7digital secured £500k loan, keeping the company afloat

After a shaky 2019 and recently suffering markets, London-based company 7digital have been handed a lifeline to help them continue operations. The unnamed lender has handed over a £500,000 ($643k) 12 month loan, with interest…

Spotify team up with Resident Advisor to send listeners to gigs

Spotify are looking to drive support for local venues and send listeners to more gigs with Resident Advisors help. Spotify are one of the largest digital music platforms in the world and Resident Advisor are…

KKBOX will predict the next big hits using Microsoft’s AI tech

KKBox’s partnership with Microsoft is going to give the Taiwanese music streaming service some interesting new, AI-based features. Last month Microsoft Taiwan and KKBOX Group, one of Asia’s biggest tech companies, jointly announced a global…

Spotify Premium coming free with AT&T plans

Spotify have teamed up with the biggest cell phone provider in the US to bring un-interrupted music streaming to the masses. This week Spotify announced a new partnership with AT&T to bring Spotify Premium to…

LiveXLive & iHeartMedia join forces to stream the best in live music

A multi-year agreement will see iHeartMedia and LiveXLive combine their livestreaming and online radio businesses. iHeartMedia are purveyors of one of the biggest collections of radio stations online through iHeartRadio. They have teamed up with…

Samsung Galaxy owners are getting free YouTube Premium subscriptions

Samsung owners may get Spotify pre-loaded but Galaxy devices are getting YouTube and Google Play music ad-free. YouTube Premium gives it’s subscribers an advert-free experience of it’s giant video site as well as on it’s…

Pandora and SiriusXM’s partnership has made a music powerhourse

SiriusXM and Pandora have joined together to become the largest audio entertainment company in the world. On the 1st February SiriusXM completed their acquisition of Pandora, a deal agreed in September and approved in November….

YouTube brings Coachella to the whole world again this year

Coachella is one of the biggest music festivals in the world but there’s still thousands of people left wishing they could go every year – So YouTube are bringing it to everyone. YouTube have confirmed…

Apple look to invest in iHeartMedia for Apple Music promo

Apple are looking to put money into iHeartMedia so that they can get broadcast radio promotion for Apple Music and Beats 1. Apple apparently consider themselves an under-recognised brand as a new report claims that…

Apple Music gets detailed lyrics with Genius.com partnership

Apple Music have won over music lyric and meanings site Genius to become their official music streaming partner over Spotify and others. Genius, formerly Rap Genius, is a massive lyrics database that takes a deep…