Pandora are being sued for lyrics, by a company who just sued Spotify for $1.6 billion

Who would’ve thought lyrics could cause such a fuss? Wixen clearly do as they look to sue Pandora for using the lyrics of their artists in their music streaming service. Music publishing company Wixen have…

Dozens of Spotify users find their passwords reset by the music streaming service

A string of recent suspicious activity has caused Spotify to reset the passwords for a number of Spotify accounts but it has left some users confused. This week an unspecified amount of Spotify users had…

ByteDance plan to take Spotify on with a free streaming service

TikTok’s parent company and Chinese conglomerate ByteDance are planning to make their entry into the world of free music streaming. Chinese software giants ByteDance have made a massive mark with their phenomenally popular video app…

Qobuz launch Hi-Res music streaming in the US

French company Qobuz have brought their “premium gasoline of music services” to the US to take on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon and others. Qobuz have launched in the United States joining the plethora of music…

Groove Music just got a load of new features including Metadata editing

Microsoft’s music streaming service Groove Music is getting a bunch of new features┬áless than a week after they release the Windows 10 anniversary update. Microsoft have been regularly updating and improving Groove since rebranding it…

Indian music streamer Saavn just got investment from U2 and Madonna’s manager

India’s massively popular music streaming service Saavn just received an investment from music manager, businessman, and overall hotshot Guy Oseary. Saavn have just received an undisclosed investment from major music manager Guy Oseary, in charge…

Plan Your Gig Schedule Automatically With Songkick

Tired of missing out on gigs from your favourite artists? Buying tickets at a premium after you miss the official site runs out? Trawling through Myspace pages and gig listings to find out who’s playing…

Streaming Radio Stations On the Rise – Jelli Attracts $2 Million In Funding

Internet radio has had a couple of boosts recently, first the deals that Pandora struck with Ford and Pioneer to get their service into thousands of car dashboards, and now web radio/streaming service Jelli getting…

Big 4 Fall Out Over Grooveshark

Remember back in October, when EMI were negotiating a deal with Grooveshark, then changed their mind and decided to sue them, then broke off the pursuit of their lawsuit and instead signed a licensing agreement…

Give and Take At WMG – Lala and the Bosses

Big numbers fly back and forth in one of WMG’s recent SEC filings – they took a bath on the quick turnaround deal they did buying Lala and selling it again almost immediately to Apple….