MPs call for ‘complete reset’ of music streaming to protect artists – The Guardian

Committee calls for investigation into whether competition in the recorded music market is being distortedMusic streaming needs a “complete reset”, according to a damning parliamentary report that calls on the UK competition watchdog to investigate the commercial power wielded by major record labels.The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee inquiry, which started […]

Amazon Music streaming prices to rise in US, UK, Canada – Music Business Worldwide

Spotify will likely be watching this news very closely.Amazon has confirmed that, from May 5, it is increasing the prices of two of its key streaming music plans in multiple markets.The first of those plans is the Amazon Music Unlimited Individual Plan – i.e. all-you-can-eat, on-demand streaming – for customers who are additionally Amazon Prime […]

We Need a Socialist Spotify – Jacobin magazine

LoginOur latest edition is out in print and online. Subscribe today and start reading.Streaming services like Spotify shamelessly exploit musicians. But there is an alternative to corporate monopoly music: a music streaming platform built for the common good.The current music streaming model was not built with artists in mind. (sgcdesignco / Unsplash)Have you read Jacobin […]

The DCMS calls for a complete reset of the music streaming industry – Lexology

Review your content’s performance and reach.Become your target audience’s go-to resource for today’s hottest topics.Understand your clients’ strategies and the most pressing issues they are facing.Keep a step ahead of your key competitors and benchmark against them.add to folder: Questions? Please contact [email protected] Following a wide-spread inquiry, the Digital, Cultural, Media and Sports Committee (DCMS) […]

The best alternatives to Spotify for listening to music – The Verge

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Artists Turning To Streaming Channels To Build Their Own Community For Better Exposure & How It's Affecting Mainstreams? – The Source Magazine

Words by: Nicole McCraySince the impact of the global pandemic of COVID-19, many music artists have had to scramble and find new ways to stay relevant within the industry. Streaming music became a means for ensuring independent artists were provided visibility and a tool to continue to promote their original work.Streaming has become increasingly popular […]