SiriusXM acquires podcasting company Simplecast

Radio online broadcaster SiriusXM are jumping on the rapidly expanding podcast train with its purchase of Simplecast. Simplecast provide independent and enterprise creators with tools to publish, monetize and gain insight for their podcasts. Announced…

Apple Music are launching their first African Radio show

This weekend Apple debuts it’s first ever Radio Show in Africa with Nigerian DJ Cuppy leading the weekly show. This Sunday, May 31st, Apple Music are launching a brand new radio show: ‘Africa Now’. The…

TikTok Radio brings the hottest trending songs together

Listen to all the biggest trending songs on TikTok with a one-stop stream now playing on Resso. One of the things people love most about TikTok is how musical it is. With over a billion…

Napster power brand new radio-like streams on Sonos

Sonos have launched a new music powered experience to play through their smart speakers. Today Sonos and Napster launch their new linear, ad-funded webcast on Sonos apps in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK,…

SiriusXM Premier Streaming Service is now free until May 15th

In a move to help curb coronavirus and get people to stay-at-home, SiriusXM are following other digital platforms in offering free content. SiriusXM Premier gives you full access to all of SiriusXM’s premium channels. This…

Spotify pinch from KROQ for new head of North American Programming

Spotify have enlisted a long-standing staple of LA’s famous radio station to lead their original programming for North America.  Dubbed by some as a ‘radio legend’ Kevin Weatherly has certainly had his impact on one…

SoundCloud just got investment from SiriusXM the owners of Pandora

SoundCloud have just gained some very interesting investment of $75 million from the owners of music streaming service Pandora. SoundCloud have long been a paragon of their own independence and that of artists. Standing on…

How Pandora stacks up against the competition in 2020

5-10 years ago Pandora was the go to option for those after a unique radio experience. With Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube growing massively in the last five years, is Pandora still a viable options…

SiriusXM’s annual revenues up 35% in 2019

SiriusXM posted its 2019 earnings, showing significant growth over last year, since the acquisition of Pandora. Operating and financial results show revenue of $2.1 billion and $7.8 billion respectively, increasing 38% and 35% over the…

Grand Theft Auto V gets a new radio station hosted by Danny Brown

Rapper Danny Brown is getting a radio station in Grand Theft Auto V full of UK rappers and exclusive new songs. This month, Grand Theft Auto V adds iFruit Radio to their in-game radio roster…