What TikTok’s Explosion Could Mean for Music; Has Spotify Given Up on its Emerging Artist Program?

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What TikTok’s Explosion Could Mean For Musicwww.npr.org
NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with Alyssa Bereznak of The Ringer about how the social media platform TikTok could serve as the future of music sharing.

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Billboard split h 2019

Billboard Partners With Bandsintown to Power Global Tour Date Catalogwww.hollywoodreporter.com
Billboard has unveiled a partnership with concert discovery site Bandsintown to power a global tour date catalog, strengthening fan engagement on both platforms while helping artists sell more tickets.

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Has Spotify given up on its emerging artist program, RISE?www.musicbusinessworldwide.com
As Apple commits to Up Next, we haven’t seen a hint of an update to Spotify’s rival in nine long months

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Gaana

Gaana adds ‘smart downloads’ feature for its subscribersmusically.com

Indian music-streaming service Gaana has a new feature called ‘smart downloads’, which is in similar territory to something that YouTube Music recently announced.

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Tool

Tool’s 1991 Demo Arrives on Apple Music + Other Streaming Platformsloudwire.com
So, when’s the rest coming?

Audio for Mac is Crowdsourcing an iTunes Killer5mag.net
It’s 22 years later and we really just want Winamp back.

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Amazon echo plus press 2018 billboard 1548

Smart Speaker Ownership Continues to Rise Among Americans, Even as Privacy Concerns Growwww.billboard.com

Twenty one percent of Americans — or around 53 million people — now own at least one smart speaker, according to the latest Smart Audio Report released by NPR and Edison Research.

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How To Use Spotify Analytics For Labelswww.hypebot.com

For those running a label with music on Spotify, the platform has a ton of exciting tools packed into its Spotify Analytics for Labels feature, all for the low-low price of nothing at all.

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SubmitHub Founder Jason Grishkoff Talks Blogs, DIY Promotion and Artist Discoveryblog.landr.com

From the glory days of Hype Machine to DIY music promotion, here’s what he had to say.

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The role of data in digital audio advertisingwww.thedrum.com

Digital audio is experiencing a revolution akin to the rise of “over-the-top” streaming for video content consumption.

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Echo sub family room

Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next yeartechcrunch.com

Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of devices or Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg.

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Fizyturkey

LyricFind partners with Turkey-based music streaming service fizywww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

fizy is operated by Turkey-based telco Turkcell.

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