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Daily News Highlights: Friday, June 14, 2019

Stephen Colbert, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones & others celebrated John Prine (watch) Podcasts get greater prominence in streamlined new Spotify library menu Daddy Yankee’s ‘Con Calma’ Enters YouTube’s Billion Views Club Danny Trejo Launches His O...

Out Today by The Orchard: Aaron Aye, Hippo Campus & More

This week, we’ve got some big first debuts and first looks. From the rising artist side we have Aaron Aye with his debut album and Cat Clyde with a second release. As for the fan-favorite, alt-indie band Hippo Campus is releasing the original recordings of...

Daddy Yankee’s “Con Calma” Reaches 1 Billion Views

The undoubtedly contagious Latin song of the summer has hit a major milestone, Wednesday, June 12. YouTube confirms “Con Calma” (feat. Snow) by Daddy Yankee has surpassed one billion views on the platform, entering what YouTube calls the “Billion Views Cl...

Daily News Highlights: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Daddy Yankee's "Con Calma" Video Becomes The First Music Video Released In 2019 To Join The "Billion Views Club" Spotify targets US commuters with playlist of podcasts and music Pandora Launches In-House Advertiser Consultancy Studio Resonate NMPA...

Daily News Highlights: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Facebook to launch new models of its Portal smart display Redpill VR and Sensorium raise $70m for VR music concerts SPOTIFY ROLLS OUT PERSONALIZED YOUR DAILY DRIVE PLAYLIST, COMBINING NEWS AND MUSIC Canada's CIMA Awards Honors Six Shooter Records'...

“It All Starts With The Power of A Song”

The Orchard Co-Founder, Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient and Keynote of The Independent Artist and Songwriter Forum, Richard Gottehrer, reflected on his experiences and predicted the next growth in the music industry at Music Biz 2019 in Nashville, ...