Google Signs Deal with Some Major Labels, Music Service to Follow
According to a “report”, Google has signed deals with both Sony and Universal and plans to launch a music streaming service to rival Spotify (via Yahoo). The annual Google conference kicks off today, where it’s expected full details of the service will come to light.
For those counting, that’s two new Google services with payments, including YouTube which now has channels with the options of subscription payments. Paying money for services – what the hell is the world coming to?!
Solange to Release New Album on New Label
Solange is following up her killer EP – featuring tracks like Losing You and Lovers in the Parking Lot – with a brand new album. Not only that, but her album will be released through her brand new label, Saint Records (via Gigwise). Projects on the label will be distributed through Sony, which means they will appear on the new Google music streaming service, if the above story is anything to go by. No word on the release date.