Right now, several streaming services from Europe, the United States, China and Africa itself are competing for the Nigerian market as well as that of the entire continent. So far, though, no clear front-runner has emerged.
The news that Apple is killing off iTunes has done more than just prompt nostalgia. It’s caused a crisis among users who cling to smart playlists, which both previewed the streaming age and honored the obsessive music curation habits of years past.
John Legend said music streaming has made artists rethink how they create and distribute their music. Instead of focusing on delivering CDs, musicians have shifted to doling out singles to their listeners.