Spotify U.S. Launch Expected This Week

Spotify U.S. Launch Expected This Week

Spotify U.S. Launch Expected This Week
Following last week's report, European music streaming service Spotify is expected to launch in the United States this week, according to Billboard.biz. The company expects to attract 50 million U.S. subscribers in its first year, and will likely offer a free, ad-supported version of its music streaming service. (7/11)

CRIA Changes Name To Music Canada
The Canadian Recording Industry Association, a non-profit organization that represents Canada's major labels, has officially changed its name to Music Canada, effective immediately. Music Canada has also launched www.musiccanada.com, a portal designed to provide information and resources to those within the country's music industry, as well as partners in government, media and business, and consumers. (7/11)

 

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