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Beyoncé and Jay Z in 'Apesh*t'.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s new album just dropped on Spotify, Apple, and Amazon

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new album 'Everything is Love' just dropped on Spotify, Apple, and Amazon. Tidal's short exclusive window raises questions about Jay-Z's plans for Tidal.
Shakil Khan.

A famous Spotify investor has dropped an explosive harassment lawsuit against his brother

Spotify investor and well-known Silicon Valley figure Shakil Khan has dropped a harassment lawsuit filed in London against his estranged brother, Tanweer Khan.
Owen Grover

This former iHeart exec used to chase crazy partnerships on Bob Pittman’s jet, now he’s helping public radio take back power from Apple

One longtime former iHeart exec, Owen Grover, has spent more than a decade schooling broadcasting companies how to survive in the age of music streaming. And now he's trying a new thing, giving public radio more power.

We stop discovering new music at age 30, a new survey suggests — here are the scientific reasons why this could be

A survey from music streaming service Deezer suggests we stop listening to new music at the age of 30 years and 6 months — a time when we are likely to be feeling overwhelmed by musical choice, and busy with work and children.

Kanye West chose a relatively unknown app to livestream his new album release — and it’s skyrocketed to the top of the App Store

Kanye West made good on his promise to release his new album "Ye" on June 1, but one night before the album's release, he decided to livestream his album release party on the relatively unheard of WAV app.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek.

‘We rolled this out wrong’: Spotify CEO regrets the way R Kelly and XXXTentacion were banned

Spotify's chief executive Daniel Ek has said he regrets the way his company banned rappers R Kelly and XXXTentacion without really explaining why. R Kelly and XXXTentacion were booted from Spotify's playlists earlier this month.

Spotify shared its top 16 predictions for the biggest song of the summer

Spotify has shared a list of 16 songs that the streaming service is predicting could become the most popular tracks of the summer, including recent Billboard No. 1 hits like Drake's "Nice for What" and Childish Gambino's "This Is America," alongside a 2018 album cut from rapper Cardi B.
YouTube Red's first hit show is "Cobra Kai," a spin-off of the "Karate Kid" movies.

YouTube’s new music-subscription service takes on Apple Music and Spotify

YouTube is taking another crack at the music-streaming game — the Google-owned company introduced YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium on Thursday morning.

14 apps everyone should have on their phone

Most people spend the vast majority of their time in just a handful of apps. These are the best ones everyone should have.
R. Kelly.

Spotify has removed R. Kelly from its playlists after abusive ‘sex cult’ allegations

Spotify removed R&B singer R. Kelly from all of its editorial and algorithmic playlists on Thursday. Kelly is the first artist Spotify has acknowledged removing from its playlists under a recently implemented "hateful conduct" policy.