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Dan Rys / Billboard:
Tidal claims 3M paying global subs, with 1.35M on the hi-fidelity $20/month tier, and Kanye West's last album surpassed 250M streams within 10 days of debut   —  Tidal Claims Three Million Global Subscribers, Finally Releases Kanye's ‘Pablo’ Stream Numbers  —  The one-year anniversary …
Mar 29, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Andrew Flanagan / Billboard:
Kickstarter acquires its first company, Drip, a music streaming service and fan community for independent labels   —  Kickstarter Saves ‘Future Fan Club’ Drip on the Eve of Its Closure, Marking Its First Acquisition  —  EMAIL ME  —  In an email to Billboard from late January …
Mar 17, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Rhapsody's losses nearly doubled last year to $35.5M on revenue of $202M as costs of growth rose   —  Rhapsody's Losses Nearly Doubled Last Year to $35.5 Million  —  EMAIL ME  —  Rhapsody, operated under the Napster brand outside of the United States, is showing how difficult …
Mar 2, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Spotify sued for $150M over alleged unpaid royalties, proposed class exceeds 100 members   —  Spotify Hit With $150 Million Class Action Over Unpaid Royalties  —  EMAIL ME  —  Vocal artist rights advocate David Lowery brings a massive action against the largest streaming service.
Dec 29, 2015, 12:45 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Q&A with new Tidal CEO, former SoundCloud exec Jeff Toig, the startup's third CEO in under a year   —  Jay Z's Tidal Gets New CEO: Former SoundCloud Exec Takes the Streaming Reins  —  EMAIL ME  —  The former Muve Music and Soundcloud executive should be a steadying influence as Tidal's third CEO in less than a year.
Dec 2, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Ed Christman / Billboard:
Spotify removes thousands of songs from Victory Records' catalog amid royalties disputes   —  Publishers Said to Be Missing As Much as 25 Percent of Streaming Royalties  —  By some industry estimates, as much as 25 percent of mechanical royalties due publishers and songwriters are going unpaid …
Oct 21, 2015, 9:45 AMIn context
Andrew Flanagan / Billboard:
Aurous sued by Universal, Sony, and Warner for copyright infringement three days after launching its Popcorn Time-like streaming music service   —  Aurous Sued By the Majors Three Days After Debut  —  Well, that didn't take long.  After launching its alpha version this past Saturday following months …
Oct 13, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Deezer IPO filing shows firm spends 75%+ of revenue on rights holders, doesn't generate revenue from 40.2% of subscribers   —  Deezer's IPO Filing Shows Both Potential and Problems  —  The financial information in Deezer's filing for a public stock offering provides rare transparency …
Sep 26, 2015, 6:10 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
RIAA finds streaming revenues grow 23.2%, downloads fall 4%, vinyl sales grow 51.3%, in first half of 2015   —  Record Label Revenue Flat in First Half of 2015  —  Big gains in paid digital access and ad-supported streaming services kept things from going underwater.
Sep 22, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Glenn Peoples / Billboard:
Spotify's Found Them First lets you see which artists you listened to before they became popular, defined as having over 20M streams and 2,000% growth   —  Spotify's ‘Found Them First’ Puts a New Spin on Discovery Bragging Rights  —  Do you listen to bands before they're famous?  Are you a tastemaker?
Sep 10, 2015, 9:15 AMIn context

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