Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

65 Million Millennials Listen to Radio Each Week (Study)

65 Million Millennials Listen to Radio Each Week (Study)

Despite the hand-wringing about whether all young listeners have migrated to streaming music, many continue to regularly listen to broadcast radio. A survey from Nielsen estimated that about 65.2 million people in the U.S. aged 18 to 34 years listen to traditional broadcast radio each week.
Digital Notes: Yahoo's Music Play; Beep's Wireless Dial; and Pandora's Subscription Growth

Digital Notes: Yahoo's Music Play; Beep's Wireless Dial; and Pandora's Subscription Growth

Beep, backed by David Dolby of Dolby Laboratories, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and a dozen other technology heavyweights, announced its entry into the wireless home audio market. Yahoo has added music discovery to its Aviate mobile homescreen app. And Pandora, largely known for its free offering, posts surprising growth in its PandoraOne paid service.
Beats Music Rolls Out Commerce Via Topspin

Beats Music Rolls Out Commerce Via Topspin

Beats Music has rolled out an option for artists on its streaming music platform to promote merchandise, tickets or other forms of commerce, via an integration with Topspin Media. The arrangement fulfills part of a promise made by Beats Co-founder Jimmy Iovine a year ago to help artists connect directly with their fans.

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