What’s New: Comes With Fries Industry Update

What’s New: Comes With Fries Industry Update

Spotify introduces analytics tool for music publishers After the success of its Spotify for Artists platform, the streaming service has launched in beta Spotify Publishing Analytics. Hailed by the company as an industry-first, it provides publishers with daily streaming figures for their writers’ recordings and lets them track playlist traffic and view individual data for […]

Your Weekly Digital News

Your Weekly Digital News

Spotify has reportedly made direct deals with independent artists The streaming service’s latest move has reportedly unsettled major record labels. After reports originally surfaced in June that Spotify had plans to make licensing deals with independent musical acts and their managers, a new New York Times article says that the streaming service has struck direct deals with artists […]

Your Weekly Playlist News Update [18 July 2018]

Your Weekly Playlist News Update [18 July 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 18 July 2018] Australia Wants to Impose ‘Culture Quotas’ on Streaming Music Services Digital Music News reports that quotas, according to APRA AMCOS and SPA, will help develop local Australian artists.  But why are they forcing streaming services to spend money to do it? Australia’s music, TV, and film […]

Your weekly playlist news update [26 June 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [26 June 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 26 June 2018] J. Balvin is the most streamed Spotify artist in world, topples Drake According to The Music Network, Spotify has announced that Colombian reggaeton starJ. Balvin is now the most streamed artist in the world on their platform. The 33-year-old has toppled Drake in that position. Balvin […]

Your weekly playlist news update [11 June 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [11 June 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 11 June 2018] Spotify’s market cap passes US$30bn following news of non-exclusive license deals TIO reports that the streaming giant’s share price on the New York Stock Exchange has climbed to an all-time high, pushing its market cap to more than US$30 billion for the first time. It’s possibly […]

Your weekly playlist news update [18 April 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [18 April 2018]

Your weekly playlist news update [Published 18 April 2018]   Apple Music’s head of hip-hop goes to Spotify According to Variety, Spotify has recently poached Carl Chery, Apple Music’s Head of Artist Curation for hip-hop and R&B programming. Chery is best known for securing Apple Music exclusives from Chance the Rapper, including the Grammy-winning album […]