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More than a decade after it revolutionized music ownership with digital downloads through iTunes, Apple Inc. is again trying to change how consumers listen to their favorite songs with a new subscription streaming service and a renewed push into Internet radio. At its developers’ conference next week, Apple is expected to announce a new set…

A glowing Starbucks Coffee sign hangs in the window of a store in downtown Seattle, Washington, where the company is headquartered. Customers and promotional materials can be seen this evening in this busy location.

Spotify and Starbucks Coffee Company will begin a multi-year music program to make “the barista the DJ,” in the words of Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, essentially turning over control of in-store music to the coffee makers at Starbucks’ 7,000 U.S. stores. On Monday, May 18, all of Starbucks’ 150,000 U.S. employees received a complimentary Spotify…

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The singer combined his two “Intermission” projects and is selling them together on iTunes. Trey Songz delivered the sequel to April’s Intermission today (May 18), according to his Twitter posts. Like the first installment, Intermission II is six tracks. The latter features Pusha T on “How Could You Forget.” The singer combined the two projects…

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Just in case you could’ve possibly thought otherwise, Jay Z sent out a reminder last night that he’ll continue to rep his streaming service Tidal with the frequency and aggression of sneezes during allergy season. The rap mogul put on a private concert last night for Tidal subscribers at Terminal 5 in New York City,…