Tagged with: Pandora

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 2, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 2, 2014

Which music streaming service do YOU use most often? A recent study found that iTunes Radio, which only launched last September, is now the third-most popular choice for music listeners in the U.S. The survey found that iTunes Radio had already surpassed Spotify and finds itself on the heels of iHeartRadio. The study, which ...

Pandora One Gets Price Bump, Blames Royalty Rates

Pandora One Gets Price Bump, Blames Royalty Rates

Pandora on Tuesday announced changes to its Pandora One subscription plan, which charges users to listen without advertising. The company is keeping the same pricing for existing monthly subscribers, but new subscribers and annual subscribers have to pay more. Here is how the changes are broken down: Existing Pandora One ...

Pandora Removing Monthly Listening Cap on September 1

Pandora Removing Monthly Listening Cap on September 1

Just months after introducing a 40 hour per month cap on free mobile listening for its online radio service, Pandora has announced that it will remove the limit starting September 1st. Pandora first added the limitation in March due to increased licensing costs, noting that just 4 percent of users would be affected by it. ...

Pandora Actually Pays $1,300 for a Million Plays, Not $16

Pandora Actually Pays $1,300 for a Million Plays, Not $16

Math! It can solve a lot of problems. It can be made deliberately fuzzy. It can help us break down complicated things. Like artist music royalties from streaming music stations. When David Lowery revealed that Pandora paid him only $16 for 1 million plays, there was an outrage. But some deeper math reveals that Pandora ...

A Million Plays on Pandora Nets an Artist Less Than $17

A Million Plays on Pandora Nets an Artist Less Than $17

A million of anything is pretty much always an insanely impossible number. Winning a million dollars, having a million Twitter followers, selling a million products—anything done a million times is something to be proud of. But maybe not getting your song streamed on Pandora a million times. All you get sometimes is 16 ...

iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify or iHeartRadio: Which Streaming Music Service is for You?

iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify or iHeartRadio: Which Streaming Music Service is for You?

When Apple unveiled iTunes Radio, it jumped into a saturated market: music streaming. Much like the options you have when you want to watch a movie or TV show online, there are many places you can go to get your Radiohead fix. But not all music services are created equal, and they don’t all have the same goals. From ...

Pandora Buys FM Station to Compete With Other Online Radio Providers

Pandora Buys FM Station to Compete With Other Online Radio Providers

Pandora announced Tuesday that it purchased an FM radio station in South Dakota, a move intended to allow the online radio station to qualify for the same licensing terms as other Internet radio competitors. Christopher Harrison, assistant general counsel at Pandora, made the announcement about Pandora’s purchase of ...

Pandora in Your Living Room: Music Streaming Comes to Xbox 360, PS3

Pandora in Your Living Room: Music Streaming Comes to Xbox 360, PS3

Pandora is finally available on the Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s Playstation 3, thanks to a new web app launched Wednesday that comes complete with a UI optimized for couch potatoes. The company wants to bring the web app to additional TV platforms in the coming months, and CTO Tom Conrad told me Tuesday that Pandora ...

Pandora ‘Premieres’ Lets You Listen to Full Albums Before Release

Pandora ‘Premieres’ Lets You Listen to Full Albums Before Release

Internet radio and music recommendation service Pandora is rolling out a new service that will offer previews of upcoming album launches in their entirety, up to a week before they go on sale. Sponsored by T-Mobile for its initial roll-out phase, Pandora Premieres is being pitched as a “first-of-its kind station,” ...

Pandora App Comes to Windows Phone 8

Pandora App Comes to Windows Phone 8

At October's Windows Phone 8 launch event, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore stood on stage and eagerly announced a laundry list of popular apps that were confirmed to be coming to the platform in the coming months. To the delight of many, Pandora was on the list -- and to top it all off, the music streaming service would come ...