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  1. Warner Music Group sells its entire stake in Spotify, realizing $504 million

    In its earnings call on Tuesday morning, Warner Music Group announced that it has now sold its entire stake in Spotify…

  2. Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s newest release highlights the extent of Apple Music’s disruption

    The Tidal high-fidelity music streaming service was suddenly the center of attention…

  3. Tastemaker George Ergatoudis leaves Spotify to join Apple Music

    George Ergatoudis, one of the most influential tastemakers in the UK business, is leaving Spotify…

  4. Beleaguered Tidal subscription music service running out of cash, may close next year

    Lossless streaming music service Tidal is reported to be running out of cash..

  5. Kanye West cuts ties with Tidal as Jay-Z’s latest album pops up on Apple Music

    The same day that the Jay-Z album ‘4:44’ exits Tidal exclusivity, Kanye West, one of Tidal’s initial 16 artist-owners…

  6. Jimmy Iovine: Apple has no plans to buy Tidal or any other streaming music service

    We’re not looking to acquire any streaming services…

  7. Amazon, Pandora prep new music streaming services

    Pandora is expected to make the first move by unveiling, perhaps as early as this week, an expanded version…

  8. Kanye West tries to goad Apple CEO Tim Cook to buy Tidal

    Taking a break from his social media spat with pop singer Taylor Swift, rapper Kanye West this weekend…

  9. Kanye West calls for Apple to buy Tidal, demands executive meeting

    Rapper Kanye West in a minor tweet storm on Saturday called on Apple to purchase Apple Music competitor Tidal…

  10. YouTube’s music streaming takes a beating from Apple Music, Spotify, others

    YouTube is no longer the biggest music streaming game in town…

  11. Apple blasts Spotify for ‘resorting to rumors and half-truths, asking for preferential treatment’

    In a letter sent to Spotify general counsel Horacio Gutierrez on Friday, Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell rebutted…

  12. Apple buying Tidal would be a very savvy move

    Investor sentiment in Apple this morning has been that they have made or are making a poor move in shooting to acquire…

  13. Why the heck would Apple want to buy Jay Z’s Tidal?

    Apple is in talks to buy Tidal, the streaming music service purchased…

  14. Why Apple buying Jay Z’s Tidal makes sense – and why it doesn’t

    Apple is apparently in exploratory talks to acquire Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal…

  15. Desperate Spotify tries to manufacture an Apple App Store antitrust issue that does not exist

    Spotify’s general counsel Horacio Gutierrez — who used to be Microsoft’s second-highest-ranking in-house lawyer…

  16. Spotify accuses Apple of ‘grave harm’

    Spotify says Apple is making it harder for the streaming music company to compete by blocking…

  17. Taylor Swift and the music industry wage war on Google’s YouTube, take fight to U.S. Congress

    Taylor Swift and many in the music industry are officially taking their bad blood with Google’s YouTube to Congress…

  18. Apple Music’s Iovine, Reznor, Cue and Kondrk on streaming’s new world order and why ‘we all should be’ worried

    Twelve months of Apple Music have brought the service 15 million paid subscribers and, for its architects…

  19. Apple Music will get a makeover, but it needs much more

    Last year, Apple finally got into the subscription music business…

  20. Largest shareholder urges beleaguered Pandora to sell the company

    Beleaguered Pandora should hire an investment bank to help the company explore its strategic options including a sale….

  21. Spotify dims as Apple Music shines

    Apple Music subscriptions have surpassed the 13 million mark, up from the 11 million announced two months ago…

  22. New Drake album to be exclusively available on Apple Music

    Hip-hop artist Drake has some bad news for streaming-music service Spotify…

  23. Taylor Swift’s Apple Music commercial spurred 431% jump in sales for Drake

    Last week, Taylor Swift released a minute-long clip she filmed for Apple Music that featured her working out…

  24. Apple’s iTunes Store suffers as streaming sales surpass digital downloads for first time

    The Recording Industry Association of America has revealed that streaming music sales surpassed digital downloads…

  25. Apple Music adds another million subscribers in 1 month, surpasses 11 million paying members

    Apple Music now has more than 11 million paid subscribers…