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DistroKid launches DistroVid

DistroKid, a distributor of independent music, has launched DistroVid, a new music video distribution service that enables any artist to upload an unlimited number of music videos to leading digital service providers for one price. DistroVid’s launch partners include Apple Music, Amazon Music, TIDAL and Vevo, with more digital service providers expected to come online in the coming months. DistroKid says […]

June 29, 2022

Amazon Music on VIZIO

Connected entertainment platform specialist VIZIO has confirmed the addition of streaming audio service Amazon Music to the lineup of apps available to VIZIO smart TV users in the US. The Amazon Music app allows VIZIO users to launch the app from the home screen and easily search and discover songs, albums, playlists, and more. Prime […]

March 4, 2022

Vodafone launches Pro Broadband with Alexa

UK multiplay telco Vodafone has launched Vodafone Pro Broadband with Alexa Built-in which it claims offers customers a UK broadband first – a Super WiFi Plus booster with Alexa Built-in, hybrid 4G broadband back-up and dedicated WiFi Xperts support from £38 (€45) a month. Vodafone’s new booster includes Alexa – giving households the ability to […]

August 9, 2021

Vestel adds Amazon Music to Smart TVs

Vestel has announced the launch of Amazon Music on its Smart TVs. Available immediately, the Amazon Music app has been rolled out to all Vestel-manufactured Smart TV ranges across Europe. With Amazon Music, Vestel-made Smart TVs can offer Prime members access to two million hand-curated songs and over one thousand playlists and stations at no […]

June 29, 2021

MPs to examine streaming’s impact on music industry

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to undertake a new inquiry examining what economic impact music streaming is having on artists, record labels and the sustainability of the wider music industry. With streaming currently accounting for more than half of the global music industry’s revenue, the inquiry will look […]

October 15, 2020By Colin Mann

Study: Stream-ripping piracy on the rise

A study carried out by rights licensing body PRS for Music has found that overall usage of stream-ripping services dramatically increased by 1390 per cent between 2016 and 2019, overshadowing all other illegal online music activity in the UK. Online rights monitoring company INCOPRO was commissioned by PRS for Music to produce Stream-ripping: its role […]

September 17, 2020By Colin Mann

Amazon Music app on LG TVs

LG Electronics (LG) is launching an integrated Amazon Music app for its OLED, NanoCell and smart LCD TVs produced between 2016 and 2020 for LG TV owners in key countries of Asia, Europe and the Americas. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to two million songs and over one thousand playlists and stations at […]

September 11, 2020