Spotify’s latest podcast moves: $20 million deal with Omnicom

Spotify have signed a huge $20 million advertising deal with Omnicon as podcasts become a major priority for the music streaming service. This new deal with Omnicom Media Group in their “largest global, strategic podcast…

COVID-19 may be leading to increased streaming in Japan

According to a new survey, Japan’s transition from CD and downloads to streaming may have increased substancially due to COVID-19. CDs are still the favourite format of Japan, but streaming is quickly becoming more relevant,…

Spotify’s Premium subscription for two is now available in 55 new places

Spotify Premium Duo offers two people unlimited, ad-free streaming at a fraction of the cost for couples and besties. Spotify’s Family subscription is fantastic value for multiple people in a household but sometimes a family…

Spotify are bringing lyrics to Free and Premium listeners in Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast Asia

Spotify listeners will be able to follow lyrics and sing along to their favourite songs as they’re introducing Lyrics to their popular music service. Starting today Spotify are rolling out lyrics to countries around the…

Music piracy continues to die after services like Spotify saved an industry from illegal download doom

Music piracy continues to decline rapidly as digital music continues to win the speakers and headphones of listeners wordlwide. In the early noughties the music industry was losing money quickly and piracy was rife. The…

How have people listened to Spotify in Quarantine? Google found out

With everyone at home a lot more at the moment Google decided to see how people were listening to Spotify through their Nest and Google Home speakers. The whole Quarantine life has started slipping in…

Apple working with other companies? HomePod to add non-Apple music services

Apple are famous for many things and one of the most notorious is how unwilling they are to work with competitors, so their HomePod news was a surprise. Apple’s WWDC event last week saw some…

Audiomack Royalties – Type of Royalties They Payout

Audiomack is a music streaming platform that is on the rise. Audiomack is very similar to Soundcloud, but has a stronger hip hop audience. Currently, Audiomack is allowing artists and labels to generate royalties from…

Spotify overtakes Deezer for users in their homeland France

Deezer have been riding high for listeners in their home country France but Spotify have finally overtaken them. Research firm Omdia have published a report suggesting that Spotify are now the leaders of music streaming…

Over 60% of Australians use music streaming services, new report shows

A new report has revealed that over 12.5 million Australians use streaming services to get their music fix now. Music streaming is pretty universally huge across the world now and for many is the primary…