Tag: Music App

‘Profitable’ Shazam Actually Lost $21 Million in 2015

Despite numerous reports claiming that Shazam is now a ‘profitable’ company, their financial situation seems to be getting worse – not better. Lots of online magazines and sites have been claiming this, such as The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Billboard, Forbes, and the Financial Times, as well as many more. “Shazam is finally profitable after …

Could Music Downloads Be Dead by 2020?

Could Music Downloads Be Dead by 2020? Back in the early to late 2000s music downloads were predicted to be the saviour of the music industry. Outdated CD sales were falling, music downloads were on the up, and mp3 players were all the range. These new digital copies were set to replace all hard copies …

Streaming Playlist Optimised to Help Indie Artists Get Noticed.

A new app has been released that helps indie artists and labels get the most out of marketing their music on playlist streaming services. The new app, created by UK-based music industry data and analytics company, Entertainment Intelligence (Ei), will allow indie artists and labels access to data which will let them track their performance …

Pandora Has Announced New Products for Their App as Competition Increases.

Pandora is set to release a number of new products for their music streaming service this autumn, with an announcement from co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.” Westergren is looking to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal, stating they just offer “30 million songs and a search box …