Google is now requiring hardware manufacturers to include YouTube Music as a preinstalled app on new Android 9 and 10 devices. Android 10 will likely not have Google Play Music preinstalled so it’s a safe bet that the reported sunsetting of Google Play Music is now underway.
Artists can now track real-time listener stats on the Spotify App. Artists can see who’s listening to their music, where they came from, and what similar artists they’re listening to. If you manage multiple Artists you can easily switch between them.
The new automated playlist is called Discovery Mix and it is designed to help subscribers find new music that matches their taste. Discovery Mix will come out every Wednesday and will feature 49 songs related to to subscribers listening history.
Amazon Music is now offering a new lossless tier called Amazon Music HD. Amazon will stream songs in the lossless FLAC file format in 16bit to 24 bit / 44.1kHz to 192kHz. This new tier competes directly with Tidal’s Hi-Fi tier, but at a lower price. Amazon is $14.99/month and Tidal is $19.99/month. Details can […]
Amazon announced two streaming tiers in Brazil. Amazon Music Unlimited with access to 50 million songs and Amazon Prime which adds access to 2 million ad-free on-demand songs to their Prime membership.
According to Android Central, Google’s YouTube Music has now expanded to 8 countries in the Middle East. They are Bahrain, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates. This expansion now makes YouTube Music available in over 70 countries worldwide.
According to news sources, Spotify has acquired SoundBetter. SoundBetter is a music production marketplace that connects musicians with Mixing and Mastering Engineers, Producers, Songwriters, and fellow musicians.
Spotify just announced that users will soon be able share music and podcasts with friends on Snapchat. The new integration will allow users who have the Snapchat app to share their favorite tracks, playlists, albums, and podcasts right to Snapchat for sharing with friends directly or posting to their Stories.
No need to launch an app. You can now access Apple Music directly from your web browser. Simply go to the new Apple Music web app and log in to your account. Apple now joins Spotify, Google Play Music, Amazon Music and others who have had web apps for some time now.
Music distribution company, Symphonic, has announced their new in-house label, sleev3s. Every sleev3s release will be partnered with a charitable organization who will receive a portion of the royalties from each stream. We’re thrilled to share news of our new in-house record label, sleev3s! 🙌 Each release presents a special opportunity for the label, artists, […]