A hiring spree, and a head of steam. The relationship is “radically changing.”
“Prayer In C” is huge overseas. How soon until it’s inescapable in the U.S.?
Stranger than fiction? Probably.
You shouldn’t judge someone on their tastes. Unless they’re a politician.
“Rather Be” has been taking over brains around the world since last year. Why would yours be spared?
YouTube is the latest in a long line of platforms accused of treating indie labels like second-class citizens. But will that be the video giant’s downfall?
The National Music Publishers’ Association, the lobbying group for songwriters, said the lost revenue is based on what it believes its constituents could collect if government regulations were lifted. The claim is the latest salvo in a heated debate between the music industry and satellite, streaming, and other new music distribution services over royalty rates.
Apple employees shed some light on the willfully ignorant execs that paved the way to Apple’s acquisition of Beats Music.
As part of the deal Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will both be taking executive positions at Apple.
With the technology we have today, you’d think we would have our priorities in order. Inspired by this.
Good news: Older siblings are still cool.
Data from Spotify users shows that people rarely listen to a song straight through anymore.
Basically, we’re all horrible, horrible people.
Which song is getting streamed the most?
Nobody has to know about your guilty pleasures anymore.
Basically it’s a karaoke machine, Pandora, and iTunes library all in one.
He bet his career on acquiring rival record label EMI in 2011, and now that deal is paying off big time.
Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” is a big deal all over the world. So when will it pop off in the U.S.?
Streams of her songs on Spotify increased 16% on Monday, one day after the Super Bowl.
A totally unscientific analysis of the latest buzz-worthy startups joining the billion-dollar valuation club, ranked from least to most justified.
Spotify, the music-streaming service founded by Daniel Ek, is now worth $4 billion after raising $250 million in a new funding round led by Technology Crossover Ventures. Spotify, which has 24 million active users but only 6 million of whom pay a subscription fee, double revenue last year to $571 million but still lost $45 million.
Haim! And also: not Haim.
This week, BuzzFeed’s Doree Shafrir profiles Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress Melissa Leo, whose success in Hollywood has been a long time coming. Read that and these other great longform pieces from around BuzzFeed and the web.
Trapper Keepers were totally your iPads of the ’80s.
Sometimes it’s hard being a music-streaming service.
After spending their lives making extreme music under oppressive circumstances, a handful of Cuban bands — with the help of a writer and a filmmaker — finally got the chance to play in the U.S. The hardest part: deciding whether they could ever go home again.
It’s a Friday night in 1995 and you know what that means! Time for the family to head to Blockbuster Video to stock up on entertainment for the weekend.
Be inspired by these majestic big cats who love Katy Perry’s new song as much as you do.
People love Macklemore, streaming music is taking over, and indie fans are buying more vinyl than ever before. Oh, and there’s this guy called Justin Timberlake who is very popular.