‘Piracy Is the Most Successful Form of Distribution,’ Top Documentary Producer Says

Movie industry veteran Werner Herzog says piracy “has been the most successful form of distribution worldwide.” Over the weekend, legendary film director Werner Herzog was honored with a...

The Latest Music Industry Gigs: Warner/Chappell, Sony/ATV, Monotone, Paradigm, More

Here’s a wrap on the latest music industry hirings, firings, and promotions. If you have a job listing to share, we’re all ears. Send us a note to...

Slowly But Surely, Sonos Integrates Apple Music Support

Certain varieties of Sonos smart speaker can now stream Apple Music with the help of Amazon’s Alexa. Amazon’s Echo speakers officially got Apple Music support in December of...

Baidu, a Former Chinese Piracy Search Hub, Prepares Music-Related Projects

Can Baidu win over the music industry? Several years ago, in an attempt to cut down on piracy around the world, the US Trade Representative (USTR) placed Baidu,...

Following $43 Million in Losses in 2018, NetEase Cloud Music Partners with Japan’s Nippon...

NetEase Cloud Music has been on the move as of late. Late last year, and ahead of Tencent Music’s fabled IPO launch, the Chinese streaming music giant had...

The Radio Disney Music Awards are Getting Rebranded as ‘The ARDYs’: “Families and Kids...

Disney is retreading its longtime Radio Disney Music Awards into something less ‘awards showy’. Disney isn’t ditching its longtime awards show.  But the entertainment giant seems to be...

Spotify Zombie App Alert: Android Installs Cross a Record 500 Million

Spotify has surpassed 500 million downloads on Android, despite having only 207 million monthly active users. How many ‘zombie apps’ does Spotify have?  According to the latest Google...

More Signs of Instability? Nicki Minaj Parts Ways with Longtime Managers

Is Nicki Minaj falling off the deep end? Late last summer, the female hip-hop artist accused Irving Azoff of sabotage. Following the news that Minaj had indefinitely postponed the...

Amazon Music’s New Freemium Tier May Bite Into Spotify’s Long-Term Advertising Strategy

Amazon’s freemium music service soft launch may force Spotify to reevaluate its own strategy to keep advertisers. In an interview published earlier this year, David Limp, Senior Vice...

Katy Perry Joins Daddy Yankee For His ‘Con Calma’ Remix & Fans Are Obsessed

It’s a party! Daddy Yankee enlisted Katy Perry for a hot new remix to ‘Con Calma’ & the pop star showed off her vocals while singing in...

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