Post Tagged with: "Music"

I’m pretty sure I hate Jay Z’s music streaming service. Here’s why.
/ March 31, 2015 12:38 pm
I’m pretty sure I hate Jay Z’s music streaming service. Here’s why.

VentureBeat reports "This afternoon Jay Z held a press conference officially relaunching Tidal, the subscription music streaming service he recently acquired for $56 million." . Read More

4 things we learned about the music-streaming industry
/ March 30, 2015 12:45 pm
4 things we learned about the music-streaming industry

Digiday reports "The audio landscape is maturing, with listenership growing alongside advertisers’ hopes for the medium. Late last week, executives from Pandora, Spotify and Triton Digital gathered for a panel at MediaOcean’s Manhattan office to discuss progress, frustrations and opportunities in the music-streaming industry." . Read More

Ethan Kaplan Joins Gracenote as General Manager of Music
/ March 25, 2015 10:07 am
Ethan Kaplan Joins Gracenote as General Manager of Music

Gracenote, a Tribune Media company (NYSE:TRCO), today announced that Ethan Kaplan has joined the company as its senior vice president and general manager of Music. Kaplan will set the strategic direction for the company’s Music business, develop next generation music solutions and work with Gracenote customers to integrate its data and technology into emerging music platforms and services. . Read More

I want my Kik: MTV embraces the ‘post-website’ publishing era
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
I want my Kik: MTV embraces the ‘post-website’ publishing era

Digiday reports "'I Kik my MTV' just doesn’t have quite the right ring to it. But the network launched an account on messaging app Kik last Wednesday in the hopes of building — and eventually monetizing — its presence on the platform." . Read More

YouTube for Artists launches to help musicians grow their audience
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
YouTube for Artists launches to help musicians grow their audience

VentureBeat reports "Today video platform YouTube is launching YouTube Artists, a website featuring videos and promotional tools to help musicians identify and grow their audience." . Read More

YouTube Announces 2015 YouTube Music Award Recipients
/ March 2, 2015 11:47 am
YouTube Announces 2015 YouTube Music Award Recipients

Hypebot reports: "YouTube is thanking artists who have shown significant growth in viewership and engagement by honoring them with aYouTube Music Award (YTMA). YTMA recipients were selected by the fans, as award criteria was based on collective interaction over the last six months.". Read More

Why agencies are bullish on Spotify
/ March 2, 2015 10:35 am
Why agencies are bullish on Spotify

Digiday reports: "Spotify has won the hearts — and marketing dollars — of digital agencies" According to the report, the company says it has grown to more than 60 million monthly active users, 15 million of whom are paying subscribers and 45 million free users. Read More

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