Beyonce and Jay-Z on Monday brought their surprise joint album to all platforms including Spotify after a wait of little more than a day, relenting on keeping an exclusive for their fledgling Tidal service.
YouTube extended its music streaming service to Europe Monday a month after it launched in North America and parts of Asia.
YouTube is launching a revamped, standalone streaming music service as part of an effort to step up competition against fast-growing rivals like Spotify and Apple Music.
Spotify on Tuesday announced a major expansion of its free service, hoping that a more option-rich platform will boost its ambitions to make music streaming even bigger worldwide.
It may not be a buy-one-get-one-free deal, but an offering from Spotify and Hulu comes pretty close.
In the race for global music streaming supremacy, the gap between Spotify and Apple Music is getting smaller.
Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.
Senegalese-American rapper Akon announced Saturday he would purchase 50 percent of African music download service Musik Bi, as the platform struggles to gain a foothold after its launch 18 months ago.
Electric carmaker Tesla said Thursday it was considering ways to enter music streaming amid a report it may launch a unique new service.
Pandora is raising cash to help it take on Spotify and other streaming music services.