Tagged with: Pandora

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile Customers Can Now Stream Music Without Eating Up Data Plans

T-Mobile has decided to set music streaming services free. The “Un-carrier” said it will offer subscribers unlimited access to the top six music streaming services including Pandora, Slacker, iHeart Radio and Spotify without incurring data charges on their 4G plans. Samsung’s Milk Music and the forthcoming Beatport ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About Streaming Music Services on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About Streaming Music Services on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Juliet Huddy and Kerry Drew on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about streaming music services. ...

Spotify Hits 10 Million Paying Customers: Streaming Rules

Spotify Hits 10 Million Paying Customers: Streaming Rules

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. Since Spotify launched in 2008, more than 12 billion hours of music have been streamed. The most streamed artist? Eminem. (Rihanna is the ...

Pandora is Trying Out ‘Promoted Stations’

Pandora is Trying Out ‘Promoted Stations’

Pandora is testing a new native ad unit called ‘Promoted Stations‘ with 10 percent of the people who tune in to its Internet radio service. Currently in beta, these branded stations are auto-populated and then listed within the ‘Stations You Might Like’ section of the app. Initial partners for the new solution ...

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 ...