Streaming

  • Kendrick Lamar Owns Five of the Most Streamed Songs of 2017!

    Kendrick Lamar is doing numbers. K. Dot now has five of the top 50 most streamed songs of the year. The T.D.E. rapper’s hit single, “Humble” is currently the second most streamed song of 2017, following only Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito.” Kendrick also has four other songs...
  • How Future Streamed His Way To A $23 Million Year

    Atlanta’s rap astronaut has landed his biggest ever annual paycheck. Digital streams sent Future’s haul skyrocketing to $23 million – and the No. 10 spot on our annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings ranking of highest-paid rappers. Thanks largely to streaming, nearly half of that career-best payday comes from music, making...
  • Cash-strapped SoundCloud gets new funds and top management

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – SoundCloud, the world’s most popular streaming music app, but one that has struggled to find a profitable business model, said it received new funding on Friday, insulating it from potentially running out of cash this year. The company, which laid off 40 percent of its staff...
  • Disney details launch of ESPN and Disney streaming services, plans end of Netflix deal

    The Walt Disney Co. DIS, -3.79% announced along with quarterly earnings Tuesday that it will launch an ESPN streaming service in 2018 and a Disney direct-to-consumers offering in 2019, and end its distribution deal with Netflix Inc. NFLX, -2.70% after 2018. ESPN said it would buy another 42% of...