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Streaming Is the Only Relevant Music Option

Streaming is the only relevant music medium, and even Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan have figured that out. During the first six months of 2014, Nielsen Soundscan found that on-demand streams through both audio and video services like YouTube, Vimeo, Spotify and recent Apple acquisition Beats Music are up 42% from the period last year. 44 more words

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5 Seconds of Summer debut album tops Billboard 200 chart


Australian pop rock group 5 Seconds of Summer scored one of the year’s biggest debuts on the weekly Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday, cementing its status as the latest boy band to conquer the United States. 232 more words

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Let's Get Physical

Usually on TunesDay we talk about a song and that’s the title of the post.

Today, however, we won’t be examining any old Olivia Newton-John… 531 more words


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Chimpanzees now found to have an ear for music

study conducted by Emory University professors found that the primates prefer certain music (Indian ragas and Akan music from West Africa) to silence. 128 more words

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