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Dan Rys / Billboard:
Spotify removes R. Kelly and rapper XXXTentacion from the service's playlists, including-algorithmically generated ones, as part of new “hateful conduct” policy   —  YOUTUBE  —  Beginning today (May 10), Spotify users will no longer be able to find R. Kelly's music …
May 10, 2018, 5:59 PMIn context
Dan Rys / Billboard:
Amazon Music says it now has “tens of millions” of paid subscribers, with Amazon Music Unlimited subscriptions doubling in the past six months   —  Amazon Music tells Billboard it has “tens of millions” of paid customers, with Amazon Music Unlimited subscriptions having more than doubled …
Apr 3, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Melinda Newman / Billboard:
Apple launches Apple Music for Artists, a dashboard to provide musicians with insights into their fans' listening and purchasing habits, currently in beta   —  Today Apple launches Apple Music for Artists, a dashboard designed to provide acts with hundreds of data points giving deep analytical insight …
Jan 22, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Billboard:
Sources: Jimmy Iovine to leave Apple Music in August, a time believed to coincide with the full vesting of his Apple stock   —  His planned departure is likely timed to his shares fully vesting, sources tell Billboard.  —  Look for Jimmy Iovine to leave Apple Music in August.
Jan 4, 2018, 5:26 PMIn context
Hannah Karp / Billboard:
Interview with Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine, Zane Lowe, and Larry Jackson on how to continue to grow the service, as it tops 30M paying subscribers   —  From left: Zane Lowe, Larry Jackson and Jimmy Iovine photographed Sept. 18 at Apple Music's Beats 1 Studio in Los Angeles.
Sep 28, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Dave Brooks / Billboard:
Sources: Amazon is struggling to make inroads in US event ticketing industry due to incumbents like Ticketmaster, exclusive deals with venues, more   —  With little leverage besides its huge customer base, the online retail behemoth is finding that disrupting the U.S. ticketing market won't be as easy as throwing its weight around.
Aug 24, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Billboard:
Spotify says it has begun to remove white supremacist acts that were flagged three years ago as “hate bands” by the Southern Poverty Law Center   —  Spotify says it has removed an array of white-supremacist acts from its streaming service that had been flagged as racist “hate bands” …
Aug 16, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context
Marc Schneider / Billboard:
Warner Music Group acquires core assets of concert discovery platform Songkick, including website and app, but not ticketing functions   —  Warner Music Group has acquired many of the core assets of concert discovery platform Songkick, including its website and app, along with the trademark.
Jul 14, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Marc Schneider / Billboard:
Pandora winds down operations in Australia and New Zealand, the only territories where it operates outside of the US   —  Pandora is pulling the plug on Australia and New Zealand, the only international territories where it operates, in an effort to focus solely on the United States.
Jun 27, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Robert Levine / Billboard:
Spotify settles class action suit filed by a group of songwriters over mechanical rights, to set up $43.4M fund as compensation for unpaid royalties   —  Spotify has reached a settlement with a group of songwriters who had sued for copyright infringement, eliminating an potential complication …
May 27, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context

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