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Rhapsody & Napster


Now available in 32 countries, Rhapsody and Napster are among fastest growing global streaming music services Today, we announced that Rhapsody and Napster have grown the total paid global subscriber base by 63 percent year over year. In the first quarter of the year, we’ve added an average of 8,000 paid subscribers per day. Today, there are more than 1.7[...]


Now Casting: Rhapsody and Napster on Google Chromecast

Android users unite. Rhapsody and Napster subscribers using Android can now stream their favorite music throughout their home with Google Chromecast. Chromecast makes it easy to cast your favorite playlists, tracks and stations directly to your TV by firing up your Rhapsody or Napster app and casting via your Android smartphone or tablet. When you cast Rhapsody or Napster, you[...]

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Rhapsody and Napster to Wind Down Partnership with The Echo Nest

“The Echo Nest has been a good partner for us, but we have never been completely satisfied with recommendations from any third party. As the number two music streaming service globally, we decided now is the time to invest heavily in personalization based on our experience as a pioneer in streaming music for over 13 years.” said Paul Springer, Chief[...]


High Quality Audio

In this Tips & Tricks section of our blog, we try to answer common questions and share tips and tricks with our members. If you’re interested in uplevelling your audio quality, this one’s for you.


No Connection? No Problem: Downloading Your Music on Rhapsody

There are so many good reasons to download your favorite songs to your devices, and we know you know them. So how do you do this as a Rhapsody member? It’s easy to keep your songs on your device, so you’ll never have to enter a no-connection zone with the same level of dread ever again. Go ahead – download as[...]

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Rhapsody and MusiCares: Giving Back to Music

As part of our ongoing work with MusiCares, we have donated $100,000 to this worthy cause and have set a goal to raise an additional $25,000. We invite our members and friends to help support our efforts by contributing to this campaign. The full $25,000 and any other proceeds raised will go directly to the Foundation to support their programs.[...]


Rhapsody VIP Offers: Soundcheck with The Wild Feathers

We all know how exciting it can be to see your favorite band in concert. But what if you could expand that experience – actually interact with that band, watch them do a soundcheck, be a part of something small and unique and just a little bit magical? Rhapsody and BandPage have teamed up to provide Rhapsody members with unique[...]

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Today, alongside MusiCares®, we are happy to announce an initiative to give back to the community that is the backbone of Rhapsody and Napster. During GRAMMY® Week, we committed a $100,000 donation to MusiCares.  In addition to our contribution, we have committed to work alongside MusiCares to raise awareness of the emergency financial assistance, addiction recovery resources, and other health and[...]

Expanding Our IT Infrastructure Services Globally with Internap

Today, we’re expanding our IT infrastructure services with Internap Network Services Corporation, a provider of high-performance hosting services. Internap’s Seattle data center will help manage hosting services, colocation and route-optimized IP connectivity. Additionally, Internap’s London data center will help ensure reliable and timely content ingestion with its managed hosting services. As we continue to expand in Europe and Latin America,[...]


Love Songs for Ryan Gosling

Today is Ryan Gosling’s 33rd birthday.  Seems like a perfectly acceptable reason to make a playlist full of songs hopelessly devoted to every romantic / dirty / obsessive / loving thought we have ever had toward this wonderful man. As if we even needed another reason to celebrate all this: “Hey Girl,” O.A.R. “I Know You Want Me,” Pitbull “Quit[...]