Apple revolutionized the music industry with the launch of the iPod and iTunes in 2003, when it became the first company to monetize music successfully for the labels after Napster’s...
In the last four months three new streaming platforms were launched: Apple Music, Tidal, and Google Play Music. Others, among them YouTube, Deezer, and Rdio, still compete for market share....
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Earlier in June, Amazon officially launched “Prime Music”. This is a music-streaming platform for its “prime” users only. Rival Spotify has a catalog of over 20 million tracks, but Amazon has delivered its service with only 1 million songs. In the meantime, while Pandora, iTunes Music,...Read More
Music has become a staple of the World Cup ever since ‘El Rock del Mundial’, a song by the unknown Chilean group Los Ramblers, was made the official theme song for Chile 1962. But not all songs are created equal for the World Cup, and some do better than others. Moreover, signposting a...Read More