1. Deezer Knocks Spotify Out of Shazam in Four Countries

    May 08, 2014 4:45 PM EDT Shazam's new deal with Deezer puts Spotify in the corner. Music-identification app Shazam has added on-demand streaming service Deezer as a partner, enabling Deezer account holders in four countries to listen to full-length songs immediately ...

  2. Key Takeaways on Streaming from Midem's First Day (Video)

    February 02, 2014 8:31 PM EST Key takeaways from the Saturday, Feb. 1 panel discussion “Streaming: A Sustainable Platform for Artists?” As well, y ou can stream the panel in full below. MUSIC DISCOVERY IS KEY TO THE FUTURE OF STREAMING SERVICES Axel Dauchez , CEO, Deezer: “Str ...

  3. Midem: 5 Questions with Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez

    February 02, 2014 2:48 PM EST     Moments after appearing on stage as part of the Saturday (Feb. 1) panel “Streaming: A Sustainable Platform for Artists?” Billboard.biz caught up with Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez for an exclusive one-to-one chat. Happy to discuss Deezer’s future pl ...

  4. Deezer Coming to the United States In 2014

    November 14, 2013 7:58 PM EST On-demand subscription service Deezer is finally be headed to the world's biggest music market. The France-based service is expected to launch in the United States in 2014, according to a major label source. While a report at Digital Music ...

  5. Music Matters Keynote from IFPI CEO Frances Moore Outlines Digital Growth, Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

    May 27, 2013 10:30 AM EDT The 2013 version of Asia’s leading music conference, Music Matters, closed on Thursday evening with the legendary Seymour Stein offering an impromptu tribute to conference founder and impresario Jasper Donat. Stein attended the meetings and note ...

  6. 13 Points to Watch at MIDEM 2013

    January 24, 2013 5:47 PM EST As the world's largest trade fair for the music industry, MIDEM can be daunting to navigate. Last year's gathering drew more than 6,850 attendees from 77 countries, representing 3,120 companies, including 155 startups. This year's ...

  7. Deezer Reaches 3 Million Subscribers, Launches Free Service, Adds Features

    December 19, 2012 5:59 PM EST The subscription marketplace is looking more and more like a two-horse race. French subscription service Deezer is launching a free, ad-supported version of its music service in more than 150 countries Thursday (Wednesday in the U.S.) and a host o ...

  8. Business Matters: Deezer's New Funding Puts It In A Coke/Pepsi Race With Spotify

    October 08, 2012 4:36 PM EDT When music subscription service Deezer confirmed Monday it raised $130 million in a round led by Warner Music Group owner Access Industries , the subscription music market suddenly had two well-funded frontrunners putting their support behind a si ...

  9. German Politicians @MIDEM Weigh in on Music Biz; GEMA Signs With Deezer

    January 31, 2012 7:45 AM EST "The German delegations are a mainstay of MIDEM and thus form part of its core," said MIDEM CEO Paul Zilk at the opening ceremony of the German joint stand on Sunday afternoon at MIDEM in Cannes. Numerous politicians flew from Germany in ...

  10. Music, Media Firms Pin Hopes On New Facebook Ties

    September 23, 2011 8:19 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Music and media companies are pinning fresh hopes for reviving their businesses on a small ribbon that Facebook has begun putting on user profiles called the "ticker." The new, slim stream of updates automatically list ...