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RHAPSODY CELEBRATES CONTINUED GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2014

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[...]

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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[...]

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JOIN US IN PUTTING ARTISTS FIRST BY SUPPORTING MUSICARES®

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,[...]

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Welcome To Perfectly Personalized Radio

Customize Your Rhapsody Listening Experience Like Never Before Welcome to the new Rhapsody Radio, featuring more customization and personalization than ever before. With Rhapsody Radio, it’s easier than ever to create the perfect music station for any occasion. And you’ll still be able to play any song out of our catalogue of more than 20 million tracks at any time.[...]

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Best Buy Customers Will Receive One-Month Rhapsody Premier Membership Free with CD Purchase

Today, Rhapsody, the original streaming music service, announced an exclusive partnership with Best Buy that will give Best Buy customers complimentary Rhapsody membership with the purchase of a CD.  Customers will receive one-month free membership to Rhapsody Premier every time they purchase a qualifying CD in-store or online. This ongoing partnership will give Best Buy customers a way to enjoy[...]

Napster enters Latin America; Rhapsody International enters global partnership with Telefónica Digital

On the heels of major expansion in Europe, Rhapsody International is excited to announce Napster’s expansion into Latin America. Napster is now available to music lovers in Brazil and coming soon to Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. This expansion receives a significant boost thanks to a major global partnership with Telefónica Digital. The deal, which is one of the[...]

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Turn Up the Volume with Rhapsody!

Click here to redeem your 30 days of Rhapsody! Today Rhapsody is looking to add another record to our collection. We will be at the at the Official Volume 12 “Hear the Cheer” tailgate party to help the 12th man break the Guiness World Record for stadium cheer before the Seattle Seahawks take on the San Francisco 49ers! Once you grab your[...]

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Splitting Atoms: What streaming services must do to complete the fan experience

As I walked through Rhapsody’s San Francisco office on Monday I noticed something on a colleague’s desk: a 12-inch vinyl-only single of  “Before Your Eyes” by Atoms For Peace, the super group founded by Thom Yorke and his longtime collaborator and Radiohead’s producer Nigel Godrich. While the release AMOK has been a staff favorite since February 25th when it was[...]