What if Beats 1 was the start of a whole radio network?
This could spell trouble for services such as Spotify and Pandora that don’t offer music videos, while services that do have video must compete with YouTube’s free offerings.
An Apple Music family membership is a good deal price-wise, but don't expect anything else.
Apple enlists famous artists to help Beats 1 capture listeners.
It's good that Swift's open letter helped Apple see the folly of asking artists to go without royalties for three months. But Apple Music could pay larger dividends.
America's pop princess decided to withhold her latest album from Apple Music over royalty payments.
British labels XL Recordings and Domino refuse to be part of free three-month trial that won't pay royalties to artists.
After the free trial, Apple will split the revenue 70/30—the streaming industry standard.
Plug in a few artists you like, and Spotify will take you back to similar tunes from another era.
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