Masters Of Publicity
Drizzy repays Tay Tay for working out to his song.
Treading on Soundcloud’s toes.
Boys DO cry, Frank! Just watch!
Terms of any deal are still unknown
A stack worthy of Fail Blog.
I’ma let you finish Jay-Z, but Apple has one of the best streaming services of all time
Revenue from vinyl sales has also trumped that made by YouTube, according to RIAA’s annual report.
No longer will you have to rush to download a mix before it gets taken down
A new challenger appears. Facebook is reportedly set to throw its hat to the ring with Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal and the rest by launching its own music streaming service. Music Ally reports that the social networking giant is currently in talks with labels over “the ad-supported monetisation of music videos”, which it will follow-up
Radiohead and Atoms For Peace frontman Thom Yorke, a noted opponent of music streaming sites, is now streaming his discography on Apple Music. Yorke famously dubbed such streaming services “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse”, in a colourful rant describing their relationship to the music industry. But, as Stereogum now reports, Yorke’s catalogue,
We’re getting really close to Apple Music‘s 30th June launch date and they’re bringing out the big guns to get users on board, announcing a stellar lineup of radio presenters for their global Beats 1 station. Apple poached BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe earlier this year to curate the 24/7 streaming radio station and
Two of the largest indie music groups have signed on to Apple Music following a backflip on their policy not to pay royalties during their three month free subscription period. Adele, Vampire Weekend and Radiohead among others will now be available on the streaming service after their representing companies Beggars Group and Merlin announced that
Technology giant Apple has reversed its plan to not pay royalties to rights holder during the free three-month trial period of its new music streaming service, and has agreed to pay all artists royalties when Apple Music customers are trying out the service for free. In a series of tweets today, Apple’s senior vice president
Taylor Swift has got some Bad Blood with Apple. The pop superstar has officially gone into bat for the independent artists of the world, whom she says will be stiffed under the “shocking, disappointing” royalties policy of the digital music giant’s new streaming platform, Apple Music. Through the medium of the open letter, T-Swizzle has
Anton Newcombe, frontman of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, has claimed that Apple threatened to remove the band’s music from iTunes if Newcombe did not comply with their three month royalty-free policy. Apple’s new streaming service Apple Music is set to offer the service to users free for three months, however, it is believed that during
Since announcing its music streaming service Apple Music last week, technology giant Apple has struggled to convince independent labels of the need for the service’s free three-month trial period, which will see no royalties paid to rights holders during those three months. Now, the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) has criticised Apple for expecting
Apple has taken a bite out of independent artists and labels, who are set to receive the dodgy end of the deal when it comes to streaming royalties for its new Apple Music platform. A leaked contract obtained by Digital Music News has revealed an interesting stipulation surrounding Apple Music’s initial three-month trial. During this