Amazon Prime Music introduces podcasts in India including 'On Purpose with Jay Shetty', 'Ted Talks Daily' and more
Amazon Prime Music users can simply ask Alexa to play any podcast episode of their choice via voice command.
Music mogul Jimmy Iovine on why music-streaming services should be worried about their business models
Iovine, who co-founded the Interscope label in 1990 has long been one of the sharpest observers of the tug-of-war between the entertainment business and Silicon Valley
From evaluating listenership to mainstream success: The evolving relationship between indie musicians and streaming services
When music industry folk speak of streaming services, they are typically referring to the likes of Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Prime Music and their Indian counterparts Gaana, JioSaavn, Wynk and Hungama. But as the panelists pointed out, Bandcamp, Soundcloud and YouTube are equally important in building an act’s career. Take, for instance, the best-known artist on Brar’s roster, Nucleya.
Amazon's free streaming service is essentially meant to work on Alexa-enabled devices.
Shreya Ghoshal on turning down item songs after Chikni Chemeli, pay parity among singers, and changing industry trends
"As a woman, I understand when certain things cross the line and where we need to draw the line," says Shreya Ghoshal, explaining why she did not sing item songs after 'Chikni Chameli'.
Considering Spotify has come late to the party, it has taken measures to ensure that its offering is localised to Indian tastes and pockets.
Waiting for the next Despacito: With a 'global smash' missing, 2018 highlighted genre preferences across the world
We are now 11 months into 2018 and nothing else has come close to the success of 'Despacito' or 'Shape of You'. What this year has shown instead is the strong genre preferences in various parts of the world.
Winamp 5.666, the current version from 2013 is receiving an update (free) to 5.8 later this week.
Amazon India's deal with the industry giant will also ensure that Prime Music users have access to all upcoming releases from Sony Music in 2018.
Amazon is more than just an online store, it’s also a digital hub that offers music and video streaming, online storage options and more.