music articles

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…

SiriusXM, YouTube to launch weekly top 15 countdown show

YouTube and SiriusXM on Thursday announced a partnership that will see the satellite radio provider host a weekly show called YouTube 15 featuring the top emerging and breakout songs on YouTube based on the previous week’s data.

MOG streaming music service is now officially dead

Less than two years after it was acquired by Beats electronics, MOG has officially shut down. The streaming music service, which was earlier scheduled to be discontinued on April 15, now encourages users to sign up for Beats Music.

Billboard and Twitter real-time music charts are now live

Billboard and Twitter on Tuesday launched the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts. The first charts to go live include the Billboard Twitter Trending 140, the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists and the weekly Billboard Twitter Top Tracks according to a press release…