All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pandora’

Pandora Will Sell Day Passes for Ad-Free Music

Pandora is looking for ways to increase revenue, and it’s come up with a way to get users to pay for music, without actually forcing them to commit to a full-on subscription to the premium service. Pandora confirmed to GigaOm that it will soon unveil a “day pass” option, which will allow users to buy a small period of ad-free …

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Pandora Is Now Letting Artists Message You

Everyone’s getting in on the messaging craze, even Pandora internet radio. Have you ever wanted Lenny Kravitz to send you a message, just before you listen to one of his songs, explaining his thoughts behind said song? That’s now a possibility, thanks to Pandora’s new Artist Audio Messaging feature. Pandora is now letting artists (a select few for now, as …

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Study Looks At Top Brands For Customer Loyalty

New data has been released finding that WhatsApp, Facebook, Pandora, Netflix, and Google are the leading brands for customer loyalty in their respective categories (Instant Messaging, Social Networking, Online Music, Online VideoStreaming, and Search). This data comes from the Brand Keys 2015 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index based on a survey of 36,605 consumers, 18 to 65 years of age from …

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Pharrell Williams: Lawyer Tells YouTube to Remove Songs

Pharrell Williams is just one musician whose music videos are on YouTube illegally, at least according to music-business attorney Irving Azof. He founded the new legal group Global Music Rights, and has told YouTube that it does not have performance rights to thousands of songs by about 40 of his clients, including the Eagles, Chris Cornel, John Lennon, and Pharrell …

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Pandora Now Offering Analytics for Its Musicians

Pandora, forever fighting the perception of some that it’s not exactly artist friendly, has just announced a new analytics platform called the Artists Marketing Platform (AMP). Pandora says it’s the best way to harness Pandora’s 76 million monthly active users, who listen to over 20 hours a month. The AMP will offer musicians analytics like total track plays, number of …

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Pandora’s Diversity Numbers Warrant Some Semblance of Praise

In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first human woman created by the gods… Nah, I’m just messin’ with you – I’m not going to go down that route. Congratulations are in order, however, to Pandora Radio, for releasing the first set of diversity statistics that don’t immediately trigger a massive groan. There are groans to be had, but the initial …

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Pandora Hikes Price, Cites Rising Royalty Rates

Like most music streaming services, Pandora’s users are mostly the non-paying kind–the ones who are perfectly content to deal with some ads in order to avoid paying a monthly subscription fee. If you’re one of those 200 million+ people, you can breathe a sigh of relief–this doesn’t really affect you. But current annual subscribers and future subscribers to Pandora One, …

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Pandora Jewelry Makes A Great Valentine’s Day Gift

If you are running around looking for a last minute gift for your valentine this year, consider buying a piece of Pandora jewelry. Pandora jewelry has been popular for several years, but this year it has become a top Valentine’s Day gift. Pandora is well known for making beautiful beads that can be added to bracelets, rings and necklaces. These …

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Pandora Now Lets Advertisers Target Drivers

Do you use Pandora radio while driving? If so, you might just start to get a bit more advertising from more companies. Pandora announced at CES that it’s now letting advertisers target drivers with in-car advertising. The company notes that Pandora Radio is already available on nine out of the 10 best-selling passenger vehicles so this new initiative will help …

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Pandora Coaxes You Awake with New Musical Alarm Clock

If it’s not a loud, jarring buzzing noise, it’s not going to wake me up. Being peacefully coaxed awake by a beautiful piece of music sounds like a great idea, but the sad fact is that I’d sleep right through it. Oh well, Pandora’s new feature isn’t for me. But it may be for you. The streaming radio app has …

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Pandora Lands On Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast has thus far only been used as a video streaming device for services like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. That’s not to say that the Chromecast can only do video, however, as a major player in the online music streaming business has now announced support for the device. Pandora announced today that its Android and iOS mobile apps have …

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Pandora’s New CEO Was Advertising Age’s First ‘Digital Executive Of The Year’

Pandora announced on Wednesday that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian McAndrews as the company’s new CEO. He will replace outgoing CEO Joe Kennedy. The company announced that Kennedy would be stepping down after about a decade in the role back in March, and Kennedy has remained with the company throughout the transition process. McAndrews’s previous experience includes Madrona …

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