Amazon Music Set to Pass Pandora For Number Two Spot

Amazon Music is set to pass Pandora as the second-largest music app, leaving only Spotify ahead of it.

Apple Drops Apple Music Trial to One Month

Apple has dropped its free trial period for Apple Music from three months to a single month.

Apple Buys Primephonic, Will Launch Dedicated Classical Music App

Apple has acquired Primephonic, a leading classical music streaming service, and plans to released a dedicated classical music app.

Apple Music Support Likely Coming to Tesla

Teslas may soon have native Apple Music support, according to a hacker who found a placeholder in Tesla’s software.

Apple Beefing Up Cloud Division With Spate of Hires

Apple has been on a hiring spree, bringing in some of the best cloud engineers money can buy.

Facebook Is Turning Spotify, Apple Music Links Into 30-Sec Previews That Anyone Can Listen To

Since the dawn of the status update, Facebook users have been posting about what music they’re listening to. A lot of the time, users post links to YouTube videos. For a while, Spotify shares have gone in and then out…

Apple Music Just Launched in China and Wow It’s Cheap

Apple Music is now available in China, a very important market for Apple, and it’s pretty damn cheap. How cheap? 10 RMB per month, which is about $1.50. Plus, they’re getting the same three-month free trial as everyone else. In…

Apple Music Free Trials Are About to End, FYI

If you signed up for Apple Music when it first launched, your free trial is almost up. When Apple launched Apple Music on June 30th, the company gave all new Apple Music users a three-month free trial as a way…

Apple Music Exec Abruptly Leaves Company

Two month ago, Apple unveiled its long-awaited music streaming platform, Apple Music. Now, one of its top execs is abruptly leaving the company. Ian Rogers, the once CEO of Beats Music and Apple exec who crafted the Beats 1 “always-on”…

Apple “Has Every Reason to Believe Dr. Dre Has Changed”

It’s a pretty big month for Dr Dre. He’s just released a new album, which is being met with rave reviews. A movie about him, in part, is riding high at the top of the box office. Apple, a company…

Apple Music Sees 48% of Trialers Stop Using the Service, Says Study

There’s a new study out about Apple Music, and it suggests that a lot of people have given up on the company’s new streaming service. According to a MusicWatch survey of 5,000 US consumers, 48 percent of those who have…

Apple Music Festival Kicks off Sept. 19 with Pharrell, One Direction, Disclosure

For eight years, Apple put on the iTunes Festival in London. Now, it’s out with the old and in with the new. The multiple-day concert has been rebranded as the Apple Music Festival, and the company has just announced its…

Dr. Dre’s New Album Streams Thursday on Apple Music

If you’re looking to hear Dr Dre’s first album since we were all up in arms about Y2K, you’ll need to go through Apple – as it’s an iTunes and Apple Music exclusive. But if you have Apple Music, which…

Trying Apple Music? Don’t Forget to Turn Off Auto-Renewal

Apple just launched its streaming music competitor, Apple Music, and I’m sure you’re at least thinking about trying it out. Apple is offering up a free three-month trial, which is a pretty sweet deal. Who wouldn’t want to have access…

Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Apple launched Apple Music to the world. And Apple’s always on, “progressive” radio station Beats 1 is currently censoring the music it plays worldwide. Apple, who gave Dr. Dre a “senior role” in the company when it acquired his…

Apple to Pay 0.247 Cents Per Stream During Apple Music Free Trial?

Apple is set to pay labels 0.2 cents per stream during its Apple Music free trial period, which is set to kick off on June 30 and last up the three months. According to the New York Times, Apple worked…

Apple Music Scores Some Major Indie Love

It looks like Apple and independent music labels are going to get along after all. Following Apple’s big 180 regarding the payment of artists during Apple Music’s free trial period, the company has inked a couple of big deals and…

Google Play Music Now Has a Free, Ad-Supported Radio Tier

To some people Google Play Music, Google’s subscription music streaming service, may have gotten lost in a sea of other offerings. But now, just a week before Apple launches its new music streaming platform, Google is reminding you about its…

Apple Will Pay Artists During Apple Music Trial Period, and They Can Thank Taylor Swift

Artists who thought they weren’t going to get paid during Apple Music’s three-month trial period can thank Taylor Swift, as Apple has responded to her complaints by doing a complete about-face on its policy. When Apple announced Apple Music recently,…

Spotify Hits 20M Paid Users, Defends Artist Payouts

Spotify has a message for Apple and its new Apple Music venture – you’re starting well in the hole. The streaming music company has just announced it has hit 20 million paid subscribers, and 75 million total active users (meaning…