Immedia works with JD Sports to launch music & entertainment platform JD-X across in-store & mobile

Immedia works with JD Sports to launch music & entertainment platform JD-X across in-store & mobile

Multichannel in-store and digital production company Immedia is working with JD Sports (JD), the leading UK trainer and sports fashion retailer, to create a new multi-stream music entertainment platform, JD-X, available to customers in-store and via its mobile app JD Sports. JD-X is a 24-hour music and entertainment service which officially launched at the weekend […]

Les Twins, A-Trak and Bacardí Invite Fans to Direct New Music Video Entirely Through Instagram

Les Twins, A-Trak and Bacardí Invite Fans to Direct New Music Video Entirely Through Instagram

Bacardí are becoming well recognised for their music-centric entertainment by consistently creating content and experiences that push people to “Do What Moves You.” Their latest summer campaign activation, following on the heels of their playful “Dance Floor” film, is no different. “Live Moves”, debuts as the first music video directed in real-time entirely by fans […]

Google launches its own Android podcast app to cash in on medium’s growth

Google launches its own Android podcast app to cash in on medium’s growth

Google is muscling in on the podcast market with the launch of its own Android podcast app, Google Podcasts. After a false start with a standalone service, “podcatcher” for Android, which was axed in 2012, users have had to access podcasts either through Google Play Music or third-party apps. Now, Google has boldly predicted that with the release of […]

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced that Spotify will be honoured at the annual Festival as the 2018 Media Brand of the Year. Daniel Ek, co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will accept the award on behalf of Spotify and its more than 3000 employees around the world at a ceremony on Wednesday, […]

YouTube launches its own music streaming service

YouTube launches its own music streaming service

YouTube is entering the crowded music streaming market with its own subscription service set to launch later in May 2018. Aptly named YouTube Music, the platform will offer listeners two options, following by example of it’s soon to be competitors, including an ad-supported, free version or an ad-free experience costing $9.99 per month. According to […]

Spotify blows up cars and matches people with songs in latest campaign

Spotify blows up cars and matches people with songs in latest campaign

 Spotify’s latest consumer marketing campaign, ‘Love What You Love,’ finds the streaming audio company blowing up cars, creating horror movie trailers and helping match people with the right songs in what it states is its biggest marketing campaign to date. As Spotify doubles down on its commitment to the ‘freemium’ model and to creating […]

Bloomsbury signs Spotify content partnership

Bloomsbury signs Spotify content partnership

Bloomsbury Publishing has signed an innovative content partnership to bring its 33 1/3 series of short books about popular music onto Spotify’s streaming service. Each book in the dedicated series, now 130 titles strong, revolves around a single album and has grown to command a cult following amongst musicians and fans alike through coverage of […]

Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

Shazam tackles cyberbullying in Singapore with ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign via MullenLowe Group

 MullenLowe Group has collaborated with Shazam to roll out the ‘Unmute Daniel’ campaign, in a bid to raise awareness around the issue of cyberbullying in Singapore. ‘Unmute Daniel’ is a digital campaign that utilises technology to communicate with their target audience of youths and their parents. The campaign mascot, Daniel, represents every child who […]