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Singer-songwriter Kelly Rowland's favorite tech

Kevin Frazier, co-anchor of OMG Insider, catches up with Kelly Rowland in New York to talk tech, music, and her favorite social media apps. Plus, CNET Senior Editor Brian Tong breaks down the best in music-streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, and Beastmode.fm.

By June 5, 2013

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Singer-songwriter Kelly Rowland's favorite tech

Kevin Frazier, co-anchor of OMG Insider, catches up with Kelly Rowland in New York to talk tech, music, and her favorite social media apps. Plus, CNET Senior Editor Brian Tong breaks down the best in music-streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora, and Beastmode.fm.

By June 4, 2013

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Taylor Swift is right about music, wrong about Spotify, says CEO Ek

Spotify's Daniel Ek says the world's top subscription streaming-music service added 2.5 million paying members in fewer than six months and has returned a total of $2 billion to the music industry.

By November 11, 2014

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Attention, artists: Streaming music is the inescapable future. Embrace it

Music's bedrock business will be selling access to streams, not ownership of tunes. So what does that mean for the artists you love? It should be music to their ears.

By November 14, 2014

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Taylor Swift's record label disputes Spotify payment claims

Singer received less than $500,000 in the past 12 months for US music streaming, label tells Time magazine.

By November 12, 2014

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Spotify is earning some artists more than iTunes in Europe

Music publisher Kobalt says "the pipes are broken" in the record industry, but has seen a huge surge in money from streaming sites.

By November 6, 2014

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SoundCloud goes legit, licensing music from major label Warner

The "YouTube for audio" signs its first deal with one of the three major record labels, which will give it access to songs for a subscription-streaming service to launch in 2015.

By November 4, 2014

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Songwriters remind Pandora: You're profiting from our songs

Ahead of a congressional hearing about royalty rates, a group of songwriters sing their famous hits and say that without them, Pandora and Web radio have nothing to sell.

By November 28, 2012

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Apple, U2 secretly work on new way to buy music

U2 and Apple have been working on an "exciting" digital format that will spur people to buy more music, the band tells Time.

By September 18, 2014

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Pandora scores follow-up hit with BMG license deal

Direct pact with BMG, which manages royalty rights for stars like Beyonce, comes soon after its first deal with labels, another sign the music industry is picking up Pandora's good vibrations.

By September 11, 2014