SiriusXM Q3 2020 results show Pandora’s monthly active users shrinking

US satellite radio broadcaster and owner of streaming platform Pandora report on their latest Q3 2020 earnings. The latest report published by SiriusXM is based on data between July and September 2020. The higlights show…

With the acquisition completed, Stitcher podcasts are now available on Pandora

With the deal between SiriusXM (owner of Pandora) and Stitcher now complete, Stitcher’s podcasts are now accessible via Pandora. With the SiriusXM and podcast platform Stitcher acquisition finalized, SiriusXM integrate Stitcher’s into their other media…

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…

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…

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…

Is this the worst cover of a Nirvana song ever?

Puddle of Mudd were kind enough to grace Sirius XM with a live session recently and amongst their own songs they did… this. To give them their props, the rest of the session is very…

SoundExchange hit $7 billion in payouts to artists

SoundExchange, responsible for handling royalties for services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances, hit a new milestone earlier this year. Last week SoundExchange shared some details regarding their Q1 2020 performance. $7bn paid to artists…

Music Giveaways: Great free apps, sample packs, and software for musicians during self-isolation

Whether it’s for some musical inspiration, the building blocks for your next big song, or just for some fun we have collected a bunch of great free stuff for musicians to discover. We could all…

What is SoundExchange & how do I collect extra royalties for my music?

Without wanting to sound like a PPI salesman, you may have unpaid royalties from services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances. Register with SoundExchange for free to check and collect. For those unaware, the…