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Apple Will Pull the Plug on Beats Music at the End of the Month

Rumors of Beats Music's imminent demise have been floating around the industry since late last year and Apple has officially announced that they will pull the plug on the project on Nov. 30.

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Sony’s Contract With Spotify Shows How Labels Actually Make Money Off Streaming

With Jay Z's purchase, re-branding and re-launch of Tidal, the digital music streaming arms race has reached a fever pitch. The various services--Rdio, Apple's Beats Music and the biggest of all, Spotify--have tried to separate themselves, by means of price, library size or in- and out-of-browser user experience...

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Spotify Plans to Start Streaming Videos

 

The digital music streaming world is an arms race. As Jay Z's maligned but well-funded Tidal throws exclusives and live shows at the wall to see what sticks, and while Apple attempts to squeeze competitors out of the game altogether, Spotify is attempting to clutch onto its number-one spot. Acc...

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Online Music Streaming Was More Profitable Than CD Sales in 2014

 

For the first time, digital music streaming has surpassed physical CD sales in terms of profitability. According to the RIAA and Business Insider, 2014 saw CD sales slide 12.7% t...

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Apple Buys Analytics Company To Help Support Beats Music Relaunch

Maybe Kanye West's Steve Jobs worship isn't misplaced. The late Apple CEO's spirit of innovation seems to run through the company, with the music and computer giant rumored to be making another in a series of shrewd moves...

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Hip-Hop/R&B Was The Most Popular Music Genre Streamed In 2014

Hip-hop had a bad year when it came to album sales as no projects went platinum in 2014, but when it comes to streaming services, hip-hop reigns supreme

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Stream J. Cole’s Album ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’

J. Cole's unexpected 2014 Forest Hills Drive album is on-sale today but if you'd like to stream the album before copping, you can do so via Beats Music

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Apple Reportedly Relaunching Beats Music As Part Of iTunes Next Year

In late September, rumors began circulating around Apple shutting down Beats Music—the subscription based music streaming service made available for customers online and as an app—in order to make some "changes

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Apple Allegedly Will Pull The Plug On Beats Music

Looks like Apple might be following through with their decision to shutdown Beats Music, the subscription based music streaming service made available for customers online and as an app, according to a recent Tech Crunch report...

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Spike Lee And Beats Music Present: Do The Right Thing 25 Year Anniversary

Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing (1989) changed the lives of minorities across the country and raised the bar for African-American filmmakers, by portraying the gritty, true-to-life, images of racial division in New York...

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