Pandora’s new NBS map reveals where people are loving your music

Pandora’s hub for artists – Next Big Sound – has an awesome new interactive map showing you listeners all across the United States. Pandora have a new feature for their brilliant Next Big Sound platform…

Spotify’s are testing new features for their amazing Discover Weekly playlists

Spotify won the hearts of streamers around the world when they introduced Discover Weekly over 2 years ago, now they’re making it even better. Spotify are testing a new like/dislike feature for their Discovery Weekly…

Tidal apps now have the power to control Sonos

Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal has added Sonos controls to their mobile app for a simple, streaming dream. Subscribers to Tidal’s music streaming service with a Sonos speaker are in for a treat. No longer…

Pandora gives you unparalleled power over Sonos

Pandora are putting the power into your hands with complete Sonos control straight from Pandora music’s mobile apps. This week Pandora integrated Sonos into their mobile apps so that you can connect and control your…

Pandora’s new Featured Playlists bringing you the best music

Turn up the radio, Pandora have launched Featured Playlists with over 250 collections of the best and most fresh music anywhere. Playlists are great for listeners and artists, offering unparalleled promotion possibilities and also a…

Music streaming will have a greater impact on chart positions next year

Billboard have announced a change to how they count streams from services like Spotify and Apple Music towards chart positions. Starting in 2018 Billboard will have 2 different values for streams based on whether it…

Japan still loves CD’s, but this is how they’re listening to music now

As music streaming takes the world by storm Japan have been sitting back chilling with their CDs, but the digital world of music is catching up. In recent years with the surge in popularity of…

Next Big Sound update notifies you when you’re going viral

The Pandora owned music tracker Next Big Sound will now let you know when people are loving your music. Next Big Sound is the social media and music streaming tracking platform for artists and fans…

Good news Xbox gamers, Spotify is finally coming to Xbox One

Stream all of your favourite tunes whilst you play the latest games with a Spotify app finally on its way to Xbox One consoles. After years of PlayStation exclusivity, Xbox players are finally going to…

How much do streaming services really pay artists?

One of the biggest controversies with music’s newly dominating platform, streaming, is its royalties to artists – but how much do they actually pay? It’s a common complaint that streaming services don’t pay out enough,…