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Streaming music pumps up the volume, crosses $1 billion in US sales

US revenue from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Apple Music crossed a key threshold in the first six months of 2015, according to data from the major labels' trade group.

By September 21, 2015


6 things to consider when choosing a streaming-music subscription

Need help getting started on all-you-can-stream services like Spotify and Apple Music? Here are the six questions to ponder before you sign up.

By June 27, 2015


Prince won't stream music 4 U: Artist drops Spotify, Rdio

After Taylor Swift revived a public debate over payments to artists by streaming-music services, Prince is the next high-profile musician to pull his catalog off some Web venues.

By July 2, 2015


Taylor Swift's rebukes are the best ads streaming music can't buy

Streaming music's loudest critic is also its greatest gift: Every time Taylor Swift denounces services like Apple Music, she explains to consumers what a great deal they are.

By June 23, 2015


Rdio launches cheap streaming-music tier...just like Rhapsody

Rdio unveils a $3.99-a-month plan that gives you infinite skips on Pandora-like radio stations plus 25 on-demand songs of your choosing. In other words: a riff on Rhapsody UnRadio.

By May 14, 2015


Design of Apple streaming-music service said to be led by musician Trent Reznor

The Nine Inch Nails front man, chief creative officer at Beats, is directing the design of an Apple streaming-music service to rival Spotify's, according to The New York Times.

By March 25, 2015


Streaming music drowns out CD sales in US for the first time

US revenue from streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and Apple's Beats eclipsed sales of CDs last year, according to data from the music industry's trade group.

By March 19, 2015


Watch out, Spotify, Tidal is upping the ante for streaming-music sound quality

The Audiophiliac explores the deep end of Tidal's new music subscription service, and he loves the lossless sound quality.

By January 10, 2015


Tidal carves streaming music niche at a premium price

Tidal is a new subscription streaming service which offers truly lossless music -- and the promise of a better deal for the artists.

By December 23, 2014


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