Pandora Sued For Showing Song Lyrics

Music publishing company Wixen is taking Pandora to court for displaying lyrics from Wixen artists. Wixen settled a similar lawsuit with Spotify for $1.6 Billion. Wixen's roster includes Tom Petty, Rage Against the Machine and others. The Verge reports that Wixen claims Pandora "knowingly used the lyrics without any valid license or authorization.”

SoulCycle Combines Health & Music

LIfestyle brand SoulCycle has teamed up with SiriusXM to launch the SoulCycle music channel, dedicated to playlists created by SoulCycle's instructors, including top artists and songs from SoulCycle classes nationwide.
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iHeart Radio Available On Siri Suggestions

iHeartRadio is now accessible through Siri Suggestions and Siri Voice for listeners who have iOS 12, or a newer iOS version, iPhone. They can use these Siri shortcuts to listen to music and podcasts on iHeartRadio with the shortcut feature.

New SiriusXM Channel Celebrates Pavarotti

He is one of opera’s true legends. Now Luciano Pavarotti (and double Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard) are returning to SiriusXM, with the launch of Pavarotti Radio.

Radio.com To Be Integrated Into Siri

On Monday, Apple announced a collaboration with Entercom. Later this year, Radio.com will be integrated into Apple Music and all Apple products where Siri is available.

Share A Ride With iHeart’s Free & Finest

iHeartRadio and Surf Media, Inc. are partnering to bring iHeartRadio’s free digital music, podcasting, and live-streaming radio service to ride-share passengers as the exclusive audio service on Surf tablets.

SiriusXM Suspends Haney

Former Tiger Woods coach Hank Haney, who has a daily show on the SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel, was suspended Thursday for comments he made about the U.S. Women’s Open.

Infinite Dial Study Adds South Africa

The Infinite Dial study from Edison Research will be debuting in South Africa later this year, commissioned by South Africa’s National Association of Broadcasters Commercial Radio Committee.

Kia & SiriusXM Present The Kia Soul Station

It’s called the Kia Soul Station Powered by SiriusXM. This immersive activation will be a part of three popular EDM Music Festivals this Summer.

Canadian Study Now Available

Infinite Dial Canada 2019, which was presented at Canadian Music Week, is now available for download. Edison's Tom Webster and Triton's Stephanie Donovan presented the findings at the Radio Summit portion of Canadian Music Week in Toronto.

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