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YouTube Red Is Definitely Merging With Google Play

Google will combine YouTube Red and Google Play Music into a brand-new streaming platform. YouTube Red and Google Play Music will merge into a single service, the video platform has confirmed. Speaking at the New Music Seminar conference in New York, YouTube’s Head of Music, Lyor Cohen, said that the company will merge both services. […] The post YouTube Red Is Definitely Merging With Google Play appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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BuzzFeed Could Face Serious Lawsuit After R. Kelly Accusations

For standing with their far-fetched R Kelly story, BuzzFeed may lose millions. According to a story published yesterday, R Kelly has allegedly held multiple women as hostages.  After facing serious backlash from their mostly-unfounded piece, BuzzFeed News stood by its story.  Now, the move could cost them dearly. BuzzFeed News reporter Jim DeRogatis claimed that […] The post BuzzFeed Could Face Serious Lawsuit After R. Kelly Accusations appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Breaking: SoundCloud’s CEO Officially Responds to Bankruptcy Shutdown Rumors

SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung is battling back against persistent shutdown rumors.  That includes information pointing to a near-term shutdown of the entire operation within 50 days.  Just last week, the company laid off 173 employees and shut down two offices.  Lavish offices, pricey employee perks, and expensive licensing deals with persistent losses were blamed. Just this […] The post Breaking: SoundCloud’s CEO Officially Responds to Bankruptcy Shutdown Rumors appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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SoundCloud Has Just 50 Days to Live, Financial Report Shows

The countdown for SoundCloud’s final days has begun: 50, 49, 48, 47, 46… Earlier this year, SoundCloud’s co-founder and CEO Alexander Ljung shocked investors and employees with a jaw-dropping statement.  He told investors, “SoundCloud may run out of cash earlier than December 31, 2017… These matters give rise to a material uncertainty about the Group’s […] The post SoundCloud Has Just 50 Days to Live, Financial Report Shows appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Koreans Can’t Wear Dreadlocks? EXO’s Kai Accused of ‘Cultural Appropriation’

Who says Kpop stars can’t sport dreadlocks, or whatever hairstyle they please?  As EXO’s popularity surges in the United States and elsewhere, some prickly issues surrounding ‘cultural appropriation’ are surfacing. On its face, it all sounds absurd.  Why can’t a Kpop group dress, dance, and act however they want?  And, for that matter, why can’t any group —from […] The post Koreans Can’t Wear Dreadlocks? EXO’s Kai Accused of ‘Cultural Appropriation’ appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Google’s ‘Torrent Apocalypse’ Might Have to Wait, Sources Say

Google’s obliteration of the entire torrent ecosystem could be put on pause, according to sources.  And strangely, it all depends on European regulators. Last week, we reported that monumental changes in Google’s Chrome browser could single-handedly wipe out torrent sites.  The reason?  The next Chrome update promises to block a range of ‘bad ads,’ including […] The post Google’s ‘Torrent Apocalypse’ Might Have to Wait, Sources Say appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations

Last week, Spotify got blasted by allegations of manufacturing ‘fake artists’ to avoid paying the real ones.  Now, they’re responding to those accusations, and addressing broader issues of playlist gaming. If Spotify is the new king of the music industry, are they ruling the minions fairly?  As the influence of streaming playlists becomes extreme, that’s becoming […] The post Breaking: Spotify Officially Responds to ‘Fake Artist’ Allegations appeared first on Digital Music News. ...

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