Taylor Swift is getting friendly with Spotify ahead of her new album, Lover. Times have changed.

In the lead-up to launch day, two former foes are getting remarkably cozy…
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A2IM Sets LA SynchUp For Day After Music Tectonics

UPDATED: A2IM is sponsoring its fifth annual SynchUp conference presented by Vydia on October 30th at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, California. Attendees will participate in programs focusing on digital capacity and synch licensing for independent music. The event includes workshops and networking with top indie record… Continue Reading

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Official: Subscription streaming revenue growth is slowing down in the UK

Is key global market showing very first signs of streaming saturation?
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71 Great Ways Of Rewarding Your Music Fan Subscribers

Once an artist has started selling fan subscriptions, it’s important to establish a rewards system which consistently gives back and keeps them engaged enough to stay subscribed. Some of these same rewards would also be great additions to a music crowdfunding campaign or just as thank-yous to any artists most… Continue Reading

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FRI. BRIEF: YouTube Shifts Copyright Claims • Counterfeit CDs On Amazon • Spotify vs iHeartRadio • More

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Spotify In Talks With Apple To Add Siri Voice Control

Spotify and Apple are in talks to add Siri voice control of the music streamer despite an antitrust complaint lodged by Spotify in the European Union against Apple earlier this year. Apple would let iPhone and Apple device users tell Siri to play songs, playlists, and albums on Spotify, according… Continue Reading

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Major Labels Earn $16K Every Second From Streaming, But Will It Last?

Major labels are now pulling down over $16,000 per second in streaming which, while an impressive number, is somewhat tempered by the fact that the growth of streaming itself seems to be slowing down. ______________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Yes, you read the headline right. The… Continue Reading

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Apple Music vs Spotify In One Easy Infographic

Spotify and Apple Music are the two biggest players in music streaming. But how do they compare in size, availability, cost, features and more? This infographic provides some answers. via SetApp Continue Reading

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Are Merch Sales More Important Than Song Streams?

While streaming is the new normal for music consumption, the income that many artists receive from it is far less than needed to sustain a career. But, as some artists have learned, merch sales, remain an excellent way to net much larger profits. _____________________________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of… Continue Reading

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