Tag: Personalised Playlists

Five Must Know Facts About Music Streaming

According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), revenue earned via streaming services rose to an impressive 45.2% in the last 12 months, representing 43% of digital’s $6.7 million. With such a phenomenal rise, it is expected that streaming will soon supersede downloads to be the #1 digital revenue source – something that …

Exclusive Music Is Bad For Fans, Bad For Artists, And Bad For Music Streaming

Early this week, Kanye West had a short outburst on Twitter concerning what he called the “beef” between Tidal and Apple. This “beef” Kanye spoke of is the two streaming companies’ competitiveness over securing artist exclusives. West released “Life of Pablo” in February exclusively on Tidal, which lead to a massive number of people (who …

All of Apple Music Playlists Are Curated by Only a Dozen People.

Playlists are the future of music and music recommendations. And personalisation is the future of music streaming. Personalised playlists are a big thing, and most streaming companies are at war with each other to have the best personalised playlists. But, what is personal about 14,000+ playlists being created by just a dozen or so people? …

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 …