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German Expatriate now an American Bluegrass Treasure

Raised in the Black Forest of Germany, Thomm Jutz has become an American roots music treasure. His virtuosity, eloquence, and clarity of expression have made him a linchpin of Nashville’s creative community, and his To Live in Two Worlds,…

Google Play Music to cease by Oct. 2020

When the initial announcement was made in 2017, it was then dubbed as the move to "YouTube Red." Hence, the new—and now headline–Google streaming service called YouTube Music (for quite some time now) will be at the forefront of the tech…

Spotify now in Russia, Croatia, Ukraine + 10 other European markets

LUCKY NUMBER 13 | Spotify Is Now Available in Russia, Croatia, Ukraine, and 10 Other European Markets Today, Spotify launched in 13 new markets across Europe, bringing the total number of markets to 92. Now, listeners in Albania, Belarus,…

All the ways to share your songs on socials from Spotify

How your fans and followers can dive into your music from Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and beyond Spotify's mission is to help artists connect with their fans, and they recognize that social media is a huge part of cultivating those connections.…

COVID-19’s Effect on the Global Music Business, Part 3: Live Streaming Artists

This article originally appeared on the Chartmetric blog | To help address the global music industry’s concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, US-based music analytics company Chartmetric is continuously monitoring 2M+ artists across 20+ streaming…

Spotify to merge Artists & Analytics tools—Spotify for Artists

This article first appeared in Spotify for Artists News | Spotify is bringing artist teams, labels and distributors to Spotify for Artists so you can manage your profile, see and analyze your data and pitch to playlists, together. It’s…

COVID-19’s Effect on the Global Music Business, Part 2: Geography

This article originally appeared on the Chartmetric blog | To help address the global music industry’s concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, US-based music analytics company Chartmetric is continuously monitoring 2M+ artists across 20+ streaming…

Streaming in-home via Smart Speaker—increasing Amazon, Apple focus

Original article Futuresource-consulting.com: How Could COVID-19 Reshape Music Streaming Services' Share of Ear? by Kailash Morjaria | Since lockdown, some music streaming services have been reporting a drop in consumption on their platform…

New Live Video Features for Facebook, Instagram and Portal

People are turning to Facebook Live and Instagram Live for workout classes, cooking lessons, faith services and more, so we’re adding features to make them even more useful. On Facebook… We’re bringing back Live With so you can add…

COVID-19’s Effect on the Global Music Business, Part 1: Genre

This article originally appeared on the Chartmetric blog | To help address the global music industry’s concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, US-based music analytics company Chartmetric is continuously monitoring 2M+ artists across 20+ streaming…

Spotify launches Artist Fundraising Pick today

This morning Spotify announced its new Spotify for Artists feature: the Artist Fundraising Pick. About Artist Fundraising Pick | Since the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped the nation—and world—the digital service provider immediately began…