Spotify, Pandora, Google Play Music and more will all be available data-free, with customers also getting access to gigs and music discounts.
Australians are spending more than ever on streaming according to new sales figures. But while the recording industry is praising the rise of digital music, streaming can't staunch the heavy losses seen in the past 15 years.
At Google's Nexus press event in San Francisco today, the search giant announced a new family plan that gives up to six people access to the Google Play Music library for $14.99 a month. Check out how it compares to competitive plans from Apple, Spotify, Rdio, and Tidal.
Chromecast Audio can plug into any speaker with a headphone jack to wirelessly stream music from your mobile device or PC.
Revenue from "freemium" music-streaming services is expected to surpass $1 billion by 2017, according to Juniper Research. Ultimately, they may also persuade more users to pay for subscriptions.
If you like listening to music, there are more streaming music services than ever, including Spotify and Apple Music. But which service is right for you? CNET's Sharon Profis looks at what they offer and how they differ.
The online retailer hopes curated playlists at a lower annual price tag will lure Brits away from Apple Music and Spotify.
Al Franken is particularly concerned about whether Apple has stymied competition in the music-streaming business by controlling its own application marketplace.
The musician and founder of high-definition music seller PonoMusic said streaming services don't meet his bar for sound quality.
The streaming service combines radio, on-demand music and social media.