From watching the latest blockbuster via Netflix or Amazon Prime to creating the perfect party playlist with Spotify or Apple
Amazon has launched its music streaming service, Prime Music in the UK, in a bid to rival Spotify and Apple. From today, the
Imagine Beats 1 radio reaches an audience of 10m. Does one play of Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' on Beats 1, heard by 10m people, generate the same revenue as 10m individual streams of the same song on Apple Music? What's the download equivalent? Just ask Taylor.
We've reached a watershed moment for streaming music. Music fans are taking advantage of a rapidly evolving landscape of technologies and services that are redefining our music experience, and expanding our engagement with music and artists in ways that were previously unimaginable.
The backlash was clearly not envisaged, and raises the question how did the artists, many of whom have their own brands, or are seen as brands in their own right, manage to get it so wrong?
Jay Z has unveiled his vision for music streaming: Tidal. A premium 'HiFi' audio service that'll provide audio and video
If you went into a record shop and bought a CD - I know, it doesn't happen very often any more - of your favourite band and you found out that the money you paid was mostly going to the act that sold the most records that week and not your favourite band then you would be rightly miffed. Unfortunately, the current Spotify model works just like that.
To those already addicted to music streaming services, it's hard to imagine ever going back. Even for hardcore music lovers
The Taylor Swift VS. Spotify battle has escalated after her label Big Machine revealed that Spotify had paid the artist just
Taylor Swift has -- completely unannounced -- pulled her entire back catalogue from Spotify, including her newest album '1989