Facebook has offered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to music labels to allow users to upload their own videos with any song they choose. This will help the social network better challenge YouTube in the online video space.
Internet September 6, 2017
Spotify's user base has grown to surpass 140 million making it the most popular music streaming service on the market. However, Spotify's success may be having a negative impact on musicians and artists.
Internet June 15, 2017
Lady Gaga’s 'Million Reasons' has received a massive airplay boost following her Super Bowl halftime show performance. The song is now one of the most played on popular radio stations featured on the iHeartRadio app.
Celebrities March 14, 2017
Pandora announced the launch of Premium, a new subscription tier for $9.99 a month.
Apps/Software March 13, 2017
Hit EDM duo The Chainsmokers have been under fire for rehashing their own songs. A hilarious new viral video features two comedians playing the pop stars, explaining why all their tunes sound alike.
Celebrities March 10, 2017
New study suggests that music was first created as infant-directed songs. Singing was a way for parents to multitask while satisfying their children's need for attention.
Ancient March 9, 2017
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay’s new collaboration ‘Something Just Like This’ has broken the record for most views of a lyric video on YouTube in one day. The song racked up over 9 million views, surpassing previous record holder Justin Bieber.
Internet March 4, 2017
Tinder users who use the Spotify “Anthem’ feature on their profiles are making more matches, bonding over the love for artists like The Weeknd and Drake.
Apps/Software March 2, 2017
The Chainsmokers’ new collaboration with Coldplay entitled ‘Something Just Like This’ is under fire from critics and fellow EDM artists. The song is being criticized as a simplistically produced rehash of the duo’s 2016 hit song ‘Roses.’
Internet February 27, 2017
RUAWALK is the wearable that uses the beat of the music to help motivate users to walk.
Wearable Tech February 27, 2017
Danielle Bregoli, otherwise known as the ‘Cash Me Outside’ girl, has a new hit remix on her hands thanks to her viral internet fame. The song debuts on several Billboard charts this week.
Internet February 27, 2017
Ed Sheeran’s hit song ‘Shape of You’ is dominating Spotify’s latest weekly streaming charts. The track is no. 1 in listens both globally as well as in the United States.
Internet February 26, 2017
Kesha has released new emails in her lawsuit against her former music producer Dr. Luke. In one email, Luke calls out the singer for eating turkey and Diet Coke instead of fasting.
Celebrities February 20, 2017
Lady Gaga experienced a remarkable sales resurgence following her Super Bowl performance. Both single ‘Million Reasons’ and album ‘Joanne’ leapt into Billboard’s top 5, due to huge download sales increases.
Internet February 17, 2017
Some of late singer Prince’s songs have appeared back on Spotify. The singer who died of drug overdose in 2016 was vehemently opposed to free music streaming apps and refused to put his work up on them during his lifetime.
Apps/Software February 16, 2017
SoundR is a new music app that creates playlists based on mood, emotions, activity and time of day that are presented as bubbles.
Apps/Software February 15, 2017
Researchers have found a correlation between the type of stimulation in the brain that is responsible for pleasure in sexual intercourse, drugs, and music. The same type of chemical response creates all three types of pleasure.
Neuroscience February 11, 2017
Lady Gaga’s song ‘Million Reasons’ and album ‘Joanne’ are both set to hit the top 10 on the Billboard charts this week. Gaga’s Super Bowl performance spearheaded their comeback.
Internet February 11, 2017
Prince's music will be available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and more starting Sunday.
Internet February 10, 2017
Here’s where to watch the 59th annual Grammy Awards this Sunday on TV, and how to stream it online and mobile.
Movies/TV Shows February 10, 2017
Lady Gaga was a big winner at Super Bowl 51 as a result of her halftime show performance. Gaga’s song streams on Pandora and digital download sales both spiked heavily after the big show.
Celebrities February 9, 2017
Spotify and AccuWeather launched a new website that reveals what kind of music trends based on the weather in the user’s location.
Internet February 7, 2017
Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show performance is less than a week away. The singer recently tweeted a teaser for the show and confirmed in an interview that the music she sings will span her entire career.
Celebrities January 30, 2017
Music streaming service SoundCloud has announced its top album, song, and music genres for 2016. Chance The Rapper, Desiigner, and various trap music subgenres were all winners on the streamer during the past year.
