts get $3m+ in funding to track your music’s performance

Paris company Soundcharts just raised $3m+ to help them keep track of all the music activity and data for the industry. Less than a year after officially launching, spending a year in beta until late…

Get 6 months of Apple Music free with EE phones including data streaming costs

EE have announced that they are giving away six months of Apple Music with EE monthly contracts, including streaming costs. Yesterday mobile carrier EE revealed a giant deal for all customers on a pay-monthly contract…

SiriusXM just spent over $100m to buy car tech-makers Automatic

American internet and satellite radio broadcasters Sirius XM have bought Automatic, the “connected” car company in a giant $100 million deal. SiriusXM aren’t strangers to having their products in cars, being in charge of radio…

Spotify release full platform for artists to customise pages and view statistics

Spotify just launched their platform for artists to track their performance and personalise their artist page on the massive music streaming site. Spotify’s Fan Insights has cocooned out of beta into the full artist-focussed platform…

Can a computer predict chart topping hits against pop flounders?

Professor Armand Leroi believes that pop music is a science and in a new show on BBC sets out to discover whether data can transform popular music. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Leroi gathers a team…

WIN reveal new in-depth report on music charts around the world

A new report from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) have produced the first ever global analysis of music charts with some fascinating results. WIN are an organisation that represents the international music industry in order…

After their purchase by Nielsen, Gracenote combines all their databases

Following the recent purchase of Gracenote by analytics company Nielsen, Gracenote are unifying all their music, video and sports data into a single database. Metadata aggregator Gracenote are aiming to become the one-stop data provider…

Nielsen have fully acquired Gracenote

Analytics company Nielsen revealed this week that they had completed their acquisition of metadata service Gracenote. Nielsen have confirmed that they have completed Gracenote acquisition giving them access to the entertainment metadata provider’s data and…