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Apple Music Reveals Top Songs of 2022, Launches Redesigned Replay Experience

Apple Music unveiled its year-end charts ranking 2022’s top songs, top Shazams, top fitness songs and tracks with the most-read lyrics. The service also announced the launch of…

Jennifer Lopez Says Upcoming Album Is Inspired by Rekindled Romance With Ben Affleck

Just days after Jennifer Lopez announced her new LP “This Is Me… Now,” the star sat down with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1 to discuss the upcoming…

Juanes Previews Forthcoming Album in Partnership With Mercedes-Benz, Dolby Atmos (EXCLUSIVE)

In the days leading up to the 23rd Latin Grammy Awards, Colombian guitarist and singer-songwriter Juanes partnered with several brands — including Apple Music, Universal Music Group, Dolby…

YouTube Music and Premium Soar to 80 Million-Plus Paid Subscribers (EXCLUSIVE)

In a remarkably rapid growth surge, YouTube’s Music and Premium services now have more than 80 million paying subscribers combined, a rep informs Variety — up a whopping…

Spotify Is Considering Raising U.S. Subscription Prices, CEO Daniel Ek Says, Following Apple and YouTube

For years, there has been one quick solution to at least partially remedy the low royalty payments most musicians receive from streaming services: Raise subscription prices. In the…

Apple Raising Prices for Apple TV+, Music Services for the First Time

Apple is hiking fees for the Apple Music and Apple TV+ subscription services for the first time. In the U.S., the cost of Apple TV+ for new and…

Sam Smith Announces New Album, ‘Gloria’: an ‘Emotional, Sexual and Spiritual Liberation’

Grammy and Oscar winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith has announced their fourth studio album, “Gloria,” will be released on January 27, 2023 via Capitol Records. Made with longtime collaborators Jimmy Napes,…

About 100,000 Songs Are Being Released Every Day on DSPs, Top Label Execs Say

Feeling like you’re having a hard time keeping up with all the new music that’s coming out? You’re not alone — even if you are, say, a computer…

Kevin Mayer Breaks Down Candle Media Investment Strategy: Targeting Content Firms With Well-Defined Audiences and Commerce Potential

Kevin Mayer says that the investment strategy at Candle Media, the hard-charging entertainment startup that he heads with Tom Staggs, is product of his career time at Disney…