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The 50 Most Popular First Dance Songs, According To Spotify

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Weddings

No surprise here: the most popular first dance song is ― you guessed it ― “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran. Spotify recently revealed...

Spotify Declares War On Apple

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Spotify confirmed on Friday that it has complained to Apple Inc after the U.S. tech giant rejected an updated app for the Swedis...

Spotify Hits A Major New Landmark

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 06.20.2016 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish music streaming service Spotify said on Monday its user base had grown to 100 million, up from 75 million previously, as...

Technology Tips to Help Bring Balance to the Lives of Working Mothers

Barbara Martin Coppola | Posted 06.19.2016 | Parents
Barbara Martin Coppola

Take a moment and think about each of the times that you used your smartphone today. Maybe it helped you navigate around a traffic jam during your com...

Spotify And Bumble Will Finally Let You Judge Matches Based On Their Music Taste

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.20.2016 | Technology

Looking for lyrical love? Bumble, the dating app that lets women make the first move, has partnered with Spotify to make your dating life a little mor...

The Future of Music: The Language of Diplomacy

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Montclair Diplomats

Through the combination of diplomacy and technology we are becoming a more integrated society. Music is the proof and leading language used to help keep us mixing and interacting with each other and each other's content.

Recording Artists Walk a Fine Line Balancing Windowing and Fan Loyalty

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.26.2016 | Entertainment
Ira Kalb

Windowing is likely to continue to be a successful marketing strategy for the top artists, but if fans feel inconvenienced because artists are funneling sales through channels they own, some fans will no longer trust them.

Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Reviewed By Someone Who Won't Pay For Tidal

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 04.25.2016 | Comedy

Beyoncé's new album "Lemonade" dropped Saturday night and took the Internet by storm. A storm that brings thunder, lightning and a $9.99 per month su...

Prince Hated What The Internet Was Doing To Music

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment

Prince left a pop music legacy when he died Thursday at age 57, but you can't listen to his work everywhere online. In July, he pulled all but one sol...

Compulsory Licenses Should Require Display of Songwriter Credits

Chris Castle | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

I participated in a symposium in Washington, DC on April 18 on the subject of "moral rights" sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the George Mas...

Jai Uttal on Awakening Bhakti Yoga

Ira Israel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Photo by Lisa Chorny Oh, those Greeks! They knew how to live. What is required for that is to stop courageously at the surface, the fold and the sk...

Your 2016 Women's History Month Playlist

Adiba Nelson | Posted 03.30.2016 | Women
Adiba Nelson

Everything was falling apart, but that book was pushing forward, and it was the only thing I had to look forward to. I had to believe that if I could just make it to the launch date, our lives would change.

Live and Dangerous: SXSW 2016

Jeff Pollack | Posted 03.10.2016 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's that time of year again -- when countless numbers of fans and participants from the music, tech, and entertainment communities (and more) arrive ...

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise New Album, 'Untitled Unmastered'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.04.2016 | Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar quietly dropped a secret album, "untitled unmastered," Thursday night. The unannounced album can be purchased on iTunes, or streamed on...

How 3 Companies Use Perks To Build Company Culture and Retain the Right People

Liz Wilkes | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Liz Wilkes

Having the right people who fit your company culture, both through natural chemistry and building on what's already there, is an extremely important part of scaling any organization.

30 Songs Spotify Says You Should Listen To While Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.08.2016 | Parents

Today, Spotify unveiled a special new playlist created specifically for moms in labor. According to the press release for the "Birthing Playlist," thi...

A New Gadget Frees Spotify From Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.03.2016 | Technology

A new Kickstarter project hopes to revolutionize how you listen to Spotify when you exercise -- but there's a less obvious way it could help couch pot...

Founder Of Spotify Says Your Taste In Music Is More Specific Than You Think

Quora | Posted 02.17.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

We chose a narrow market to begin with that we knew how to serve well - Sweden. Had we started with the US there's no way we would still be around. The US market just wasn't ready.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: The Mighty Tor - Miller Breaks Out with "Carter and Cash"

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Now, I walked this line right next to you With every step, the closer that we'll get Caught, in a fever that's so pure and true We'll paint the town, ...

Donald Trump Can't Play These Songs, But You Can

The Huffington Post | Julia Bush | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

Musicians are cutting ties with Donald Trump faster than you can say, "Donald Trump is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist, birther a...

Mermaid Avenue

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I am decades older now than I was on that visit to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island but fundamentally I am the same. I am still the hopeful romantic about my city, albeit now a warmer one with different flora, mountains, tastes and accents.

Is MusicAnswers the Answer?

Shelly Peiken | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

Photo by SDRandCo/MorgueFile A few months ago I went to Washington, D.C. to advocate for songwriters' rights. Consent decrees that were established i...

The Record Business 1965-2015

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment
William Buckley Jr.

Growing up in the sixties and seventies music was everywhere, it was all we talked about. It was the invitation; want to come over and listen to the new Creedence Record? Meet me at the record store?

Spotify Discovers the Marginal Value of Infringement in the Wrong Tail

Chris Castle | Posted 01.18.2016 | Technology
Chris Castle

Millions of unlicensed songs doesn't look like an understandable accident, it looks more like an unacceptable policy. And that would be a policy that is exactly what the compulsory mechanical license was designed to prevent.

David Bowie's Music Skyrockets On Spotify And iTunes After His Death

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment

Fans rushed to remember rock legend David Bowie in the purest way possible after news of his death surfaced early Monday morning. Bowie died on Sunday...