This week, Apple just bought Primephonic, the popular streaming platform that specializes in classical music, and they have big plans in store for the service.
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We're back and we finally got Cardi B's long anticipated debut album. We discuss our thoughts about the project and whether or not we believe it lived up to the immense hype and talk whether Nicki Minaj was being petty for starting her rollout right after it's release. We also talk about Apple Music removing the ability to download music and the increasing hold streaming services are having on people, if we think Coachella has become too mainstream and started to plateau, and our first 5 star album ratings of 2018 from Young Fathers, The Weeknd, and Saba - among other things.
MusicMatch allows music lovers to open shared song links in either Spotify or Apple Music regardless of where the song was shared from, solving an annoyance for many people.
Apple will be dropping its iconic iTunes platform in favor of fresh new purpose-specific contenders in the near future.
IFPI, just released its annual report, which shows that, worldwide, the industry has grown by 9.7% in 2018 compared to 2017.
All selected artists will be showcased across the platform and will be featured on a companion Africa Rising playlist. The first featured artist is already known, and it will be Nigerian singer-songwriter Omah Lay.
According to reports, Amazon is preparing to enter the music streaming race with an ad-supported free music service that would be voice-activated through Amazon’s Echo speakers.
His strong reaction came after a debate in the British Parliament, following the DCMS Committee's much-publicized investigation into streaming royalties.
Some of the biggest names among British musicians have sent an open letter, as well as a petition, both addressed to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, demanding reform in music streaming.
The social listening app Vertigo has just launched a new feature where artists and fans can listen, interact, and bond over streaming tracks and live audio/video.
Streaming platforms are notoriously reluctant to reveal their royalty payout schemes but it appears that Apple Music leads the pack with the highest rates.