Streams from Spotify, Apple Music and others overtake YouTube for first time ever

In a mid-year report BuzzAngle Music have found that music streaming services have generated more music streams than video sites for the first time ever. Video services like Vevo and particularly YouTube have been behemoths…

The Effects of the Grammy Awards on Spotify and Pandora

Spotify have revealed how Monday’s 58th Grammy Awards affected the plays of the winners and nominees at the ceremony. The biggest music awards ceremony in the world has come and gone again. The show saw…

Pandora May Be Selling The Company After Stock Plummets

Pandora could be in the preliminary stages of selling up after major stock reductions and net losses. Pandora is the largest online radio service in the world and one of the biggest music streaming platforms…

Pandora Improve Music Discovery With New Browse Feature

Pandora have introduced ‘Browse’ a feature that serves you up artists and stations you’re already interested in as well as aiding your discovery of new ones. Pandora’s new feature looks to not only improve the…

Spotify In 2015: “Our Fastest Subscriber Growth Ever”

Spotify claim that the second half of 2015 saw their best growth ever for paying subscribers. 2015 has been a landmark year for streaming with the first music industry growth for years, two massive new…

Copyright Royalty Board Just Increased Rates For Streaming Music

The Copyright Royalty Board have just released new webcasting rates for 2016 to 2020 for streaming services like Pandora. From January 2016 royalty rates for digital sound transmissions (music streaming to you and I) will…

Rdio Closing December 22nd, Allowing You To Transfer Your Music Collection

Rdio has confirmed it will shut down on December 22nd after it’s acquisition by Pandora, however Rdio are letting you download your music collection to import and view. After the news that Pandora would be…

Pandora Plan To Acquire Rdio and Shut It Down

Rdio have announced that Pandora intend to purchase Rdio¬†for their “innovative technology and critically-acclaimed design.” Rdio announced through their blog¬†that Pandora, one of the longest running and largest music streaming services in the world, intend…

SoundCloud Stops Sharing Data With Next Big Sound

Next Big Sound is a company providing analytic data for music online by analysing the popularity of artists through social networks, streaming services and radio. Next Big Sound was recently acquired by Pandora and this…

Rdio Launches Rdio Select: $3.99 Per Month With Ad-Free Radio, Unlimited Skips and Much More: Pandora One Killer

Rdio has launched Rdio Select. Rdio Select offers: $3.99 (US) Ad-free DMCA radio endless stations based on any artist, song, genre, label, and more, along with You FM, an individual’s own personalized station No back…