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Tiësto Curates Summer EDM Playlist for New Music Startup Bop.fm

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

If you're like me, your music collection is getting a bit stale, and you're looking for that awesome new song of the summer, right?

LA-LA-LA: 10 Songs With Music's Favorite Catch Phrase

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen Grant

It's a simple phrase heard in music all the time. The famous la-la-la has crossed genres and is sung by nearly every singer from Minnie Riperton to Blue Oyster Cult. Using Spotify, I compiled a 10-track playlist with music's favorite catch phrase. Who do you think sang it best?

How Will Your Apps Behave In iOS 8?

Adit Shukla | Posted 08.18.2014 | Huffpost Code
Adit Shukla

Apple revealed some of the most exciting changes to iOS in years at WWDC recently. With an unprecedented number of possibilities of where apps could go, what is this going to all mean for the average user?

See Who Topped Spotify's Top 25 Artists Under 25

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment

Spotify named the top 25 artists under 25 based on popularity and shares from the streaming service. Taylor Swift took the No. 5 spot, and One Directi...

Spotify Hack Hits One Unlucky User

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

Dun-dun-dun. Spotify has discovered that a hacker was able to exploit a security vulnerability, which the company says affected only one user. Ther...

Spotify Hits 10 Million Paying Customers: Streaming Rules

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Spotify recently announced a major milestone: the music streaming service hit 10 million paying subscribers and now has more than 40 million active users across 56 markets worldwide.

Big Bang 12 -- "inunData"

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
Jeff Pollack

Ken Hertz and I hosted our 12th Big Bang forum in Santa Monica on May 14th. Big Bang is about discovering and discussing compelling new ideas in media...

Beats Could Fill Some Gaps for Apple

Michael R. Levin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Helps With Audio Accessories and Streaming Music Rumors arose last week of Apple spending $3.2 billion to acquire high-end headphone maker Beats. Bea...

Indie Band Exploits Spotify's Payment System With Completely Silent Album

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.08.2014 | Technology

Sometimes, silence really is golden. At least that was the case for the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based indie funk band Vulfpeck, which used a 10-song al...

How to Disrupt and Dominate Any Industry

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

One key to entrepreneurship is and always has been disruption. In any market, the potential for a disruptive business is tantamount to guaranteed success.

For Talib Kweli, Independence Is Bliss

Thomas Alter | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas Alter

The more his colleagues rap about trips to Dubai and cars that cost more than a Williamsburg loft, the more Kweli focuses on crafting a personal, political message to deliver through his lyrics.

Spotify's Genius Plan To One-Up Rivals

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

Music service Spotify made an acquisition that could improve its product by potentially making its competitors worse. The company announced Thursda...

6 Essential Music Apps (and Some We Don't Really Need)

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology
Oscar Raymundo

Demand to please both listeners and record labels is at an all-time high, so it's hard getting it just right. At the end of the day, something's got to give and it's usually the listeners' experience. Here are the six music apps we don't totally hate.

What You Should Be Listening To In 2014, According To Spotify

Refinery29 | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

If Spotify's predictions for 2014's big musicians come to fruition, our dancing feet will be taking a much-needed rest. 2013 has been a year of pop st...

WATCH: Beats Music Bets on Personalized Curation

Shawn Amos | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Beats Music is coming! If you haven't heard about it, you will. It's the new subscription music streaming service from the folks behind Beats headpho...

The 10 Most Popular Workout Songs In The U.S.

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're among the roughly 15 percent of people who vowed to get fit this January, you've probably been looking for the perfect soundtrack to help yo...

Can Things Be Too Good?

Saeid Fard | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology
Saeid Fard

Some people might think I am conflating too many problems into one. Maybe I am, but whatever the web of systemic influences might be, I think we will see in coming times more examples of cultural backlashes against "too goods."

The Rise of the Subscription Economy

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Kyle Hutzler

A profound shift in consumers' spending habits, in which goods are repackaged as services, is well underway and has the potential to fundamentally reshape the rhythm of the American economy. It also raises profound questions for the impact it will have on economy.

Imagine Dragons: How 'It's Time,' The Song Of The Year, Made My Year

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

If you saw The Perks of Being a Wallflower, you heard "It's Time" a year ago. You certainly heard this Imagine Dragons song on FM radio. Playing a song over and over -- that's not me. But I was so pumped by the power of "It's Time" I wanted to know everything about Imagine Dragons.

Art and Music Are Professions Worth Fighting for

Blake Morgan | Posted 02.17.2014 | Arts
Blake Morgan

We artists and musicians have the right to expect from our profession what others expect from their professions. That through hard work and determination, perspiration and inspiration, we'll have the same fair shot to realize our dreams, answer our callings, support our families.

Welcome to the Pity Party

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 02.11.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

I suppose one should always aim to do the work that they're most passionate about. But when you're an overachiever like me, in an arena where your wor...

Timothy Stenovec

The Only Place You're Able To Stream Led Zeppelin

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.11.2013 | Technology

Spotify is changing things up. At a news conference in lower Manhattan on Wednesday, the company announced that members will now be able to listen ...

Everyone On Spotify Listened To Macklemore This Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a busy year for music, as evidenced by the eclectic tracks that have proven most popular on Spotify. While 2013 saw Miley Cyrus dominate the...

Want to Be the Next Macklemore? Listen Up!

Reid Wegley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Reid Wegley

Lively is currently accepting applications from artists who want to take advantage of its content manager here.

Sasha Belenky

Twitter's Messy Origins, The Future Of Music & More Must-Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

1. The Twitter War “What’s the worst thing I can do as C.E.O. to screw the company up?” Evan Williams, a co-founder of Twitter, asked Bill Ca...