RAIN Hotspots: June 16-20

The five most-read articles this week in RAIN. Thanks for reading!

  1. Broadcast law attorney provided an overview of music-licensing issues in The Summer of Copyright.
  2. Details of YouTube’s subscription music service are seeping out. It will launch later this summer, and indie labels that don’t sign on will be blocked across YouTube. 
  3. Edison Research launched the first edition of a semi-annual, nationwide survey of listening habits across all audio sources.
  4. Did Google attempt to acquire 8tracks, in addition to reports that the Montain View company is interested in Songza? That’s what sources say.
  5. iHeartRadio updated its app, making it more navigable and personal.

Brad Hill