SiriusXM add half a million subscribers in 3 months for 25m total paid users

Yesterday satellite radio broadcaster SiriusXM revealed their most recent growth figures which show massive subscriber and revenue gains in 2016 so far. Sirius XM Holdings announced that they’ve seen a giant net growth of 587,000 new subscribers…

Stream BBC Radio in America as iPlayer Radio app launches in US

Americans can now stream BBC Radio with the iPlayer radio app featuring chart leading tracks on Radio 1 to the home of alternative music on Radio 6. The BBC is the UK’s number one radio…

Beatport too popular to sell decides struggling parent SFX Entertainment

After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year SFX Entertainment have been selling off their assets, but they’ve decided to remove music store Beatport from the market because it’s just too popular. SFX filed for bankruptcy earlier this…

SOCAN acquire Audiam to “fix” online music rights and royalties

Canadian organisation SOCAN have made another purchase that positions them in the prime spot to help artists fairly receive what they’re owed from music online. SOCAN’s latest purchase is royalty collecting society Audiam, founded by…

Shazam, iHeartMedia and more collab on revolutionary radio metric system

A bunch of leaders in broadcast radio have come together with Shazam to provide a long-awaited solution to measuring audiences across radio formats online and off. Leading figures in broadcasting radio have joined Shazam to…