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Thanks To Free Streaming, Spotify Hits 140 Million Listeners, But How Does This Affect Artists

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 'Million Reasons' Super Bowl Resurgence Continues With Massive Airplay Boost, JLo For Halftime 2018?

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 Launches Premium Tier For More Personalized Music Experience

Pandora announced the launch of Premium, a new subscription tier for $9.99 a month.

Apps/Software March 13, 2017

‘The Chainsmokers’ Explain Why Coldplay Collab ‘Something Just Like This’ Sounds Like A Copy Of ‘Roses’ [Video]

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

How Did We First Create Music? Study Sheds New Light

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’ Coldplay Collab ‘Something Just Like This’ Breaks One Day YouTube Viewing Record [Video]

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 Are Finding More Matches Thanks To Spotify: Popular ‘Anthems’ Include Songs From The Weeknd And Drake

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’ Coldplay Collab ‘Something Just Like This’ Under Fire From Deadmau5 And Others

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 Sets Workout Pace With The Beat Of The Music

RUAWALK is the wearable that uses the beat of the music to help motivate users to walk.

Wearable Tech February 27, 2017

‘Cash Me Outside’ Girl Remix Hits Billboard Chart On Strength Of Dr. Phil Viral Video, How Bow Dah?

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 ‘Shape Of You’ Continues To Dominate Both U.S. And Global Spotify Streaming Charts

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 Releases Damaging New Emails In Dr. Luke Lawsuit: Producer Scolded Her For Turkey And Diet Coke Meal

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 Streams And Downloads Leap To Top Of Billboard Charts Following Super Bowl Performance

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

Prince Back On Spotify, Other Artists Like Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Thom Yorke Still Out

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

Feel The Music With The SoundR App That Plays Tracks Based On Bubbles Of Emotions

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

Brain Chemistry: The Science Of Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll

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 ‘Million Reasons,’ ‘Joanne’ Both Set To Hit Billboard Top 10, Most Downloaded Song Of Week Following Super Bowl

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 Tracks Come Back To Streaming On Sunday: Here's Where To Stream Prince’s Music

Prince's music will be available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and more starting Sunday.

Internet February 10, 2017

How To Watch The 2017 Grammys On TV, Online And On Your Phone

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 Song Streams And Digital Downloads Skyrocket Following Super Bowl Halftime Show

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 Joins Forces With AccuWeather To Launch ‘Climatune’ Site That Plays Music Based On The Weather

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 Super Bowl Halftime Show Will Span Entire Career, Tweets Teaser

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

SoundCloud Reveals 2016’s Top Artists, Songs, And Genres: Chance The Rapper, Desiigner, Trap Music, And More

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 Tweet Confirms Upcoming Tour, Singer Back In Studio With ‘New Sound’

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’s New Songs ‘Shape Of You’ And ‘Castle On The Hill’ Break Spotify One Day Streaming Record

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 New Year's Eve Debacle: ‘We Belong Together’ And Other Song Streams Shot Up After Failed Performance

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

Streaming Drives Music Industry Comeback In 2016 With Uptick In Music Sales

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

Can’t Find Joy In Music? Poor Brain Connectivity May Be To Blame, Say Researchers

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

iHeart Radio New Year's Eve EDM: Chainsmokers, Major Lazer, DJ Snake, Steve Aoki And 21 DJ Mixes To Stream For 20 Straight Hours

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

Avril Lavigne Announces New Music, Album For 2017 Via Instagram After Lyme Disease Battle

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

Online Vote Helps Select Yes, ELO, Journey And Pearl Jam As 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

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 'Black Beatles' Viral Mannequin Challenge Theme Tops Spotify's Global Streaming Chart, Finally Toppling Chainsmokers' 'Closer' 3-Month Reign

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’: Rae Sremmurd Viral ‘Mannequin Challenge’ Theme Tops Spotify Streaming Chart As Drake’s ‘Fake Love’ And The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’ Drop

‘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

Best Headphones Under $300: Sennheiser HD 650, Audio Technica, Philips Fidelio L2 And More

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

Google Play Store November 2016: The New Apps, Music, Movies and TV Shows Available To Download

New content coming to the Google Play Store in November includes 'Suicide Squad', the latest from Metallica and more.

Apps/Software November 4, 2016

Abba Developing New Virtual Reality Experience With Universal Music and ‘American Idol’’s Simon Fuller

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 Twitter War vs. Chainsmokers, The New York Times And Other Critics Of New Album ‘Joanne’

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

Drake’s ‘One Dance’ Is Spotify’s Most Streamed Song Ever, Passing Major Lazer’s ‘Lean On’

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 Becomes First Music Streaming Service To Launch Music Sharing Extension For iMessage

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

Create The Next Channing Tatum As Beyoncé Viral Performance With The Launch Of The 'Lip Sync Battle’ App

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 Brings Fitness Playlists To Runtastic App For Free

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 Tweets New Song ‘24K Magic’ Release Date, Single And Skrillex-Produced Album Complete

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

Google Play Store October 2016: The New Apps, Music, Movies And TV Shows Available To Download

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 Weeknd’s New ‘Starboy’ Video For Daft Punk Song Collaboration Released, Nominated For MTV EMA [Video]

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

The Chainsmokers Preview Imminent New Release 'All We Know,' Follow Up To Current #1 Song 'Closer'

Breakthrough electronic music act The Chainsmokers have slated their new song 'All We Know' for imminent release and have offered up a preview of the new track on the web. The song is the follow-up to massive hit 'Closer,' which is now in its sixth week atop Billboard’s Hot 100.

Celebrities September 28, 2016

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