Pandora Shares Surge as Fourth-Quarter Subscription Revenue Climbs 63%

Pandora reported mixed financial results for the fourth quarter of 2017, but its shares jumped more than 9 percent after it reported a substantial growth in subscription revenue. The company reported a 63% increase in subscription revenue, bringing its yearly total to $97.7 million. It also reported 5.48 million subscribers, up 25%

Questlove Remembers His ‘Surreal’ Dinner With O.J. Simpson

On this week’s installment of his Pandora podcast “Questlove Supreme,” Roots drummer and “Late Show” bandleader Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and his crew talk with “Daily Show” veteran and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver, who speaks at length about the challenges of putting together topical comedy, about his first-ever trip

Pandora Promotes David Gerbitz to Chief Operating Officer

Music streaming service Pandora has promoted David Gerbitz, who previously served as the company’s executive VP of revenue operations, to the chief operating officer (COO) role. Gerbitz is replacing former COO Sara Clemens, who left the company in December to become COO at Twitch. Gerbitz joined Pandora in July of 2014, according

Pandora Is Laying Off 5% of Its Employees

Pandora is pink-slipping about 5% of its workforce, a move the streaming-music company said will help it save $45 million annually. According to Pandora, the restructuring will shift employee resources to focus on ad-tech and audience development efforts and will combine certain roles. Pandora also announced plans to expand its presence and

Copyright board boosts songwriters’ streaming fees

Songwriters and music publishers will receive a 44 percent increase in royalty payments from music streaming companies over the next five years, according to US copyright authorities. The Copyright Royalty Board of the US Library of Congress issued its decision over the weekend to alter formulas for how much

Pandora CEO Roger Lynch Wants to Create the Podcast Genome Project

Pandora’s new CEO Roger Lynch has big plans for podcasts: Lynch told Variety on the sidelines of CES in Las Vegas Thursday that he wants to create “the equivalent of the podcast genome project” as the company plans to add many more podcasts to its catalog. Lynch, who joined Pandora as president and

Pandora’s SECRET charm revealed – and how to get it

Pandora are most famous for their collectable charm bracelets - but there's one secret charm that's hard to get hold of [Getty] Pandora, while they stock a huge range of stunning necklaces, rings, earrings and so forth, are most popular for their infamous bracelets. In particular, their charm bracelets. Whether you've been building on

Pandora Names Aimée Lapic Chief Marketing Officer

Pandora today announced that Aimée Lapic will join the company as chief marketing officer, effective December 13. According to a press release, Lapic will lead the company’s consumer brand strategy, market positioning, performance-based and partnership marketing through digital, social and mobile marketing initiatives. She comes to the company after 13 years at

Tidal and Pandora Get In-App Controls for Sonos Speakers

Tidal and Pandora both announced deeper integration with Sonos this week. Both services now allow their users to launch music playback on Sonos speakers without ever leaving the Tidal or Pandora apps, doing away with the need to use the Sonos mobile app for playback control. Pandora announced its partnership with

Pandora Disney UK: Pandora x Disney collection launches MAGICAL charms

Pandora x Disney: Jewellery brand launch collection of dreams [Pandora] Pandora have teamed up with Disney to launch a new magical range of jewellery inspired by iconic Disney characters. The new Disney collection includes charms, bracelets and pendants with a touch of sparkle and includes designs from Beauty and the Beast, Mickey and

Pandora Disney UK: Pandora x Disney collection launches MAGICAL charms

Pandora x Disney: Jewellery brand launch collection of dreams [Pandora] Pandora have teamed up with Disney to launch a new magical range of jewellery inspired by iconic Disney characters. The new Disney collection includes charms, bracelets and pendants with a touch of sparkle and includes designs from Beauty and the Beast, Mickey and

Pandora collaborated with DISNEY and the collection is total MAGIC

Pandora x Disney: Jewellery brand launch collection of dreams [Pandora] Pandora have teamed up with Disney to launch a new magical range of jewellery inspired by iconic Disney characters. The new Disney collection includes charms, bracelets and pendants with a touch of sparkle and includes designs from Beauty and the Beast, Mickey and

