Digital disruption has upended the traditional music industry business model, making it harder for most musicians to make a living selling their music. But Mac DeMarco, whose homemade records and unique persona have allowed him to thrive in today’s environment,…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman, Laura Fong
A new study shows the average lifetime in the charts for singles and albums has dropped dramatically since the 1990s. How did "Old Town Road" buck this trend?…
By Nsikan Akpan
There are many ways to listen to our new series from Antarctica and the parts of our show that are already available in podcast format.
By Dan Cooney
CEO Daniel Ek said people who listen to podcasts through Spotify spend twice as much time on the service than other users.
By Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, May 12, Iraq holds its first national elections since the defeat of the Islamic State, and a unique prison program allows incarcerated mothers to raise newborns while in prison. Also, what’s behind Spotify’s new “hateful…
After public anger over accusations that R. Kelly is a sexual abuser, Spotify announced this week it would remove the musician from its playlists under its new, “hateful conduct” policy. In a new era of social accountability, the decision led…
From brass to bagpipes and rock to reggae, more than 130 bands will be scattered throughout 26.2-mile racecourse of the 2015 New York City Marathon to energize and enthuse runners and supporters. But even if you're not huffing and puffing…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the Bobs -- Dylan and Marley.
By Corinne Segal
What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.
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