Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

Spotify may be the most popular paid music streaming service on the planet right now but Apple Music is hot on its heels. No other paid music streaming service has come close to Spotify’s lead other than Apple Music and it looks to be in a position to eventually match and even overtake Spotify. The company obviously won’t just sit idly by and watch that happen so it’s making its own moves to counter Apple, one of those moves involves bringing over the hip-hop and R&B curator for Apple Music over to Spotify. Spotify has more than 70 million paid subscribers as of January 2018 while Apple Music recently passed 40 million paid subscribers. It’s gaining on its main rival rather quickly.Carl Chery was the curator for hip-hop and R&B programming on Apple Music. He has been credited for bringing two Chance the Rapper exclusives for Apple’s music streaming service. He has also played an instrumental role in building the service’s hip-hop playlists and popularizing new a

Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

Netflix's video-streaming service has been thriving for so long that other companies are striving to duplicate its success in other kinds of digital entertainment and content.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Netflix is proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow, Mon 16 Apr 18 from AP

Apple Musicís Hip-Hop Curator Moves To Spotify

Spotify may be the most popular paid music streaming service on the planet right now but Apple Music is hot on its heels. No other paid music streaming service has come close to Spotify’s ...

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Ubergizmo

Spotify lures away Apple Music's head of hip-hop programming

The war between Apple Music and Spotify is clearly heating up. Variety has discovered that Spotify recently poached Carl Chery, Apple Music's Head of Artist Curation for hip-hop ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Engadget

Netflix hits 125 million subscribers worldwide - CNET

Traditional Hollywood may be annoyed with Netflix but the rest of the world keeps signing up, as the company reports better-than-expected member additions.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple Music Gains Another 2 Million Subscribers Hitting 40 Million Total

Apple Music wants to beat Spotify in the streaming music game. Apple's streaming music service has been growing at about 5% per month compared to Spotify's 2% growth per month. At that pace, ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from HotHardware

Netflix stock skyrockets on yet another subscriber growth spurt

How much longer can Netflix keep this up? The video streaming giant just posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2017, and Reed Hastings and company once again blew subscriber growth estimates ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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