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With the Billboard Latin Music Awards fast approaching, Spotify is making predictions! Based on streaming data, Spotify is predicting a big year for Ozuna. Below is a list of predictions based on the total amount of user streams on Spotify for this year’s top categories. Listeners can enjoy many of these amazing artists and more …

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Songwriters just claimed a major victory in the fight for better pay from streaming giants like Apple and Spotify. The US Copyright Royalty Board has ruled for an increase in songwriter rates that will give them a 43.8 percent pay raise over the next 5 years. They also won’t have to jump through hoops to figure out how much …

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We’re constantly looking for ways to make it easy to enjoy the music you love whenever and wherever you are. Starting today, Spotify Premium subscribers in the U.S. can now enjoy listening to their favorite tunes on Amazon Echo. Just ask Alexa to play any playlist (Alexa, play my Discover Weekly playlist on Spotify), artist …

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Congratulations to our good friend AJ El Kallejero who has now joined the Spotify team as a US Latin Music Editor. AJ is also an on air member of Mega 97.9 in New York and on air for Sirius XM Caliente. AJ has worked with many established and new artist through out his career. 

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People in the Windy City soon will be paying a little more to stream their favorite movies, TV shows and music. Chicago has enacted a “cloud tax,” which will tack on 9 percent to streaming services like Netflix and Spotify, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. It’s an expansion of the city’s amusement tax, which taxes things …

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Now that Apple is launching a streaming music service, Spotify is going door-to-door to drum up backing for its forthcoming war. Of course, it doesn’t need moral support as much as cash, and investors must think it’s a safe bet, since they’ve stumped-up $526 million to the company’s fighting fund. As the Wall Street Journal …

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One of the big 2014 business stories involving the music industry was the fact that consumers are now leaning more towards streaming music as opposed to purchasing albums. It appears one Hip Hop mogul is looking to get in on the growing trend by buying his own streaming services. Reuters reports Jay’s S. Carter Enterprises subsidiary Project Panther put in a …

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