Post Tagged with: "streaming"

by / on May 13, 2016 at 1:29 pm / in Music Charts

Start backing up your hard drives, Apple might kill iTunes music downloads by 2018

With music sales dwindling and streaming services being adopted at an increasing rate, Apple is reportedly considering killing off iTunes music downloads altogether.

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by / on February 5, 2016 at 5:05 pm / in Music Charts

Streaming services now included in RIAA’s Gold, Platinum and Multi Platinum Awards;

With the way that consumers listen to music taking a rapid shift towards streaming in recent years, the Recording Industry Association of America has announced a new set of rules that mean that streamed songs are now included when doling out Gold and Platinum certifications for albums.

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by / on August 7, 2015 at 2:15 pm / in News

Apple Music has attracted more than 11 million members during trial period

Apple has confirmed that its new streaming service has attracted more than 11 million members during its free trial period just one month after launching. The three month trial period was rolled out when Apple Music launched on June 30. Nearly 2 million people opted for the free trial family plan which allows up to six family members to use […]

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by / on May 14, 2015 at 1:10 am / in Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Warner Music Group just made more money from streaming than downloads for the first time ever

A report from Warner has highlighted how quickly the public have embraced music streaming services, with streaming revenue surpassing revenue from selling downloads for the fist time.

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by / on March 18, 2015 at 3:43 pm / in Digital & Mobile, News

Why Apple Will Dominate The Market With Their New Music Streaming Service

   The way we consume music is changing. Across the course of three decades the music industry has seen a shift from cassettes to CDs to digital downloads and now, increasingly, we’re having our music streamed to us either through our computers or other digital devices. And, like they have done in the personal computer, smartphone and tablet markets, Apple is set […]

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by / on May 24, 2013 at 5:15 pm / in Digital & Mobile

Beatport gets Spotify connectivity…kinda.

Programmer Roy Iacob has taken it upon himself to bring Spotify and established electronica/beatmaking portal Beatport together through his new website Beatport 2 Spotify. Read more.

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm / in Music Charts, Playlists

Top 30 Asia Radio Now Streaming on Deezer

Discover our brand new Top 30 Asia radio station, as curated by you.

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by / on May 20, 2013 at 8:37 am / in News

The Flipside: Should We Give Up on Consumers of Developing Countries Paying for Music? – Spotify

Sriram Krishnan from online music streaming service, Spotify discusses.

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by / on May 17, 2013 at 1:47 pm / in Music Charts

Top 30 Asia: The Launch of Asia’s First Digital Music Charts

Documenting Southeast Asia’s most downloaded and streamed music.

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by / on February 7, 2013 at 6:50 pm / in Music Business

Big news today for the music industry.

To begin with, the Australian Recording Industry Association has reported a 4% increase of the recorded music sales (value) for 2012 in the country. It is the first time since the drastic drop between 2009 and 2010 (-14%) that the trend shows a notable positive evolution. The digital sales took a tally of 46,3% of the global music sales (vs. 27,2% […]

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by / on January 30, 2013 at 6:29 pm / in Digital, Digital & Mobile

Deezer ventures to 22 new territories: Middle East, Asia, Africa, Brazil

Global music subscription service Deezer has announced its launch in 22 new countries including the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong, in Asia.

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by / on October 11, 2012 at 7:35 pm / in Digital & Mobile

160 countries live, New user experience: Welcome to Deezer’s world

Deezer, the streaming service newly-launched in Southeast Asia, has just announced a US$130M funding yesterday. Read what their plans for the region are!

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by / on September 26, 2011 at 4:51 pm / in Digital, Music Business

Gently down the stream: Why free music streaming isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

If my mother taught me nothing else, it’s that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Music is no exception; since the dawn of Napster (and all the other trendy downloading and torrent-based sites that have justifiably been closed down), greedy music-mongers have been desperately searching for an alternative method of gaining access to their favorite tunes, without the […]

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