Tim Westergren steps down as CEO after 17 years at Pandora

Pandora CEO and one of the streaming service’s founding members Tim Westergren is set to step down from Pandora top-dog soon. According to Recode¬†Tim Westergren has decided to step down from his position as CEO…

Pandora just lost $250m selling Ticketfly event ticketing to Eventbrite but could spell partnership

Shortly following a giant $480 million investment from Sirius XM, Pandora have sold on ticketing company Ticketfly for a massive loss. Ticketfly’s ticketing business has been sold on to Eventbrite, a much larger company cut…

Pandora Radio get a $480 million investment from Sirius XM

Recent rumours come to a close¬†as Sirius XM plugs a massive $480 million into Pandora, quashing suggestions that they were looking to acquire Pandora outright. Recent rumours in the industry had spread word that there…

Pandora reveal their Song of the Summer predictions feat. Drake, Miley Cyrus + more

Pandora are the latest to reveal their predictions for which artist is going to be soundtracking the party season this year as Song of the Summer. The summer is always a big time for music…

Samsung Make Google Play Their Default Music Service with Plenty of Perks

Samsung have just partnered with Google Play making this their default music service for all their phones and tablets around the world. This exciting news came when Google Play’s Lead Product Manager, Elias Roman, announced…

Pandora gets a $150 million investment as it decides whether to sell

Music streamers Pandora just received a big lump of funding whilst the company themselves mull their future, with a potential sale on the horizon. Pandora Media revealed on Monday that an investment of $150 million…

Understanding Pandora Royalties Between SoundExchange and RouteNote or other Distributors or Labels with Direct Deals

Pandora announced in September 2016 that they were going to enter into direct licensing deals with the recording industry’s major labels and some independent labels in order to license their new service offerings. Pandora entered…

Apple Music have more listeners than Spotify despite 20m+ less subscribers

New analysis shows that despite Spotify’s 100 million+ users, Apple Music apparently have the upper hand with their 20-30 million subscribers. Spotify have been the leaders of music streaming for the past few years now,…

iHeartRadio add 10m users in 7 months, now have over 100 million users

This morning digital radio giant iHeartRadio announced that they’ve reached an incredible milestone of 100 million registered users listening to their radio and podcasts. The digital music, podcast and live radio platform iHeartRadio has joined…

Pandora’s CEO says it’s not for sale, 2017 will be the year they make a profit

CEO of the massively popular online music service Pandora, Tim Westergren says there are no plans to sell the company as they will be profitable this year, despite falling stocks. Speaking to CNBC, Pandora CEO…