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How to compete in the massive music market

Spotify is undeniably a juggernaut in the music industry with over 140 million active users and 60 million subscribers across 61 markets. The service offers over 30 million songs and 2 billion playlists to its millions of users so there will always be something to listen to (Spotify press, n.d.). 687 more words

ATTENTION ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS! Spotify and Hulu partner for $4.99 a month

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Listen to your music, commercial free… On your own time? 520 more words

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Issue #245: The First-Ever Digital Single; Spotify's iMessage App; LiveXLive Acquires Slacker Radio


The History of the Music Industry's First-Ever Digital Single, 20 Years After Its Releasewww.billboard.com
In September 1997, Capitol Records made history by releasing Duran Duran’s “Electric Barbarella” on the internet as the first-ever digital single, heralding a massive shift in how the music industry operates. 326 more words

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Apple Just Made A Big Change to iTunes

Apple iTunes is getting back to its roots.

The consumer technology giant made an update this week to its popular iTunes media player and online store that removes the ability for users to download apps through the service. 205 more words

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A Quick Guide to Apple Music, Spotify, and More Top Music Streaming Services

French music streaming company Deezer is attempting to carve out a niche for itself in a global industry dominated by the likes of Spotify and Apple. 730 more words

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On the Importance of Supporting Creative Work With More than "Exposure"

I wrote a Facebook post last night about supporting creative workers, but it really wasn’t enough.

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I used David Crosby as an example because he was talking to his followers on Twitter about royalties from places like Youtube and Sirius Radio and Spotify and so on, and pointing out that the returns on a career in music are – well, they aren’t good. 517 more words

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