Tag: Radio

IHeartRadio Launched Its Own Streaming Service

In what is being considered as a major turning point for the music streaming industry, popular internet radio platform iHeartRadio has just launched its own streaming service as a rival to Spotify. Called the ‘iHeartRadio All Access powered by Napster’ (What a mouthful!), the streaming service’s premium tier costs $9.99 a month, is a part …

iHeartMedia Are Launching Paid Streaming Service

US radio giant iHeartMedia are set to announce this week the launch of their own major paid music streaming service. Bob Pittman, who is Chief Executive of iHeartMedia, is expected to announce the launch during the company’s music festival based in Las Vegas this week. Before iHeartMedia can launch this service they still need to …

Are Spotify Deliberately Punishing Artists Who Sign Exclusive Deals with Rivals?

Katy Perry’s Failed New Single Seems to Suggest So… When any international pop star puts out a new track, especially someone as big as Katie Perry, you would have thought it would draw huge attention, with radio stations and streaming providers promoting and playing the next big hit song. But this isn’t the case for …

Is Music Streaming Breaking The UK Music Charts?

There are fewer new singles than ever in the UK top 40 chart. Drake’s ‘One Dance’ has been at number one for three months and looks to stay there, singles seem to get into the chart and just don’t want to budge, but why is this? Drake’s single has achieved a 14th week in a …

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 …