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Discovery on Spotify: What it Means for Artists

Discovery on Spotify: What it Means for Artists | Digital Music | Scoop.it
At Spotify, our approach to helping you grow your fanbase is unique. We employ a special blend of human and machine curation to match your music with the perfect set of Spotify listeners. With over …
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Spotify's Discover Weekly reaches 40 million users and 5 billion tracks streamed

Spotify's Discover Weekly reaches 40 million users and 5 billion tracks streamed | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Every Monday morning, a freshly created selection of around 30 tracks arrives for each of Spotify's more than 100 million users. The offering is called Discover Weekly, and it has cracked th
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Spotify revenues topped $2bn last year as losses hit $194m - Music Business Worldwide

Spotify revenues topped $2bn last year as losses hit $194m - Music Business Worldwide | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Payouts to the music business grew 85% to $1.8bn
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Drake Tops Justin Bieber as Most-Streamed Artist on Spotify, Company's Playlists Hit a Billion Weekly Streams

Drake Tops Justin Bieber as Most-Streamed Artist on Spotify, Company's Playlists Hit a Billion Weekly Streams | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Dozens of sites touted the numbers from an independent analytics website -- which Spotify confirmed to Billboard this morning.
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3 façons dont Spotify utilise les données de ses utilisateurs pour faire sa pub | Petit Web

3 façons dont Spotify utilise les données de ses utilisateurs pour faire sa pub | Petit Web | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Qui ? Tim Grimsditch, Director Global Product & Performance Marketing, Spotify. Quoi ? 3 exemples d'usage créatif des données d'écoute des 83 millions
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TIDAL Has Gained 1.2 Million Users After Beyoncé's LEMONADE Exclusive

TIDAL Has Gained 1.2 Million Users After Beyoncé's LEMONADE Exclusive | Digital Music | Scoop.it
TIDAL Has Gained 1.2 Million Users From Beyoncé Exclusive
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How Music Taste Evolved

How Music Taste Evolved | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Every top 5 song, from 1958 - 2016, so we can stop arguing about when music was still good
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Irving Azoff claims YouTube is "the root of the problem"

Irving Azoff claims YouTube is "the root of the problem" | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Azoff issues open letter on re/code
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Apple Music slashes subscription price by 50% for students - Music Business Worldwide

Apple Music slashes subscription price by 50% for students - Music Business Worldwide | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Those enrolled in university get up to four years at 50% off
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Streaming now top recorded revenue source for Warner Music

Streaming now top recorded revenue source for Warner Music | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Warner Music Group has announced a new milestone this afternoon: streaming is now the largest source of revenue for its recorded music business.
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Drake's Apple exclusive sets Views on a record week

Drake's Apple exclusive sets Views on a record week | Digital Music | Scoop.it
LP sells over 822,000 units in the US
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Spotify Discover Weekly playlists have streamed nearly 5bn tracks

Spotify Discover Weekly playlists have streamed nearly 5bn tracks | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Spotify launched Discover Weekly in July 2015 as an algorithm-powered weekly playlist tuned to the tastes of each individual listener.
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Streaming now represents 27% of album 'sales' in the UK market - Music Business Worldwide

Streaming now represents 27% of album 'sales' in the UK market - Music Business Worldwide | Digital Music | Scoop.it
And streaming now counts for two-thirds of all singles 'sales'
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'Music Isn't a Commodity': Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper on That Streaming Milestone, the 'Value Grab'

'Music Isn't a Commodity': Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper on That Streaming Milestone, the 'Value Grab' | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Billboard caught up with CEO Stephen Cooper for an indepth chat on the group's digital strategy, the shape of its global business and the commoditization of music.
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Online video 'value gap' severely damages streaming payouts in France - Music Business Worldwide

Online video 'value gap' severely damages streaming payouts in France - Music Business Worldwide | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Video services claim 65% of plays, but pay just 10% of cash to artists and labels
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Facebook working with WMG on ’Slideshows’ music feature

Facebook is licensing tracks from Warner Music Group. But before you (or we) get too excited, it’s important to stress that the deal is for a specific use.
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Exclusive albums are the new normal

Exclusive albums are the new normal | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Up until a few months ago, albums from major acts were released wide — to the most outlets possible for the biggest impact — and it worked out fine for most artists. But as album sales continu
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Comment SoundCloud veut séduire la France avec son offre payante

La plateforme lance aujourd'hui son offre payante en France. Interview d'Alexander Ljung, cofondateur de SoundCloud.
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Spotify says growth has quickened since Apple Music's launch

Spotify says growth has quickened since Apple Music's launch | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Music streaming service Spotify has seen a faster pace of growth since the launch in June last year of rival Apple Music (AAPL.O), a top executive said on Monday.
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7 ways to fix the mess that is Apple Music

Apple Music isn't broken beyond repair. Here's how Apple can fix it.
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Drake's Views destroys all-time streaming album record in the US - Music Business Worldwide

Drake's Views destroys all-time streaming album record in the US - Music Business Worldwide | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Drizzy clocks up more than 247.9m streams in opening seven days
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Apple Music will reportedly add lyrics and switch to black-and-white design

Apple Music will reportedly add lyrics and switch to black-and-white design | Digital Music | Scoop.it
Following closely behind a Bloomberg News report of upcoming changes to Apple Music, 9to5Mac is detailing some of what we can expect when the next iteration of Apple's subscription music servic
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