Internet January 22, 2017
Lady Gaga is about to embark on an upcoming tour, according to a new tweet. An Instagram post, meanwhile, indicates the singer is back in the studio recording new music.
Celebrities January 18, 2017
Ed Sheeran has started off 2017 with two new hits. His just-released tracks 'Shape Of You' and 'Castle On The Hill' both individually broke Spotify’s record for most song streams in a single day.
Internet January 13, 2017
Mariah Carey’s streaming numbers shot up following her disastrous New Year’s Eve performance. All three songs sung by Carey saw huge gains in streaming numbers following the debacle.
Internet January 13, 2017
The music industry experienced growth in 2016, thanks to the popularity of streaming. Streaming sales shot up during the year, while physical sales of music as well as digital downloads continued to drop significantly.
Internet January 11, 2017
Music may be capable of soothing a savage beast but it turns out not everyone can derive enjoyment from it. According to researchers, poor brain connections may be to blame.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 6, 2017
iHeartRadio has a special New Year’s treat in store for EDM fans. The online music service will ring in 2017 by streaming 20 straight hours of DJ mixes from 21 top DJs including The Chainsmokers, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, Martin Garrix, David Guetta and Steve Aoki.
Apps/Software December 30, 2016
Pop star Avril Lavigne will be releasing a brand new album in 2017 following a hiatus due to her battle with Lyme disease. The singer took to her Instagram account to thank her fans for their patience and support and announce the new music.
Celebrities December 29, 2016
Web users have helped influence the 2017 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by the way of an online poll. Journey, Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Yes, and Pearl Jam topped the online voting and all made the cut, along with other inductees Tupac Shakur and Joan Baez.
Celebrities December 22, 2016
Rae Sremmurd's hit 'Black Beatles' has topped the global Spotify streaming chart on the strength of the massively viral Mannequin Challenge, for which it serves as the theme. The move finally ends the almost three-month reign of EDM duo The Chainsmokers’ ‘Closer.'
Celebrities November 21, 2016
‘Black Beatles’ by Rae Sremmurd has shot to the No. 1 spot on Spotify’s U.S. weekly streaming charts on the back of its inclusion in the viral ‘Mannequin Challenge’ videos. The song bumps former chart toppers The Weeknd and The Chainsmokers down a spot, along with Drake’s latest release ‘Fake Love.’
Internet November 13, 2016
Headphones are the main tools for listening to music. This Black Friday, folks will be hunting for new ones to add to their collection and which are ideal for any particular task.
Gadgets November 9, 2016
New content coming to the Google Play Store in November includes 'Suicide Squad', the latest from Metallica and more.
Apps/Software November 4, 2016
The members of iconic pop group Abba are reuniting to create a new virtual reality experience. The group has partnered with Universal Music and American Idol creator Simon Fuller in the venture.
Wearable Tech October 28, 2016
Lady Gaga has been actively clapping back at critics of her latest music via Twitter. The singer’s new album ‘Joanne’ has just been released and has received some harsh words from both critics and fellow musicians.
Celebrities October 21, 2016
Spotify has officially announced that Drake’s smash hit ‘One Dance’ is the most played song ever on the streamer. Drake knocked former champ Major Lazer’s ‘Lean On’ from the top spot.
Internet October 20, 2016
Pandora launched an app extension for Apple’s iMessage App Store on Oct. 13, providing a new way for users to share and discover music.
Apps/Software October 13, 2016
Perform your heart out with special effects just like in the hit series with the new Lip Sync Battle app that launched on Wednesday in celebration of season three of the Spike show.
Apps/Software October 12, 2016
Google Play Music and Runtastic teamed up to offer free playlists powered by the streaming service in the fitness tracking app.
Google October 7, 2016
Bruno Mars took to Twitter to reveal the imminent release date for his new single, '24K Magic.' He also announced that his new album, complete with songs produced by Skrillex, has been completed.
Celebrities October 6, 2016
New titles being added to the Google Play Store in October include ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ ’Sausage Party,’ ‘FIFA Mobile Soccer’ and Bon Iver’s new album.
Apps/Software October 4, 2016
The new video for The Weeknd’s first single from his upcoming album, both entitled ‘Starboy,' has just been released. The clip had already been nominated for an MTV EMA, even before the release.
September 30, 2016
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