Twitter Music

  1. If Not Twitter & SoundCloud, Who Will Make a Deal?

    May 21, 2014 1:36 PM EDT Conversations about acquisitions happen all the time, so maybe the story about Twitter and SoundCloud discussing a deal was more of an interesting leak than a close call. In the past two days, we’ve learned that there were conversations between th ...

  2. Beyonce Most Social Artist of the Week, No. 1 on Social 50 Chart

    December 20, 2013 6:40 PM EST Following the surprise debut of Beyonce's new self-titled album -- which sent social networks and the Twittersphere ablaze with chatter about the diva -- she jumps to No. 1 on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week. The Social 50 ranks th ...

  3. Reports of Twitter Music's Death Greatly Exaggerated (From the Magazine)

    October 25, 2013 2:36 PM EDT After a rocky six months as a stand-alone application, Twitter #Music is likely to be folded into Twitter's primary platform, according to several sources familiar with the plans. The possibility, and its implied uncertainty about the prod ...

  4. Twitter Ponders Pulling Plug on #Music App (Report)

    October 21, 2013 4:51 PM EDT Bye bye, Birdie? Twitter Music, which launched to great fanfare in April, may be headed for the delete key, according to reports. The standalone social music app, whose downloads soared in its first few days, quickly plummetted after the celebri ...

  5. What Does Twitter's IPO Mean To The Music Biz? Not A Whole Lot (Analysis)

    October 04, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Twitter is hoping to raise $1 billion in an initial public stock offering. What does it mean to the music business? Not a whole lot. An IPO is a confirmation of a company's revenue-generating capabilities and business model. Twitter would ...

  6. Twitter #Music is Now on Spotify

    September 13, 2013 2:23 PM EDT Twitter #Music is now on Spotify, the 140-character sharing network announced yesterday. Twitter #Music analyzes popular music based on the volume of tweets and mentions of that song on Twitter, and curates it in a playlist where users can easil ...

  7. Artists Are the 'CEOs of their Own Brand,' SXSW Music Panel Says

    March 15, 2012 8:00 PM EDT SXSW Music's "Taking The Throne: Branding is the New King" panel tackled the concept of the artist as a brand, and how fans buy into that brand is quickly becoming the most important way to be successful in the music industry going ...