Facebook launches Music Videos this weekend, connecting artists and fans like never before

Facebook is getting music videos this weekend so that social media users can listen to the latest from their favourite artists in their news feed and discover what their friends are listening to. Facebook has…

LiveXLive launch their new audio, video, podcast and live streaming app to smart TVs

The app is released in the US and Canada on Samsung TV, Apple TV, Roku and coming to Amazon Fire soon. With over 90 million consumers streaming their songs, shows and podcasts LiveXLive Media offers artists…

Headspace Plus is free for unemployed and health carers in the US

Get one year’s free Plus subscription to the mindfulness and meditation app Headspace. In the US for those currently unemployed and those working in public health, Headspace is offering one free year of Headspace Plus…

Spotify’s Baila Reggaeton playlist reaches 10 million followers

Seven years since it’s launch, Spotify’s playlist Baila Reggaeton hits 10 million followers. Reggaeton’s roots date back to the 1970s in Panama, then quickly spread to Colombia, Puerto Rico and the US. Reggae-dancehall fusion lead…

Nord Wave 2 Performance Synthesizer starts shipping in the UK

The Wave 2 is Nord’s latest powerful 4-part performance synthesizer. Combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable. Full details on the sythesizers capabilities can be found here. Nord Wave 2 has started shipping in…

TikTok’s US users up 5.6m in March month-on-month

For those doubting their influence in the social media landscape, a new report shows numbers to solidify TikTok as the largest social platform in the US. With the country largely in lockdown, a new report…

Disney+ hit 50 million subs in just five months

After launching last November in limited markets, video streaming service Disney+ has since expanded to over fifteen territories and signed up 50m subscribers. Disney+ announced they had 26.5 million subscribers at the end of 2019….

TikTok sees growth as countries go into lockdown

The video sharing app see impressive user and revenue growth as more and more residents around the world are being ordered to stay home. In the US, week-on-week downloads are up 18%. With 2 million…

Streaming made nearly 4/5ths of US recorded music revenues in 2019

Music in the US has made over $10 billion for the first time since 2007 and it’s nearly all thanks to streaming revenues. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) have released their year-end report…

Pandora’s grip on American music streaming to give way to Spotify in 2 years

Pandora have long been the favourites for online music in the US but eMarketer reckons their rein is coming to an end. Spotify are easily one of the world’s leading music streaming services with hundreds…