You can now buy makeup on Spotify, yes – makeup

Spotify have explored a lot of different areas with their music streaming service, but makeup is one we did NOT see coming. Singer Maggie Lindemann is making use of her Merch section on Spotify offering a first-of-it’s…

How Musical.ly are making $800m from teens lip-syncing to music

Musical.ly are looking to sell their app which in the space of 3 years has gone from a platform to share yourself lip syncing to an asset worth hundreds-of-millions. If you wanted to become a…

Ricall’s valuable assets for sale after the music licenser liquidates

UK music licensing company, Ricall, have fallen into liquidation meaning that their major assets in music, film and TV are up for grabs. Since it launched in 1998 Ricall has been licensing music for use…

Rolling Stone magazine up for sale just before 50th anniversary

The iconic music magazine Rolling Stone is going to the highest bidder after the founder decides to sell to someone with “lots of money”. Just before Rolling Stone hits its 50th anniversary mark the massively…

SONGS, publisher behind Lorde, The Weeknd & more up for $160m+ sale

The independent music publisher SONGS is going up for sale, with the majors like Warner, Sony and Universal likely keeping their eyes peeled. SONGS music publishing are responsible for some of the world’s biggest artists…

SoundCloud plan to get rid of founder CEO Alex Ljung

In light of a troublesome few months for SoundCloud their investors reportedly want to get rid of CEO Alex Ljung, the original founder. SoundCloud have had a troublesome time lately with reports circulating that they…

Pandora just lost $250m selling Ticketfly event ticketing to Eventbrite but could spell partnership

Shortly following a giant $480 million investment from Sirius XM, Pandora have sold on ticketing company Ticketfly for a massive loss. Ticketfly’s ticketing business has been sold on to Eventbrite, a much larger company cut…

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…

Apple buy assets and employees from Cloud music provider Omnifone

Apple were rumoured to be buying Omnifone back in July and although they may not have bought the platform they’ve taken some of their tech and talent. Omnifone have provided backend management for major music…

SpinMedia sale leaves uncertain future for Stereogum, Spin, Vibe and others

SpinMedia, previously Buzz Media, have finally stopped struggling to stay afloat – because they’re for sale. SpinMedia are the company behind a large collection of music and celeb websites, such a large collection in fact…