Music streaming services are taking the market by storm and in the midst of this tough competition, iHeartRadio has already topped the list of music streaming services. Now the company is ready to take a step further in music streaming by announcing its plans of entering into the market of paid streaming. Continue reading
As the trend of listening music is now changing with increasing craze of music streaming among users, Twitter seems to be interested in doing an experiment in business with music.
Twitter and SoundCloud both share an old rapport, two years ago in 2014, Twitter had been interested in buying the company, but backed off due to some reason. Now, once again Twitter has shown its sheer interest in SoundCloud by making a huge investment of 70 Million dollars.
As per the recent updates, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter Mr. Jack Dorsey confirmed about the investment and mentioned that “Earlier this year, we made an investment in SoundCloud through Twitter Ventures to help support some of our efforts with creators. They’ve been great partners of ours over the years, and their community-supported approach mirrors ours in many ways.” Continue reading
HEOS by Denon and Amazon have joined hands together and made an important announcement that Amazon’s prime music will be accessible from HEOS wireless multi-room sound system. Prime members of Amazon prime can easily access playlist of millions of songs through HEOS app available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.
VP of Digital Music for Amazon, Steve Boom stated “We are excited to bring Prime Music to Denon’s HEOS sound system to give listeners even more ways to access all of their favorite music available as part of the Prime membership. We are always looking for new innovative ways to ensure our Prime members have the best music experience and we think they will love listening on Denon’s high-quality wireless sound system.” Continue reading
Gone are the days when music files were required to get downloaded first before listening, because today is the time of its easy and quick alternative, music steaming. It is the new favorite of all the music lovers, many of its amazing features make it highly desirable than the traditional music listening and storing methods. It not only saves your precious time that you used to spend previously while downloading, but it also provides top sound quality and numerous other useful features.
Rise of streaming, whether it is of streaming music or video has completely changed the landscape of music within the last few years. For reference, if we take a look at the graph given below, generated by market realist, we can clearly notice the percentage of increase that came in streaming in the year 2014 in comparison to 2013.
Where on one hand the demand of stream audio has increased up to 60.5%, stream video to 49.3%; there on the other hand sale of digital albums, digital tracks and CD album has decreased considerably. Continue reading
Tidal splashed onto the music-streaming scene in early 2015, when prolific rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z acquired the Norwegian/Swedish service. The rapper-turned-mogul stirred controversy by introducing the highest subscription charges on the market, then justifying it by repeatedly stating that musicians have not been making a fair amount of money through other streaming channels. His position was backed by a coalition of other pop music superstars and part owners who frequented press releases donning enough jewelry and designer clothing to feed a small country.
Naturally, many critics were quick to pounce on the absurdity of Tidal’s ‘starving artist’ argument, but though the backlash endured, it’s undeniable that several key Tidal features have won the support of many listeners. Continue reading
In my previous post I had discussed tips on selecting best streaming services for you where I described in detail about selecting music streaming service as per your requirements. Now I have come up with another music streaming service iHeartMedia which was recently introduced.
iHeartMedia has over 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S. It serves over 150 markets that too with 859 owned radio stations. Its radio stations are channeled quite well with music streaming possible on AM/FM, satellite radio, HD digital radio, also on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com
iHeartRadio is one of the top digital radio platforms which provides all in-one music streaming and also live radio, with over 700 million downloads. Its other major breakthrough in the digital world provides access to about 20 million registered users that too faster than that provided by any other digital service in Internet history. Its major milestone achieved was by reaching upto 50 million users which is even faster than Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. Continue reading