Chief financial officer says that Sony, owner of one of the world's three major labels, needs to evaluate what kind of value it's getting in allowing catalog music to be streamed for free.
Amazon may be planning an ad-supported video service, one that includes music videos and both original and licensed TV series as a counterpoint to its Instant Video download and subscription services, according to a report.
Free All Music began a private beta test this week, and I'm satisfied with the value proposition, as the ad-viewing and MP3-downloading process is surprisingly painless.
EMI is the second big recording company to cut deal with FreeAllMusic.com, a start-up that thinks it can succeed with ad-supported music.
Greg Sandoval talks about what led to SpiralFrog's sudden death, and whether other sites have any hope of pursuing a similar model successfully.
The subscription streaming service from the giant behind Android-powered devices is adding a free radio-like product to go with its $10-a-month plan.
Spotify now has more than 20 million paid subscribers and over 75 million active users, and has raised a reported $526 million.
In a letter to the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut, lawyers for the Universal Music Group say the label hasn't engaged in anticompetitive practices with Apple over free streams from Apple rivals like Spotify.
Apple plans to relaunch Beats Music on Monday after putting the streaming service in a holding pattern for a year. Here's how it can make up for lost time.
Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.