Warner Music Group becomes first major label to adopt fan-powered royalties system

It follows in the footsteps of SoundCloud who launched the new model last year

Ed Sheeran becomes first artist to hit 100million followers on Spotify

The streaming service sent the singer a commemorative shirt to celebrate the milestone

‘Stranger Things’ causes surge in streams of Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’

The classic 1986 track was used in a key scene in the Netflix show's season four finale

Royalty rates for musicians and publishers to be raised by Copyright Royalty Board

Musicians will receive a long overdue 44 per cent royalty increase after years of delays

Crosby, Stills & Nash’s music returns to Spotify

Of the news, David Crosby said: “I don’t own it now and the people who do are in business to make money"

The Obamas’ Higher Ground production company signs multi-year deal with Audible

The new agreement follows the end of a three-year deal with Spotify

Watch Kendrick Lamar perform in Cannes ahead of Glastonbury headline set

The Compton rapper will headline the Pyramid Stage on Sunday (June 26)

Political adverts return to Spotify for the first time since 2020 US election

"We have spent the past two years strengthening and enhancing our processes," the streaming service said

Spotify’s Discovery Mode feature faces renewed criticism by US Congress

A letter has been sent to the streaming platform's CEO Daniel Ek