Industry News Stories
Peter Crouch To Host Radio X Show
The footballing legend will be guest sitting in for Gordon Smart over the next two weeks.
Peter Crouch will guest present week nights and Sunday afternoons on Radio X from today.
Primordial Radio exceeds fundraising target
Primordial Radio is getting closer to launching after it overfunded its crowd equity target of 130k. Primordial’s key executive team were made redundant last year when TeamRock went into receivership.
Despacito is most streamed song ever
Aided by a Justin Bieber-starring remix, the song has now been streamed more than 4.6bn times across “leading streaming platforms”, which UMG says makes it the most-streamed song of all time. Of the song and its remix’s 4.6bn streams, 1.18bn have come from Spotify according to that service’s public stats: 563.2m from the original version and 619.2m from the remix. That means Spotify has accounted for around 26% of the total figure.