Digital radio is super popular accounting for almost 50% of radio listening

As we see streaming take over music all around the world radio is going digital as well, confirms a new study. RAJAR have revealed their latest data, comparing Q2 2017 to Q2 2016 and showing…

BBC step up to replace Glastonbury as the festival takes a hiatus

The BBC are stepping up to fill the Glastonbury-shaped hole in 2018 as the festival takes a break for fallow. Glastonbury announced earlier this year that they would be taking a break for a year…

Pandora add even more promotional tools for indie artists on AMP

Pandora have enhanced their AMP platform with a bunch of new features to help promote artists and customise their profiles. Pandora have a bunch of tools to help artists get their name out there, particularly…

Hackers attack 8tracks spreading millions of accounts’ details

The popular radio and playlist streaming site 8tracks has been hacked loosing details of roughly 18 million accounts onto the Dark Web. 8track users will have to be careful in the coming weeks as the…

Pandora’s CEO is confirmed leaving taking the CMO and President with him

Recent rumours have been confirmed as Tim Westergren is leaving Pandora, the music streaming service he helped to found. Rumours spread earlier this week that Pandora’s CEO Tim Westergren will be leaving his place at the…

Google Play Music gets a Discover Weekly-type feature at long last

Google have introduced their own version of Spotify’s massively popular Discover Weekly playlist, exclusive for Samsung Galaxy S8. In April Samsung released their new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone. Last month Samsung made Google Play Music…

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…

Vox are going miniature with tiny new amps and radios

Vox are scaling down, on size not quality, revealing a bunch of new speakers that are small enough to stash in your bag and still powerful enough to melt some faces. Vox have announced 3…

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…

SiriusXM just spent over $100m to buy car tech-makers Automatic

American internet and satellite radio broadcasters Sirius XM have bought Automatic, the “connected” car company in a giant $100 million deal. SiriusXM aren’t strangers to having their products in cars, being in charge of radio…