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Netflix Will Stop Charging Your Credit Card If You Haven’t Watched Anything for a Year

Photo Credit: Thibault Penin Netflix has announced that it will begin alerting inactive subscribers and, unless these individuals indicate that they’d like to continue paying for the service, automatically canceling their subscriptions. Today’s leading premium video-streaming platform revealed the surprising move in a press release, which was shared with Digital Music News. Via emails and […]

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How to License Your Music Directly From Your Website & Win

While most new productions are presently at a standstill, the broader production of visual media, including film, television, commercials, and video games, continues to explode. For artists stuck in isolation, this could be the perfect time to set up a sync licensing machine. Unsurprisingly, streaming platforms like Netflix have exploded in popularity during lockdowns.  But […]

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Netflix Raises a Cool $1 Billion for Content Development and Acquisition

Netflix is raising $1 billion in senior notes for cash to boost content production and acquisition. The streaming company will use the cash for a variety of operating expenditures. Most interesting among those are content acquisitions and product and development. Netflix needs to rely on a steady pipeline of content to keep its viewers subscribed […]

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Netflix Adds Nearly 16 Million New Subscribers – Music Streaming Subscriber Numbers Still Unclear

Photo Credit: Thibault Penin Netflix adds 15.8 million subscribers, more than double the predicted 7.2 million. That growth represents a 22% increase year-over-year. Netflix now has 182 million subscribers across the globe, with quarterly revenue of $5.77 billion. The big boom started in mid-March when much of the world went on lockdown to stop coronavirus […]

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to Moderate ‘The State Of Black America & The Coronavirus’ on Revolt TV

Sean “Diddy” Combs’s hip-hop-centered television network, REVOLT TV, is set to air a town-hall forum that will explore and attempt to explain the disproportionate impact of the novel coronavirus on the African American community.  Dubbed The State of Black America and the Coronavirus, the two-hour-long event will feature appearances from rapper Meek Mill, U.S. Representative Alexandria […]

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The Weeknd Co-Writes an Episode of American Dad, Records Custom Song

The Weeknd is branching out and keeping busy following the success of his most recent album, After Hours, as he’s co-written an episode of American Dad, which will also feature his voice and likeness, as well as a brand-new, custom-recorded track. Joel Hurwitz, who’s written for Family Guy, Robot Chicken, and other prominent television comedies, […]

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Netflix Officially Renews Drake’s Top Boy; Filming to Begin in Spring

Top Boy, a Drake-produced Netflix television show, has officially been renewed for a second season. Though rumors of the crime-drama series’ continued production surfaced late last year, Top Boy’s social media team recently confirmed the news on Twitter. Having aired two seasons on the UK’s Channel 4 before Drake and Netflix decided to revive it, Top Boy will begin […]