Company insiders suggested that Apple has plans to rework its subscription service. The new option is expected to include access to, exclusive TV shows, music, and even iCloud storage.
Apple July 3, 2018
Facebook videos are now allowed to include copyrighted music, after the social network entered music licensing deals with labels. Facebook is also testing a new Facebook Live feature that will rival apps such as Musical.ly.
Internet June 5, 2018
A piece of Instagram’s code has been leaked to the public. This leaked piece of code previewed that the social media network might integrate music into future software updates.
Apps/Software May 7, 2018
Dr. Mark Heyer of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst composed music to showcase how gases rotate around the Milky Way galaxy. He converted over 20 years of astronomical data into music notes.
Space May 4, 2018
Researchers investigated how listening to music affects dementia patients. They found that personalized music can serve as alternative route to communicate with patients who are suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Neuroscience April 28, 2018
School children who received structured musical lessons had significant improvements in cognitive skills, which include inhibition, planning, and memory skills. They also showed improved academic achievement. What are other benefits of music?
Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2018
Apple's Eddy Cue, the SVP of Internet Software and Services, announced on Monday that Apple Music now has 38 million paid monthly subscribers. Spotify is still the industry leader, but Apple Music is growing strong.
Apple March 14, 2018
Deezer, the music streaming service for iOS and Android, has announced a new partnership with Amazon's Alexa. Tech Times had the opportunity to chat with Riad Hawa, VP of Hardware Partnerships at Deezer, about their latest integration with Alexa.
Apps/Software March 13, 2018
Spotify has started cracking down on the modified apps that give free users access to some of the benefits of a Premium account. The music streaming service has disabled some accounts, and warned of possible terminations.
Apps/Software March 6, 2018
Justin Timberlake has teamed up with iHeartRadio to give his fans free access to stream 'Man of the Woods,’ during Super Bowl weekend. The album is set to release on Feb 2, 2018.
Celebrities January 25, 2018
A popular Prague nightclub has enlisted a robot as resident DJ, reframing an age-old question: can smart machines emulate humans in creative, emotional capacities, such as curating music to get a live dancefloor popping. Machine learning was used to make a robotic DJ.
Robotics January 2, 2018
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