music articles

Apple expected to bundle Beats Music into iOS soon

Nearly six months after Apple purchased Beats Music as part of a $3 billion acquisition, the company is reportedly planning to bundle it directly into iOS, a move that would effectively bring the subscription streaming music service to every iPhone…

Spotify is now available to all Canucks

Canadian music fans, rejoice! It may have taken nearly six years but streaming music provider Spotify is finally available to all Canucks via mobile devices and desktop computers following an invite-only period that launched this past summer.

eMusic to drop major record labels, return to its independent roots

Pioneering digital music store eMusic is returning to its roots. The site, whose music subscription service predates peer-to-peer file sharing service Napster, recently announced plans to exit the mainstream music business and once again only carry tunes from independent artists.

GhostTunes is Garth Brooks' new digital music service

Country music superstar Garth Brooks has made his music available for purchase in a digital format for the first time ever. Instead of signing a licensing deal with an established player like iTunes, Rhapsody or Spotify, the iconic artist has…

YouTube to rebrand streaming music effort as 'Music Key'

Remember Music Pass, the yet-to-launch streaming music service from YouTube? After months of delays that ultimately resulted in the division's product manager parting ways with the company, the service may finally be coming together under a completely new name according to…