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Melbourne Duo SŸDE Sign To Dew Process/UMA – via Facebook


A new customisable branded background music solution by Mood Media has launched, iHeartRadio for Business, that includes the ability for shoppers to continue listening to the retailers’ branded radio station after they leave the store through iHeartRadio’s digital platform – Mood Media

YouTube pulls anti-YouTube video from YouTube – via Complex

In an update to GarageBand for iOS, Apple is introducing a “Sound Library” that lets users download and install new virtual instruments as well as sound and loop packs. – via Verge

Pandora Total Listener Hours Fall 7% As Subscriptions, Revenue Grow – via Hypebot

Spotify Shares New Stats: Average Listener Hours Up 25%, Listening Diversity Up 37% – via Hypebot

Jimmy Barnes debuts at No. 1 on the bestsellers list with Working Class Man autobiography – via

Facebook profits soared to $4.7bn (£3.5bn) in the third quarter as it brought in more than $10bn from advertising. – via BBC

Native Tongue announced a sub-publishing agreement to represent Ultra Music Publishing in Australia and New Zealand. Native Tongue has also signed an agreement for Ultra Music Publishing to represent its catalogue in Colombia and Mexico.

Taylor Swift And AT&T Announce ‘Making of a Song’ Behind-the-Scenes Series – via Billboard

Warner Music Group (WMG) has relaunched its iconic Asylum Records label in the U.S. The label’s new incarnation is headed by long-time WMG executive Kenny Weagly, who has been named President. In addition, Grammy-winning producer Dante Ross has been named Senior Vice President, A&R. – via Billboard

Apple‘s forthcoming smart speaker will process full Siri queries on a synchronised iPhone or iPad rather than refusing them, or processing them on-device. – via AppleInsider

Sonos promises to have Spotify and Alexa voice commands working by December 21. – via Verge

The Iron Horses ink global deal with Golden Robot Records

Max Martin, J. Kash, Starrah Top Winners At Inaugural Spotify Secret Genius Awards. Winners Below:

Secret Genius of the Year: Songwriter – J Kash

Songs: “We Don’t Talk Anymore” – Charlie Puth, “Don’t Wanna Know” – Maroon 5, “Swalla” (feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign) – Jason Derulo, “Cold” – Maroon 5 (feat. Future), “NO” – Meghan Trainor, “Shed A Light” (feat. Cheat Codes) – Robin Schulz, David Guetta, “Attention” – Charlie Puth, “Ain’t Your Mama” – Jennifer Lopez

Secret Genius of the Year: Producer – Max Martin

Songs: “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” – Justin Timberlake, “Side To Side” – Ariana Grande, “Into You” – Ariana Grande, “Send My Love (To Your New Love)” – Adele, “Dangerous Woman” – Ariana Grande, “Chained To The Rhythm” – Katy Perry (feat. Skip Marley)

Secret Genius of the Year: Female – Starrah

Songs: “Fake Love” – Drake, “Needed Me” – Rihanna

Secret Genius: Pop – Greg Kurstin

Song: “Cheap Thrills” – Sia

Secret Genius: Hip Hop – Starrah

Song: “Fake Love” – Drake

Secret Genius: R&B – PARTYNEXTDOOR

Songs: “Work” – Rihanna (feat. Drake), “Sex With Me” – Rihanna

Secret Genius: Dance – Ali Tamposi

Songs: “It Ain’t Me” – Kygo, Selena Gomez, “Let Me Love You” – DJ Snake (Justin Bieber)

Secret Genius: Latin – Rude Boyz

Songs: “Felices los 4” – Maluma, “Borro Cassette” – Maluma, “Chantaje” – Shakira

Secret Genius: Rock – Mike Elizondo

Songs: “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out” – Twenty One Pilots

Secret Genius: Country – Ashley Gorley

Songs: “T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett, “Play It Again” – Luke Bryan, “Middle of a Memory” – Cole Swindell

Secret Genius: Breakthrough – Asia Whiteacre

“Starving” – Hailee Steinfeld, Zedd, Grey

Secret Genius: Motion Picture Adaptation – Mike Elizondo

Song: “Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots (Suicide Squad)

Secret Genius: Social Message – Warren Felder, Sebastian Kole, Andrew Wansel

Song: “Scars To Your Beautiful” – Alessia Cara