Sway Calloway has been known to be one of the most well-respected hip-hop journalists and radio personalities to ever do it. Now, he’s taking his efforts to the next level: a whole festival under his name. For the first time, he will be teaming up with his home team SiriusXM and Pandora to launch the inaugural Sway Fest 2019.
More than three fourths of the American internet-using population over the age of 13 is now streaming music. That’s according to MusicWatch’s audiocensus Q2 2019 report on U.S. music consumption and listening habits, shared exclusively with Billboard in advance of its publication.
Pandora today announced a new integration with Instagram that will allow users to share to their Instagram Story their favorite music and podcasts.
In Washington, the Music Modernization Act aims to help byand closing a loophole in copyright law so it better fits the digital era. President Trump signed the landmark bill in October 2018, after it passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate.
Audio entertainment giant SiriusXM, the home of Howard Stern, on Tuesday reported continued growth in its satellite radio and Pandora subscribers.
Pandora has launched an in-house digital consultancy called Studio Resonate. Studio Resonate provides advertisers with audio creative development, sonic branding and strategy services, as well as visual design, rich media production, web / mobile experiences, and live activations.
The investment bank’s ‘Music In The Air’ dossier, from August 2017, forecast a booming future for record labels, and set in motion a series of escalating valuations for Universal Music Group which have since hit $50bn (in the case of JP Morgan). In that report, Goldman forecast that trade revenues from paid streaming would reach $28bn by the year 2030, with the overall recorded music industry pulling in a whopping $41bn in the same 12 months.
Pandora’s integration with new owner SiriusXM continues today, as the music streaming service will now benefit from the numerous SiriusXM guests and artists who come through its New York studios on a regular basis. Now, those guests’ interviews will contribute to Pandora Stories — the recently launched product that combines music and podcasts in a new format.
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