Spotify has been a punching bag for songwriters & publishers the past few weeks, meanwhile Apple Music seems to be benefiting from a win-win scenario.
Spotify is not only receiving bad press, but it’s also giving Apple Music the opportunity to make up ground in its paid subscriber tally. Read about Spotify’s failed attempts to remedy the CRB appeal situation and how Apple Music is smartly staying out of the game entirely.
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Spotify’s direct upload feature may be invite only for now, but it’s been indicated it will be open to all in the near future…
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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.
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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.
Don’t have a distributor for your new release? This could be a non-issue very soon. Spotify has now launched a new beta feature that allows you to directly upload your music. This feature is invite-only for now, but it looks like it will be open to every artist in the near future.
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Tatiana at the office called our attention to this novel new Spotify hack. Spotify and Netflix have partnered to creates playlists for every ‘Stranger Things’ character. Take the quiz and follow the playlist(s). A fun #MusicMonday follow.
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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 […]