Post Tagged with: "Spotify"

Bop.fm Connecting Music Services to Make Music Shareable
/ December 9, 2013 2:54 pm
Bop.fm Connecting Music Services to Make Music Shareable

Hypebot reports that Bop.fm released the beta version of its service this week. The company offers playlists that stream songs from various services, which include YouTube, SoundCloud, Rdio and Spotify. Bop.fm allows users to access these sources whenever they want. With Bop.fm, music enthusiasts can now enjoy seamless music without having to worry about licensing and geographic boundaries. Bop.fm also provides a player for web publishers, and is currently used on Rap Genius. . Read More

Spotify to Launch Mobile Music Service
/ December 6, 2013 2:39 pm
Spotify to Launch Mobile Music Service

AllThingsD reports that the popular music streaming service, Spotify, is now planning to provide a free ad-supported music service for mobile devices. The new Spotify AB free music streaming service will be available on mobile devices, and will be supported by advertisements. The company has reached licensing deals with all three global major music labels. Read More

Spotify Offering Free Analytics for Artists, Concert Ticketing and Merch Sales
/ December 4, 2013 12:45 pm
Spotify Offering Free Analytics for Artists, Concert Ticketing and Merch Sales

Hypebot reports that the popular music streaming service Spotify is offering additional services to its subscribing artists, including free analytics to the artists. The analytics service will be powered by Next Big Sound. To help boost ticket sales, it has added ticketing sales to Songkick’s concert listings. It is also planning to merge sales using Topspin. . Read More

MusiXmatch to Target Karaoke Market with Launch of MusiXmatch Mic
/ December 2, 2013 3:56 pm
MusiXmatch to Target Karaoke Market with Launch of MusiXmatch Mic

TechCrunch reports that MusiXmatch is targeting the karaoke market with the launch of its new app, MusiXmatch Mic. MusiXmatch is the largest database of song lyrics, and the creator of the lyric finder apps for mobile. . Read More

Soundrop Introduces Social Listening Rooms to Deezer
/ November 26, 2013 3:14 pm
Soundrop Introduces Social Listening Rooms to Deezer

Hypebot reports that Soundrop is making its cross-platform listening rooms available on Deezer. Soundrop first released its social listening rooms as a Spotify app in 2011, and since then has launched on the web, mobile and Facebook. Read More

Deezer Planning U.S. Launch
/ November 22, 2013 5:11 pm
Deezer Planning U.S. Launch

Hypebot reports that Deezer's music streaming service will soon be available in U.S. “2014 will be an American year for us,” stated Daniel Marhely, Co-founder, while talking to LaFigaro, a French newspaper. He denied rumors of the company’s acquisition by Microsoft. Deezer has been able to signup 5 million paid subscribers. Currently, it claims to offer 30 million music tracks available to its subscribers. The music streaming service is already popular in regions outside the U.S. . Read More

Spotify Lands $250 Million at $4 Billion Valuation
/ November 22, 2013 12:11 pm
Spotify Lands $250 Million at $4 Billion Valuation

Spotify, the Sweden-based streaming music service, has raised $250 million in new funding at a valuation of more than $4 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. Silicon Valley venture capital firm Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) was the lead investor, according to the publication, which cited multiple unnamed sources familiar with the deal. The funding is expected to help Spotify -- which counts Pandora as its chief competitor -- expand its global presence in several countries, including Japan. Read More

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