SiriusXM Completes $480 Million Pandora Investment, 3 New Members Join Board

SiriusXM has completed its purchase of $307.5 million of Series A preferred stock in Pandora, which concludes the company’s $480 million strategic investment announced on June 9, 2017. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of SiriusXM purchased $172.5 million of Series A preferred stock upon execution of the agreement on June 9, 2017 and today

Pandora CEO Naveen Chopra Charts the Road Ahead

The fact that Pandora’s interim CEO, Naveen Chopra, was the company’s representative at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference this week speaks to the state of transition in which the company has found itself in recent months. Pandora was a digital radio pioneer, but has lost ground — and many

Elvis Presley’s Most-Streamed Songs on YouTube, Pandora, Spotify

While a deathiversary tends to be a somber occasion, some 40 years after Elvis Presley’s death, it is pretty amusing to imagine what his reaction might be if he were to see a streaming service. “All the music in the world comes outta that li’l bitty thing?” is just

Pandora names new CEO after founder steps down

Pandora named an over-the-top TV executive its chief executive on Monday, ending a search that began in June when co-founder Tim Westergren stepped down for a second time. see also Roger Lynch, the founding CEO of Sling TV, will take the reins of the Oakland, Calif., music-streaming company and join its board

Pandora Added Just 150,000 Paid Subscribers in Q2 of 2017

Pandora’s premium on-demand music service seems to have lost virtually all of its momentum just months after launching to the public in March. The company added just about 150,000 paying users to its premium subscription tiers during the tree months ending June 30, it revealed as part of

Pandora revenue rises as advertisers spend more on streaming services

Pandora Media on Monday reported a near 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as advertisers spent more on the online music streaming service. The company, which faces stiff competition from Spotify and Apple Music, said its net loss widened to $275.1 million, or $1.20 per share, in the second quarter ended

Pandora revenue rises as advertisers spend more on streaming services

Pandora Media on Monday reported a near 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as advertisers spent more on the online music streaming service. The company, which faces stiff competition from Spotify and Apple Music, said its net loss widened to $275.1 million, or $1.20 per share, in the second quarter ended

Former Twitter exec on short list to become Pandora CEO

Pandora board members and top shareholders have Adam Bain, Twitter’s former chief operating officer, on a short list of possible candidates to become the company’s new CEO, The Post has learned. “They have someone in mind who is a world-class executive with an advertising background,” said one source close to the

Former Twitter exec on short list to become Pandora CEO

Pandora board members and top shareholders have Adam Bain, Twitter’s former chief operating officer, on a short list of possible candidates to become the company’s new CEO, The Post has learned. “They have someone in mind who is a world class executive with an advertising background,” said one source close to

Tim Westergren Steps Down as Pandora CEO Amid Top-Level Shakeup

Around 36 hours after a report surfaced that Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren would step down as CEO, the company made the announcement officially on Tuesday morning. Westergren will also exit the board of directors, and CFO Naveen Chopra will serve as interim CEO while the board searches for

Pandora Media founder stepping down as CEO

Music streaming service Pandora Media’s founder and chief executive, Tim Westergren, plans to step down, Recode reported citing people familiar with the company’s plans. The company has not yet selected a replacement for Westergren, who is likely to stay on at Pandora until a new chief executive is in place, Recode

Pandora Cofounder Tim Westergren to Step Down as CEO?

Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren is planning step down as CEO of the streaming radio company, according to a report in Recode published late Sunday. A source told the publication that the company has not found a new CEO and Westergren will likely stay on until a replacement is

Pandora Media founder stepping down as CEO

Music streaming service Pandora Media’s founder and chief executive, Tim Westergren, plans to step down, Recode reported citing people familiar with the company’s plans. The company has not yet selected a replacement for Westergren, who is likely to stay on at Pandora until a new chief executive is in place, Recode

Pandora Media founder stepping down as CEO

Music streaming service Pandora Media’s founder and chief executive, Tim Westergren, plans to step down, Recode reported citing people familiar with the company’s plans. The company has not yet selected a replacement for Westergren, who is likely to stay on at Pandora until a new chief executive is in place, Recode

Taylor Swift songs are coming back to Spotify and Pandora

Taylor Swift is getting back together with a few of her famous exes, including Spotify and Pandora. The slender pop star’s representative confirmed that her full catalog will return to all streaming platforms on Friday. Her official Instagram fan account, Taylor Nation, posted the big news Thursday. Swift’s five albums — including