Spotify unveils treasure trove of listener data to artists with Fan Insights portal

Spotify launching free tool called Fan Insights portal to give artists and managers detailed analytics on their listeners. Metrics offered include monthly plays of music, fans, location data, demographic info and fan engagement levels. ……

Rdio owed $220 million to creditors when it filed for bankruptcy 

Music streamer Rdio, which Pandora bought key assets from yesterday, owes about $220 million to creditors. The service made about $1.5 million monthly from subscription revenue, significantly less than its $4 million in monthly operating…

Pandora buys pieces of Rdio to battle rivals Spotify and Apple Music

Rdio may be about to disappear but Pandora's stepping in to grab the best bits. That's right, as Rdio filed for bankruptcy Monday, music streaming service Pandora said it's acquiring parts of Rdio to help it bring on-demand features to its…
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Serial inks deal with Pandora, becomes service's first podcast

You friends and family no longer have an excuse not to listen -- Serial is coming to streaming music giant Pandora and now has access to millions of Americans who don't yet listen to podcasts

Pandora is losing the music streaming war, throws shade at Spotify

The war of the music streaming services is heating up, and Pandora is shaping up to be a big loser once the dust settles. The company announced a disappointing third quarter and has lost active listeners since Apple Music launched.

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…