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Spotify Share-price Continues To Tank

by Paul Cashmere

The Spotify share-price has continued to crash ever since Neil Young accused the streaming giant of distributing anti-vaccine propaganda and called out podcaster Joe Rogan, whose anti-vaxx views were just part of the problem. Rogan was also a racist with more than one hundred of his racial slurs documented via distribution on the Spotify platform.

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Spotify Shares Now Down 33.68% Since Jan 1

by Paul Cashmere

Spotify shares have continued to nose-dive, down 33.68% year to date or $82.23 as of close of business in New York on Friday (11 February).

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Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Young Tells Spotify Staff To “Get Out”

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Young has told Spotify staff they should quit their job or risk losing their soul.

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NeilYoung at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Ros O'Gorman

Spotify Loses 19% of Subscribers Over Neil Young / Joe Rogan Controversy

by Paul Cashmere

Research company Forrester Research has found that Spotify has lost 19% of its subscribers over the past week because of the Neil Young / Joe Rogan controversy and is bound to lose more after Rogan’s racist podcasts were discovered and removed.

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Neil Young Wiped $4 Billion Off Spotify’s Market Cap

by Paul Cashmere

Spotify’s showdown with Neil Young cost the streaming company $4 billion off its market value.

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Joni Mitchell Joins Neil Young In The Big FU To Spotify

by Paul Cashmere

Nine-time Grammy Award winner, music legend Joni Mitchell has joined Neil Young in a major fuck you to Spotify.

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Neil Young Disappears Off Spotify

by Paul Cashmere

Spotify has responded to Neil Young’s threat to withdraw from the streaming service his content down immediately.

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Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Young Wants His Music Removed From Spotify

by Music-News.com

Neil Young has demanded Spotify executives remove his music from the streaming service due to their partnership with podcaster Joe Rogan.

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President Obama

President Barack Obama Reveals His Favourite Songs of 2020

by Paul Cashmere

President Barack Obama has continued his tradition of naming his favourite songs of the year.

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Beyonce photo by Ros OGorman

Beyonce and H.E.R. Protest Songs In Spotify Songs of Summer

by Music-News.com

New tracks from Beyonce and H.E.R. reflecting the global Black Lives Matter protests have been selected by Spotify chiefs among those likely to dominate users’ summer playlists.

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TISM’s Entire Catalogue Is Now On Spotify

by Tim Cashmere

TISM – arguably Australia’s most iconic slice of the alternative underground – are on Spotify and Australians aged 35 to 45 are rejoicing!

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Jay-Z - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jay-Z Returns To Spotify On His 50th Birthday

by Tim Cashmere

Hip hop superstar Jay-Z has made his back catalogue available to Spotify after two years away from the streaming giant.

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Spotify Tells Cory Bernardi To Politely Go Fuck Himself

by Paul Cashmere

The backlash over extremist politician Cory Bernardi’s all-Australian Australia Day playlist continues. Even Spotify have washed their hands of it.

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Artists To Get Screwed Big Time In 2018 As Music Streaming Increases By 50% in 2017

by Paul Cashmere

Music streaming had a bumper year with listening increasing by 50% over 2016 in 2017 according to a report from BuzzAngle but don’t expect to see too many artists applauding it.

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U.S. Senate Passes Legislation To Increase Artist Streaming Royalties

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Senate Judiciary Committee Member Orrin Hatch of Utah and Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) of Georgia, the Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Courts and the Internet, introduced legislation to apply free market principles to music licensing and ensure songwriters are fairly compensated for their work.

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James Arthur Say You Won't Let Go

Australian Charts: James Arthur Spends Fourth Week On Top Of ARIA Singles Chart

by Gavin Ryan

“Say You Won’t Let Go” for James Arthur is atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a fourth straight week, becoming the equal fourth longest run at No.1 for 2016 (“Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber also spent the first four weeks of the year at the top).

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Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker Sue Spotify For $150 Million

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Camper Van Beethoven and David Lowery of Cracker have brought a class action lawsuit against Spotify, alleging that they broadcast their music without obtaining mechanical licenses to broadcast the music.

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The Beatles Top 10 Streaming Hits

by Paul Cashmere

The Beatles allowed fans to hear their music via streaming services for the first time on Christmas Eve 2015 and already the first Beatles Streaming Top 10 has been compiled.

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Drake Is Spotify’s Most Streamed Artist Of 2015

by Music-News.com

Drake is Spotify’s most streamed artist of 2015.

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U2’s Larry Mullen Jr Says Streaming Services Need To Pay Artists More

by Paul Cashmere

U2’s Larry Mullen, Jr. may not have too much to worry about when it comes to the group’s income from streaming but he certainly sees it as a problem for younger and lesser known artists.

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Major Lazer, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Major Lazer ‘Lean On’ Was The No 1 UK Summer Hit

by Music-News.com

Spotify reveals the songs that came out on top for music lovers this summer, with Major Lazer’s ‘Lean On’ (feat. MØ and DJ Snake) taking the number 1 spot, globally. Ranking in second place globally is OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’, with Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ rounding out the top three.

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Ed Sheeran Is Most Influential Artist Under 25

by Music-News.com

Ed Sheeran has topped the list of the top 25 most influential young artists under the age of 25 who are taking the music industry by storm.

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What If Your Streaming Services Were Real People? Check Out This Hilarious Pisstake

by Paul Cashmere

Spotify is going through a painful breakup with Apple Music coming along and offering something that it can’t … Taylor Swift.

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Prince Sends The Sheriff To Streaming Services

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Just as AC/DC and Dr. Dre embrace streaming, Prince has decided to scale back.

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Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

AC/DC Head To Streaming Services

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

AC/DC are putting more than a toe into the waters of the internet.

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Spotify Reveals The UK Summer Hits Of 2015

by Music-News.com

Spotify reveals its picks for the top songs that are set to be the soundtrack of your summer, leading with three songs that are poised to be summer smashes in the UK.

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Spotify Founder Reacts To Industry Criticism

by Music-News.com

‘I started this company to help the music industry, not get vilified by them,’ Spotify founder Daniel Ek tells Billboard in its latest cover story. He’s referring to the many outspoken critics of Spotify, including Taylor Swift.

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Pop Will Eat Itself …Streaming Crippled Music Sales In 2014

by Paul Cashmere

Evidence that streaming is crippling music sales in the past year has been revealed in the end of year report by Nielsen Music.

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Greendale tour Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Spotify Share-price Continues To Tank

The Spotify share-price has continued to crash ever since Neil Young accused the streaming giant of distributing anti-vaccine propaganda and called out podcaster Joe Rogan, whose anti-vaxx views were just part of the problem. Rogan was also a racist with more than one hundred of his racial slurs documented via distribution on the Spotify platform.

March 8, 2022
Neil Young. image by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Tells Spotify Staff To “Get Out”

Neil Young has told Spotify staff they should quit their job or risk losing their soul.

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Spotify Founder Reacts To Industry Criticism

'I started this company to help the music industry, not get vilified by them,' Spotify founder Daniel Ek tells Billboard in its latest cover story. He's referring to the many outspoken critics of Spotify, including Taylor Swift.

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Spotify Founder Daniel Ek Is As Rich As Mick Jagger

29-year old Spotify founder Daniel Ek has done what it took Mick Jagger 50 years to do, earn a net worth of £190 million.

April 26, 2012