Pandora proves it’s in it to win it, purchases Ticketfly for $450 million

Internet radio giant Pandora has purchased online ticket retailer Tickeyfly for $450 million, a bold move that could propel them to the forefront of one of the fastest growing sectors in music.

Artists are getting paid more for their music, but is it enough?

The company that gets artists paid each time their music is played says that digital music royalty payouts were at a record high. 0ver $1.013 billion was generated for songwriters, composers, and music publishers.

Pandora celebrates 10 years in business with a full day without ads

Pandora will give all of its users ad-free listening on September 9. Now a decade old, Pandora remains one of the most-used music streamers with an impressive 80 million monthly users.

3 underground alternatives to Spotify and Apple Music for music lovers 2:39

Getting tired of always hearing people talk about Spotify and Apple Music? Luckily these three music apps will bring something new to your device. Discover mixtapes, fresh sounds and news all thanks to these great finds. Check out…

Pandora shruggs off Apple Music as it hits $1 billion milestone

Pandora's impressive Q2 culminated in the company hitting $1 billion in revenue over the trailing 12 months for the first time. With its strong trajectory, CEO Brian McAndrews isn't worried about Apple Music's long-term impact.

Watch: Girl breaks up with Spotify for Apple Music in hilarious video

Hot Chocolate Party, an LA-based sketch comedy troup, has posted an entertaining video that looks at some of the differences between streaming services by personifying them. In the sketch, a woman leaves her boyfriend, Spotify…
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First Apple HomeKit products hit the market: DT Daily 1:05

Today on DT Daily: the first products incorporating Apple’s “Home Kit” technology are hitting the market just ahead of next week’s World Wide Developers Conference, and rumors swirl about Apple's imminent music streaming…

Pandora musicologist wants to prescribe music to ease cancer symptoms

Pandora musicologist Nolan Gasser is testing whether he find the ideal music to ease cancer symptoms such as fatigue, pain, anxiety, and nausea. Taking research from music therapy, he has hopes to both find existing music and make new music…

Pandora buys major data firm to get to know you better

Music streaming service Pandora acquires Next Big Sound to better understand its users' listening habits. The partnership will also make Pandora a more valuable partner for artists and labels.

Songwriters and publishers score a big win in court case against Pandora

California-based online radio service Pandora Media will now have to pay BMI — one of the top two songwriting organizations — over 40 percent more in performance royalties. The case is far from over, though, as Pandora plans to appeal…

With Grooveshark out of the picture, we pit Spotify against Pandora

We pit Spotify and its large library of music against Pandora and the Music Genome Project in a showdown for online music streaming supremacy.

Taylor Swift is right: Music can’t survive if you don’t pay for it

Music has never been a steady path to fortune, but ad-supported streaming services like Pandora and Spotify are making it harder and harder for all but superstar musicians to survive.