Posts By: Chris Calabrese

Daily News Highlights: Monday, February 13th, 2017


Grammy Awards 2017: Complete Nominees and Winners List What Big Tech’s Quarterly Reports Say About The Future Of Music All the 2017 Grammys Performances Ranked Worst to Best Search engines may sign up to voluntary anti-piracy code this summer The Pirate Bay Must Be Blocked in Sweden, Court of Appeal Rules

Freeloader Friday: Hand Habits, Red Baraat & More


Hey everyone, welcome to this week’s edition of Freeloader Friday. I’m sure you’ve had a long week in anticipation of the Grammys this weekend. We’ll have our fingers crossed on Sunday hoping that all 30 of our nominations come to fruition! But enough bragging, let’s get down to brass tax and new tracks. Leading off this week’s… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Friday, February 10th, 2017


Amazon’s Jeff Bezos & Steve Boom on Starting a New ‘Golden Age’ for Music Apple is giving away three months of Apple Music with wireless Beats products Facebook Is Developing TV Shows for Social Media Snapchat pushes original, unscripted Shows with new A+E Networks deal Amazon Prime Music Subscriptions Up 50 Percent Last Year, Study… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, February 9th, 2017


SPOTIFY PREMIUM, MARCHING TOWARDS 50M SUBS, GOES FREE… IN NEW YORK TIMES BUNDLE DEAL US songwriters seek to stop dismissal of their 100% licensing lawsuit NEARLY HALF OF US MUSIC SUBSCRIBERS MAY HAVE AMAZON PRIME MUSIC Music teams from YouTube and Google Play combine Twitter only grew by two million users during Trump mania —… Read more »

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017


Spotify’s Climatune service streams music based on the local weather How Jimmy Iovine Plans to Take Apple Music to New Heights VEVO FOCUSING ON INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION BEFORE SUBSCRIPTIONS Kesha, Mick Fleetwood, Seth Rogen Among Featured Speakers Announced for SXSW LinkedIn Just Rolled Out A Redesign—Here’s How To Clean Up Your Profile