Apple Wants To Bundle Subscriptions! | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
It has been reported that Apple is planning a single subscription kit. This package would include Apple Music, original TV shows, and magazine articles. The 1st step for an integrated offering will be the release, next year, of an Apple digital news subscription service. This service will include Texture, an app which provides more than 200 publications, containing The New Yorker and Vanity Fair for $9.99 per month. If this bundle does release, it will compete with Amazon Pri
Apple Beating Spotify In The U.S.? | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
On July 5th, it has been reported that Apple Music exceeded Spotify’s US-located subscriber count. Apple Music and Spotify both have more than 20 million subscribers in the U.S. The statistics for 2018 reveals that Apple is thriving a far intense rate-of-growth in the United States, implying a wider lead over the forthcoming months. Ironically, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple’s US-located subscriber growth ratio was 5%, correlated to Spotify’s 2% back in February.
Apple Music For Artists Beta Launches! | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
On June 5th, Apple has debuted Apple Music for Artists, in beta. This platform is for musicians to trail their stream results, statistics, and other essential data. Musicians can discover where listeners have noticed their music, along with the names of the playlists. Also, they can observe the demographics of their top consumers, including a universal aspect. Apple Music for Artists is intended to make streaming statistics more apparent for musicians, record labels, and the
Apple Keeps Gaining On Spotify! | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
Apparently, Apple Music proceeds to increase around 2 million net added subscribers, monthly. Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has announced that the platform now has 50 million users (the number is mixed with paid subscriptions and consumers with a 3-month trial). Their rival, Spotify, currently has 75 million subscribers and 170 million monthly active consumers. Also, they included 4 million paid subscribers in the first 3 months of 2018. What do you guys think? Team Apple or Te
Apple Music Vs Spotify: Who Will Take The US? | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
It seems like Apple Music is catching up with Spotify! In October 2017, it was discovered that 18.2 million of Spotify’s paid subscribers are located in the United States. Apple Music has 15 million consumers who also in the United States. Billboard evaluated that Apple gained 6 million paid subscribers and Spotify gained 5.2 million subscribers in 2017. Apple takes the lead in market interest, along with the earnings from iTunes, could outrun Spotify in July. What do you guy
What Streaming Services Are Paying In 2018! (Part 2) | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
In this episode, we continue to discuss streaming services and how they pay per play. 5th place goes to Amazon Prime Music. Amazon has 16 million subscribers from both Amazon Prime Music and Music Unlimited. Amazon pays $0.0074 per play. Deezer takes 6th place. Deezer is French-established streaming music and has over 40 million audio tracks on their platform. This platform pays $0.0056 per play to musicians and has a 3.24% market share in the US. 7th place goes to Google Pla
Jimmy Iovine To Step Down At Apple Music! | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
Jimmy Iovine is prepared to leave Apple Music in August. Iovine turned to Apple in 2014 after being a long-time CEO at Interscope. Iovine associated with Steve Jobs and Eddy Cue back in 2003 and became an essential proponent of Apple’s iPod and iTunes. Apple Music gained more than 30 million subscribers since June 2015. Apple refused to comment on Iovine’s departure. Iovine’s replacement is still in question. What do you guys think? Let us know in the comment section down bel
Apple Buys Shazam! What It Means! | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
Apple made a deal with Shazam, a UK-based organization, for $400 million. Shazam is an audio recognition technology company founded in 1999. Apple positioned Apple Music to be the sole DSP partner of Shazam. Along with Apple’s current marketing, there’s a possibility of an upcoming boost of 300 million and more US/UK radio listeners. Since Shazam joined forces with Apple, the companies promise to produce a once-in-a-generation platform with their free trial system. What do yo
Apple Closing iTunes Store? | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
Since 2016, Apple made plans to phase-out music downloads from iTunes Store by the start of 2019. With download sales collapsing, Apple became very assertive with scheduling the termination. According to the company, they would shift a user’s iTunes download selection to a new Apple Music account. Next, with a three-month temporary trial account, the download collection would change into streaming equivalents. Users will not be able to buy music downloads from iTunes Store.
Are First Week Sales Back? | MUSIK !D TV NEWS
P!nk revealed how she made her album #1 on the charts. She teamed up with Apple Music with a 34-minute long documentary that is based on the album, Beautiful Trauma. The album was exclusively released on Apple Music along with a collage of exclusive interviews and studio footage. “She spent a lot of time going into Spotify offices around the world literally, she went into Spotify offices in Berlin, in London, in New York, in Los Angeles. We also did the same for Apple Music.