Sony follows Universal Music Group, negotiates new licensing agreement with popular streaming platform
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Streaming services now account for 51 percent of $7.7 billion revenue, providing a silver lining to plummeting CD and digital download sales
Over 160 artists including Britney Spears, Elton John, Lady Gaga write to Congress to change 1998 copyright law
Artists contend that 1998 law "allowed major tech companies to grow and generate huge profits ... while songwriters' and artists' earnings diminish"
"It is built on the backs of free, stolen content," Nine Inch Nails singer said of website
Streaming service will unveil new interface at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
Peter Mensch calls online video giant's ad-based business model "unsustainable"
"The main albums are being made available in their original form as a start, before non-LP material is reconfigured," XL rep says
Jay Z-led streaming service hits Norwegian media company Schibsted ASA with legal notice
"Going forward, you will see some version of windowing in the music industry," Sony Entertainment's Michael Lynton says of new album streams
Audiam founder Jeff Price on the $150 million lawsuit against Spotify and what needs to change
Camper Van Beethoven singer David Lowery files class action suit accusing Spotify of knowingly distributing music without proper licenses
"Let It Be" and "Hey Jude" also rank high on Spotify's lists of most played Beatles tracks in U.S., U.K. and worldwide
Does the future of music consumption lie in the amateurs and professionals who create playlists for streaming services?