Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Friday, June 17th, 2016


Shazam’s new feature on Android has convinced me to ditch SoundHound for identifying songs BuzzAngle Music Announces the A2IM Indie Chart, Dynamic Snapshots of America’s Independent Music Business Spotify moves closer to an IPO by hiring a head of investor relations Merlin: Streaming Revenues Go Global, Payouts Increase 73% to $232m

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, June 16, 2016


Independent Record Pressing, New Pressing Plant Co-Owned by Secretly Group and Epitaph Execs, Seeks to Stand Out Spotify Hooks Up With Dating App Bumble The first Broadway live stream will be the musical comedy She Loves Me Recording Academy Embraces Streaming with Changes to Grammy Rules YouTube Director app helps business owners on a budget… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, June 15th, 2016


Twitter Takes $70 Million Stake in SoundCloud (Report) On Facebook gunning to go “all video” Rhapsody to rebrand as Napster in the US As Vimeo CEO Exits, The Question Remains: Can the Popular Platform Become a Profitable Indie Market? European Pay TV Operator Sky Launches Enhanced Movie Subscription Service

Daily News Highlights: Monday, June 13th, 2016


Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media Apple Music will get a makeover, but it needs much more Exclusive: Amazon is preparing to launch streaming music service – sources Ticketing boat could be rocked by music streaming services selling direct to customers Music industry responds to Orlando… Read more »