Apple launch trailer for Puff Daddy & Bad Boy Records documentary

Apple aren’t holding back on their move into videos releasing a trailer for another upcoming documentary featuring Puff Daddy coming to Apple Music. Apple Music’s upcoming documentary, one of many, will follow the rise of…

Certain albums on Spotify will be Premium-exclusive after Universal Music Group deal

Spotify have agreed to a deal that will┬ámake certain new albums exclusive to Premium users 2 weeks before free listeners get a chance to hear it. After lengthy discussions between Spotify and labels, the streaming…

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek named the most powerful person in the music business beating out major label CEOs

Spotify’s top man Daniel Ek has been named as the most powerful person in the music industry by Billboard, taking the place of Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge. Music magazine Billboard have updated their Power…

Despite “advanced talks” Spotify aren’t buying SoundCloud now

Earlier this year in September rumours circulated that Spotify might buy up SoundCloud’s open digital music platform, but┬ádiscussions have now reportedly been closed. In September reports suggested that Spotify were in talks with SoundCloud for…

Prince William knights Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge

In a “recognition of British music’s significance to the UK” Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO of UMG, has been knighted by Prince William. Yesterday Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted London-born Lucian Grainge during…