The Weeknd Named Apple Music’s 2021 Global Artist of the...

Apple Music has officially named The Weeknd as its 2021 Global Artist of the Year. The streaming service revealed that his 2020 album, After Hours, is the most pre-added album of all time by a male a...

December 2, 2021

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival 2021 To Be Livestream...
Music - Streaming

With preparations for Travis Scott‘s Astroworld Festival well underway, Apple Music announced that it will be exclusively livestreaming the first night of the Houston event. The Apple service confi...

November 3, 2021

Apple Music Officially Launches on the PS5
Gaming - Music

Apple Music is coming to a gaming console, and it’s the PlayStation 5. The new app lets Apple Music subscribers stream music on Sony’s latest console, similar to what was already available with Sp...

The Verge
October 29, 2021

Spotify Expected to Surpass Apple’s Podcast Lead in the US W...

A new report from eMarketer suggests that Spotify will surpass Apple by the end of 2021. It predicts Spotify will reach 28.2 million monthly podcast listeners by the end of 2021, compared to Apple’s...

Digital Music News
September 24, 2021

Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and Olivia Rodrigo Drop Their Latest...

Fans of Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, and Olivia Rodrigo can now enjoy their latest music in Dolby Atmos on Apple Music. To mark the partnerships, Dolby has released a series of artist spotlight videos p...

September 15, 2021

Apple Music Introduces New Technology to Monetize DJ Mixes
Music - Tech

Apple Music has announced a major new initiative to upload and compensate rights holders behind DJ mixes. The streaming giant has put a greater emphasis on mixes as of late, in part because they've d...

Resident Advisor
September 10, 2021

Apple Music Launches HiFi; Amazon Lowers its HiFi Price
Music - Online - Streaming - Tech

A few moments before Apple announced its HiFi plan, Amazon announced that its higher-quality music plan, Amazon Music HD, is now available to Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. As...

May 18, 2021

3rd-Gen AirPods & Apple Music HiFi Tier Coming Soon
Music - Podcasts - Streaming - Tech

Citing multiple sources within the music industry, the rumor suggests Apple isn’t looking for a premium price for its HiFi tier either – it will cost the same $9.99/monthly fee. Spotify has reveal...

Digital Music News
May 4, 2021

Apple Adds Curated Podcast Collections for Kids
Household - Online - Podcasts

Apple is helping families to find podcasts they can all enjoy together with recommendations for children. The company has partnered with Common Sense Media to offer curated, kid-friendly collections o...

March 8, 2021

Are Music Streaming Companies Finally Ready To Change The Way ...
Music - Streaming

Musicians have been crying foul for years. The streaming revenue model doesn’t serve artists, particularly those in the independent sector. It’s financially crippling at best, career-ending at wor...

March 3, 2021

Streaming Music Made Up 83 Percent of the Record Industry̵...
Music - Streaming

The coronavirus pandemic may have made it nearly impossible to check out live shows last year, but the music industry still found a way to grow despite all the hardships. According to the Recording In...

March 1, 2021

Spotify HiFi, a Lossless Streaming Tier Coming Later This Year
Music - Streaming

Spotify is going hi-fi. Well, “HiFi.” It’s taken longer than competitors like Tidal and Amazon Music, but today, the leading subscription music service announced a new lossless streaming tier th...

The Verge
February 23, 2021

Sonos on where streaming music is going next
Electronics - Music

Coincidentally, home audio and smart speaker company Sonos launched its first foray into original content, Sonos Radio, just as the pandemic took hold in the US. It forced people indoors, and Sonos ow...

January 13, 2021

TikTok partners with Apple Music for free 4-month trials
Music - Tech

The offer is limited to new Apple Music subscribers and is only being offered to iOS TikTok users. Anyone who uses TikTok on an iOS device will eventually get a push notification with the offer. The T...

Digital Music News
December 21, 2020

Sonos launches a paid, lossless-quality version of its radio s...
Music - Tech

The ad-supported service offers a large mix of genre-based stations, live radio, and artist-curated spotlight stations. For the full story, visit The Verge  -

The Verge
November 12, 2020

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