• Why this headline is a bit misleading…

    While Apple Music’s subscriber count is currently at 21 million, just edging out Spotify with 20 million, feeding this is the fact that Spotify has a free, ad-supported tier that users can choose, while Apple Music does not.

    Spotify still controls the global paid music streaming market with a roughly 62 percent share.

    Read more about these […]

  • Happy October! Our fall playlist is here.

    We launched the first of our curated playlists this week with a collection of our favs for the fall season. The playlist includes NEEDTOBREATHE, Ingrid Michaelson, The New Schematics, for KING & COUNTRY, Paper Jackets, RayLand Baxter + more!

    Try on Our Fall Flannel here.


  • A huge win for songwriters and publishers…

    “The Senate’s passage of the Music Modernization Act (MMA) is a milestone by any measure. It is also just the beginning.”

    We’re still pinching ourselves. Read more about just how significant this new law is here.


    Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of for KING & COUNTRY. The Australian duo, comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012 & their sophomore effort RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at […]

  • How is streaming doing? Are CDs or vinyls more relevant?

    Streaming becomes more and more relevant with the steady growth of paid subscribers (now totaling 46.3 million), while “old school” CDs are continually being replaced by the even older school medium, vinyl records.

    Read more about the revenue growth in all sides of the music industry here.

  • Why The ‘Release Radar’ Playlist Is Spotify’s Secret Weapon

    Here at Streaming Promotions we constantly try to shift and re-contextualize the conversation with respect to streaming from stream counts to far more meaningful measures of engagement such as saves and follows. It has been a challenge. But every piece of data we’ve seen in our campaigns points to these actions as being significant points […]

  • Spotify’s Discover Weekly: How machine learning finds your new music

    The science behind personalized music recommendations
    This Monday — just like every Monday— over 100 million Spotify users found a fresh new playlist waiting for them. It’s a custom mixtape of 30 songs they’ve never listened to before but will probably love. It’s called Discover Weekly, and it’s pretty much magic.
    I’m a huge fan of Spotify, and particularly Discover […]