‘Urban’ no more: black British music execs call for industry reforms

“‘Urban’ does often relate to R&B, hip-hop – sub-genres of blackness,” said Whitney Boateng, a promoter at Metropolis Music. “‘Urban’ strips away the actual blackness from the music. Black is not a swear word. To say ‘black music’ doesn’t mean that people who are not black are not included – it just means that you’re giving credit […]

Apple Music vs. Spotify: The best music streaming service for you

Spotify and Apple Music also have radio stations based around your favorite artists, tracks or genres. Apple Music also has a separate station called Beats1 Radio which is curated and hosted by actual DJs, so you can listen to it in real time like you would a traditional radio station.

Snapchat takes on TikTok with music feature that lets users add popular songs to snaps

Although users will be able to connect to the full song in their player, there is not an option to see videos featuring the same song – a key feature offered by TikTok. However, Snap has formed partnerships with music companies to provide songs in the app

Dil Ko Maine Di Kasam: Asim Riaz, Himanshi Khurana share poster for Arijit Singh’s latest music video

Asim was the first runner-up on the latest, 13th season of Bigg Boss. He was defeated by Sidharth Shukla for the top spot. Himanshi arrived on the show as a wild card entry and was eliminated in just a few days. However, she struck a friendship with Asim on they show and they came close. […]

Apple set to release its new 5G iPhone 12 lineup in two stages starting with the 6.1-inch models first, report claims

The news was revealed by well-known Apple product predictor Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes the tech giant may offer promotions or discounts on the AirPods this holiday season.

Universal Music’s Midyear Earnings Were Just OK on Paper, But Pretty Good for During the Pandemic

It is open to the idea. Warner’s successful IPO — following a COVID-19-led market downturn — and current $18.1 billion enterprise is evidence investors view streaming services like Spotify as gold mines. (Access Industries acquired Warner in 2011 at a $3.3 billion valuation.) Tencent’s investment of a 10% stake in March valued Universal at $33 […]

Apple expected to close iTunes in face of Spotify challenge

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Amid Pandemic, Sony Music Sees Double Digit Revenue Drop

But there is no escaping that the pandemic impacted music sales, merchandising and the company’s live concert operations on the recorded music side; and in synchronization and performance royalties in music publishing. However, streaming, now the preponderance of music industry revenue, remained strong, growing nearly 6% to ¥68.9 billion ($640.3 million) from the prior year’s […]

La Cañada Flintridge Update Regarding Music In The Park Canceled Through End Of August

Each year the City hosts the Music in the Park Summer Concert Series. The outdoor concert series invites the community to enjoy live music at Memorial Park beginning on Memorial Weekend. This year has been a challenging year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The City continues to work on responding to the pandemic by prioritizing […]

Pop star Arlissa opens up about prejudice in the music industry:

August 04, 2020 – 09:54 BST Becky Donaldson Arlissa has been making a name in the music industry since the age of 19, but it wasn’t until she started writing her debut album The Broken Hearted upon moving to LA that everything truly fell into place. In her cover shoot with HELLO! FASHION, she talks racism […]