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  Music sales rose by more than seven-percent in 2020 as more people turned to streaming services during the coronavirus pandemic. Music nonprofit IFPI said in its annual report that the global music market grew for the sixth consecutive year. The report says sales were driven by a nearly 19-percent increase in paid subscription streaming […]

Despite supporting Blackout Tuesday, Spotify’s services will not go entirely dark today. Posting to it’s blog Monday, the streaming service said it stands with the Black Community and the fight against racism and injustice, but only certain channels, podcasts, and playlists will go dark. The company will, however, match donations made by employees to organizations […]

A women’s rights group is asking Spotify to remove music from a handful of artists, including Eminem, Chris Brown, and Nelly.  It comes after the music streaming service removed R. Kelly and XXXTentacion as part of a new conduct policy. The organization Ultraviolet sent a letter to the music streaming service today asking Spotify to […]

Streamers of Hulu and Spotify there’s good news. They are now offering a subscription bundle. The companies announced Wednesday customers can use both streaming services for 12 dollars-and-99 cents a month.  Separately, Hulu is seven dollars and 99 cents and Spotify Premium is nine dollars and 99 cents.  The new plan is available now for current […]

Spotify released its annual Year in Music results yesterday (December 1). According to reports on Billboard, Drake was the most streamed artist in the world in 2015 with…

Put away your trusty summer playlist -- the White House just released two, one for day and one for night, hand-picked by President Obama.

Prince just keeps the good news coming. Last week, he announced that he has an album with his band 3RDEYEGIRL in the works, and now he’s debuting…

  When Jay Z submitted a $56 million bid to acquire Swedish streaming service Aspiro earlier this year, it wasn’t clear exactly what his plans…

Rihanna is the world’s top streamed woman based on Spotify data analysis, according to The Hollywood Reporter. That’s a global statistic, but the numbers are different…

When Taylor Swift scrubbed Spotify of her music, claiming artists weren’t getting paid properly, we gave her a little side-eye. (We secretly listen to “Shake…