Google to host audio ads tool for publishers on Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia

Google to support audio ads for publishers to advertise on streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia. Google Ad Manager are adding audio ads for ad-supported music services such as Spotify Free. This allows…

Pandora and SiriusXM’s brand new chart brings all the hottest new music into one place

Pandora and Sirius XM are teaming up to bring the latest and greatest new music in a place that makes it simple for listeners to tune in. Pandora’s new Top Thumb Hundred chart and playlists…

Pandora are launching Interactive Voice Ads beta

Want to hear more of the Pandora ad? Just reply “Yes” to your phone. Interactive Voice Ads are now launching in beta. In April last year, Pandora showed interest in the idea of interacting with…

How to get your music on Pandora for free

Get your music on the top streaming services such as Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and YouTube Music and more for free today. Owned by SiriusXM, music streaming and online radio platform Pandora plays…

SiriusXM confirm acquisition of podcast platform Stitcher for $325m

After reports last week from the Wall Street Journal, SiriusXM confirm a deal with Stitcher for $25m more than initially expected. Originally owned by Deezer, Stitcher was sold to E.W Scripps in 2016 for $4.5m….

SiriusXM to buy Stitcher for 67x more than Deezer sold it for in 2016

Satellite radio broadcaster SiriusXM are set to buy podcast app Stitcher for approximately $300m, after it was sold to E.W Scripps by Deezer for $4.5m in 2016. Stitcher provide over 100,000 audio news, sports and…

Pandora launches a station to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community

Qmunity is a new station from Pandora to recognize the LGBTQIA+ community and celebrate the Future of Pride. Qmunity sponsored by Xfinity, showcases artist breaking boundaries, building bridges, fighting injustice and amplifiying love with their…

Pandora for Podcasters launch new analytics features

Pandora for Podcasters have released a set of new insight tools for creators to see who and where people are listening. In another step to mark their spot as the go to place for creators…

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…

Free Pandora alternatives outside of the US

When Pandora launched in 2000, it was unique in its offering of personalized radio experiences to US users. Since then many streamers offer similar features and are available worldwide. Pandora offers personalized internet radio stations,…