Music streaming

  1. One-Fifth of a Percent? A Closer Look at Amazon's Prime Music Launch

    June 24, 2014 10:43 AM EDT Amazon broke with tradition Monday and released some statistics on early adoption of its new Prime Music service. Although vague, the numbers seem to suggest Prime is off to a decent start. But, again, the numbers are vague. Launched June 12 , Pr ...

  2. Slacker Redesign Helped Drive 100K New Subscribers

    May 08, 2013 6:45 PM EDT In February, San Diego-based Slacker broke away from catering just to core music fans and changing its service with mainstream consumers in mind, giving the service more visual elements, adding more personalized recommendations in order to appea ...

  3. iTunes 10-Year Anniversary: 12 Best iTunes Ads

    April 26, 2013 2:37 PM EDT The iTunes Store launched on April 28, 2003, as an industry-supported alternative to combatting online music piracy, starting a revolution for companies and customers alike. Their first customers received a free download of The Fray's " ...

  4. Business Matters: Streaming, Subscriptions Rising, But Total Recorded-Music Revenues Down 1% in 2012: RIAA Report

    March 26, 2013 6:05 PM EDT Subscription and streaming services experienced tremendous growth and accounted for 15% of record business revenue in 2012, according to RIAA statistics released Tuesday. That expansion helped digital revenue surge to 59% of total recorded musi ...