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From TheJournal.ie Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation Streaming Cash This post contains videos

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher Copyright Breach

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc claims Spotify failed to seek licenses for significant parts of its 30 million-song catalog.

From TheJournal.ie You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas Fab Four

You'll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas

Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Together, we've played one trillion songs this year Easy Listening

Together, we've played one trillion songs this year

And that’s only in the first half of 2015.

From TheJournal.ie The Spotify rival started by a guy in his bedroom and soon to be worth €1 billion Tuned In

The Spotify rival started by a guy in his bedroom and soon to be worth €1 billion

Deezer is raising more money – but can it compete with the big players?

From TheJournal.ie Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28 Music Streaming

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg found dead, aged 28

The streaming service recently closed, under threat of having to pay crushing financial penalties to record labels.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify responds to Apple Music's launch by saying it now has 75m users Retaliation

Spotify responds to Apple Music's launch by saying it now has 75m users

The number of paid users has doubled to 20 million in the past year.

From TheJournal.ie Jay Z has compared everyone else's music streaming services to slavery Hard Knock Life

Jay Z has compared everyone else's music streaming services to slavery

“YouTube is the biggest culprit, them n*****s pay you a tenth of what you supposed to get.”

From TheJournal.ie A free service on Spotify could be a thing of the past if Apple has its way Cutthroat

A free service on Spotify could be a thing of the past if Apple has its way

It’s pressurising record labels to force music streaming services like Spotify to abandon its free version

From TheJournal.ie Why the original social network refuses to die MySpace

Why the original social network refuses to die

It’s like the mid-2000s all over again – but this time it’s all about the music.

People are laughing their holes off at Tidal - Here's what it's all about

Jay Z’s new music streaming service is officially live.

From TheJournal.ie Why are artists like Kanye West and Rihanna turning their profile pictures blue? Can't Knock The Hustle

Why are artists like Kanye West and Rihanna turning their profile pictures blue?

It’s all to do with Jay-Z’s efforts to kickstart a music service he owns.

From TheJournal.ie Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion Not So Happy Now

Pharrell Williams and other mega music stars threaten to sue YouTube for $1 billion

It’s all about copyright and who gets paid for artists’ tracks.

Blink 182's Tom DeLonge says streaming music is like 'killing elephants'

Streaming music is like ivory poaching, he says.

From TheJournal.ie As of today, you can split your Spotify bill five ways Share The Love

As of today, you can split your Spotify bill five ways

Bagsie not my credit card.

Spotify's new map connects two people listening to the same song at the same time

Could someone out there be listening to the exact same song as you?

From TheJournal.ie Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music Sweetener

Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music

Although it’s only available in the US for now.

From TheJournal.ie Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up Paint It Black

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up

The redesign comes after rumours the company will hold its IPO sometime in the Autumn.

From TheJournal.ie What are the best music apps out there? Play That Song

What are the best music apps out there?

Because there’s more out there than just Spotify.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service Limiters

Amazon to place listening limits on its radio streaming service

The company plans to limit how users stream certain tracks to help encourage them to buy songs and albums in their music store.

5 times Spotify Private Session ruined somebody's life*

*Or at least their credibility. And how to avoid it!

From TheJournal.ie Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub Streaming

Eircom pulls the plug on MusicHub

Eircom says the music streaming and download service is “not a core business activity”.