LiveOne, a digital media company, has recently announced the launch of LiveXLive on the Android Automotive platform developed by Google, a multinational technology company. The company’s patented technologies and innovative music and podcast services are currently made available for download from Google Play Store as a native Android Automotive app.
LiveOne is a global platform for on-demand video, audio, and podcast/vodcast content in comedy, music, and pop culture. The company is also the owner of Custom Personalization Solutions, Palm Beach Records, Gramophone Media, React Presents, Slacker Radio, PodcastOne, and LiveXLive. Its solutions have and continue to power
Warner Music Group, an American entertainment conglomerate, has reportedly announced the launch of a next-generation services division known as WMX. This division was intended to help artists connect with fans and increase brand presence.
The new division includes the media and creative content arm of Warner Music as well as a rebranded WEA commercial services and marketing network. The latest rebrand highlights key aspects of the company’s value proposition to artists, including an in-house creative agency that encompasses D2C and merch, along with an expertise in gaming, fashion collaborations, ticketing, vinyl, streaming, experimental, social, and other fan experi
Twitch, an interactive live-streaming service owned by Amazon, has reportedly launched an incubator program, The Collective, which is a part of its continued investment in music communities. For the new program, the platform will be working with top strategic industry partners to educate, source, and highlight musicians on the platform. The partners include Amazon Music, TuneCore, Rolling Stone, DistroKid, Discord, and UnitedMasters.
Apart from an application open to the public, DistroKid, TuneCore, and UnitedMasters will be identifying and inviting artists as well as collaborating with the live-streaming service to curate artist selection, Twitch reportedly stated. Discor
Aiming to enhance user experience, Snapchat has recently formed an alliance with NBCUniversal over a new audio feature that will give users access to licensed sound clips sourced from various NBCU TV shows and movies.
With this new feature, users can add audio clips to their Snaps from popular TV shows like ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘The Office’, and later post them to other users or on Snapchat Spotlight.
Upon receiving a Snap with sound, users on the other end can swipe up to check the details about the sound clip like the movie or TV series from where it is sourced.
Feed Media Group, a music licensing and distribution company, has recently entered a deal with Reservoir Media, Inc., an independent music company. This new agreement will expand the reach of the publishing catalog of around 130,000 songs of Reservoir to the customers on Feed Media’s Adaptr platform.
The Adaptr platform serves as an end-to-end solution for emerging app developers and startups looking to integrate music legally and quickly into digital experiences such as social media, games, and fitness apps. This plug-and-play platform is equipped with a pre-cleared music and tool catalog, including reporting, streaming infrastructure, and royalty payments.
Tech behemoth, Apple has recently announced a new subscription plan for Apple Music called ‘Apple Music Voice Plan’ that will be powered by Siri.
The plan provides subscribers access to services like playlists to 90 million songs including personalized mixes, genre stations and hundreds of activity playlists, and the Apple Music Radio, all with Siri, at just $4.99 per month.
Oliver Schuster, Apple's Vice President of Apple Music and Beats, said that Apple and Siri are normal partners and work together. They are thrilled to add this new plan which offers an effortless music experience to users by just using voice commands
Audiomack, an on-demand audio discovery and music streaming platform has reportedly announced a collaboration with Amuse, an independent music and record label distributor. The collaboration will enable creators to connect their Amuse and Audiomack profiles for easy distribution of music to the platform through account linking.
Vanessa Wilkins, the Vice President of Head of Music & Data Partnerships at Audiomack, stated that both companies are highly aligned partners with an emphasis on encouraging rising artists and innovating the conventional tools provided by streaming platforms and distributors. She added that Audiomack and Amuse have worked together to avoid issue
TikTok, the video-sharing social networking service, has reportedly announced the addition of six new certified Sound Partners, which the company claims will make it more easy for different brands to tap into sound and music on the platform.
According to reports, the new collaborations with the six music enterprises are part of an extension of the TikTok Marketing Partners program, which was rolled out back in September 2020.
As per TikTok, apart from the company’s Commercial Music Library, which involves over 150,000 royalty-free, pre-cleared music and soundtracks procured from new artists and prominent music houses, the new Soun
Voly, a UK-based financial company, has reportedly announced the soft launch of its new financial management software and payment platform designed for the music industry.
The financial company has already gained widespread recognition in the super-yachting industry with its FX services and accounting software. Seemingly, it has been collaborating with multiple music industry companies and executives over the recent months to develop the new integrated payment platform.
In order to establish the specialist platform for the music sector, Voly has appointed the founder and former CEO of YMU, Neil Rodford, to the board with a remit to over