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Cherie Hu / Billboard:
MusicWatch: paid music streaming subscribers surpass 50M in US, nearly doubling since end of 2016, with ~20M separate users sharing but not paying for access   —  An estimated 51 million people in the U.S. are now paying monthly subscriptions for music streaming services …
Sep 16, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Monica Mercuri / Billboard:
Bytedance merges lip sync app Musical.ly, which it bought in November 2017, into its Tik Tok app, which has a new interface for easier video capture and editing   —  Musical.ly's new owner decides to nix the name and migrate the app's 100 million monthly active users to TikTok.
Aug 2, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context
Hannah Karp / Billboard:
Sources: Spotify offers several hundred thousand dollar advances and 50/50 per stream revenue share to music managers and indie acts for direct licensing   —  Spotify has offered advances to a number of managers and indie acts in exchange for licensing their music directly to the streaming service, sources tell Billboard.
Jun 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Dan Rys / Billboard:
Spotify updates its hateful content and conduct policy, says it will no longer use the provision that led to removal of R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from playlists   —  Three weeks after Spotify announced a new policy regarding hate content and hateful conduct on its service …
Jun 1, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
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

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