Digital Audio story of the week
Spotify launches annual “Wrapped” campaign
Spotify’s “Wrapped” campaign returns for its third consecutive year, and this time it brings Podcasts into the mix.
In addition to music and playlist creation, Spotify’s annual end-of-year initiative is honing in on Podcasts for the first time, highlighting the top picks of 2018.
Neev replaces Pandora on KISS mid-mornings
Another schedule change to KISS as Neev returns to the station, replacing Pandora on the mid-morning slot. Neev is also set to present afternoons on digital station KISSTORY.
A Magic Christmas
Last week, Magic Radio announced that they’ll be switching the main station to 100% Christmas this December. The all Christmas format will feature ‘festive content and a selection of much-loved Christmas pop hits from the last fifty years’.
Global introduces Podcasts to its Player app
It’s official, Global’s Player app now has podcasts! Users will now be able to stream and download Podcasts straight from the app.
This is great news for brands as the app update will create more opportunities for brands to align themselves with Global content and other key Podcast publishers.
Dua Lipa bags ‘most streamed female artist’ on Deezer
Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris’ ‘One Kiss’ is now the biggest single track of 2018. According to Deezer, Lipa is also the most streamed female artist in the UK and has “consistently stayed at the top of… streaming charts.”