Music Business Roundup: Apple Announcement, Tidal’s New Features, & More

Drake Each week on Songwriter U, Songspace recaps the top stories in the world of music business. Here’s everything you need to know from the week ending on June 5th. Apple's Streaming Service Announcement Next week is one of Apple's annual conferences, and one of the main announcements is expected to be the launch of their music streaming service. In a market full of competitors such as Spotify, Tidal, and Pandora, Apple has "catching up to do." Some things to look out for: if they were able to complete deals with all the major labels, how having 700 million iPhones sold affects their growth, what influence new artist partners have, and how download sales are affected by this change in focus. Read More... Tidal Talks New Features Jay Z's company has made a few announcements regarding upcoming updates: the new desktop app will improve the user experience, a student discount will now be available (with 50% off of each possible subscription price), and a partnership with Ticketmaster makes purchasing concert tickets much easier. All these features will be available in the coming weeks. Sign In to Keep Reading

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