Deezer’s new royalty system could be a big deal for smaller artists

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Deezer wants to launch a payment structure that more fairly rewards creators for their music. If the company can get the necessary rights holders on board, it intends to launch a user-centric payment system (UCPS) as a pilot in France early next year, with a global rollout to […]

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Amazon may be working on a high-fidelity music streaming service

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nathan Ingraham/Engadget Amazon could be preparing to set itself apart from rivals like Spotify and Apple in the music space, as it’s said to be working on a high-fidelity streaming platform. It might arrive later this year for around $15/month. Amazon Music Unlimited starts at $4/month, while Amazon added a […]

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I want Sony’s 360 Reality Audio to be the future of music

Engadget RSS Feed Sony’s CES press conference didn’t offer many surprises, aside from a lot of discussion around Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and a cameo by Pharrell Williams. The singer and producer was on stage to discuss the company’s biggest announcement during the brief evening event: 360 Reality Audio. With this project, Sony is taking […]

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