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May 14, 2015, 08:00 ET Rdio Launches "Rdio Select" as First Music Subscription Offering Both Ad-Free Radio & On Demand Music Downloads For $3.99/Month

60-Day Free Trial Now Available SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Rdio, a leading global music streaming service available in 85 countries, today introduces Rdio Select – a first-of-its-kind $3.99...


Mar 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Rdio Becomes an Official Music Sponsor of the 2015 JUNO Awards

Rdio to Celebrate the Best in Canadian Music by Offering Curated Playlists and Custom Stations SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts Sciences (CARAS) ...


Dec 09, 2014, 16:46 ET Rdio Unveils Its Top Charts For 2014 Reflecting Worldwide Tastes

TOP SONG: Beyoncé, "Drunk in Love" TOP ALBUM: Iggy Azalea, The New Classic TOP ARTIST: Ariana Grande NEWLY LAUNCHED WEBSITE LETS LISTENERS VIEW THEIR PERSONAL FAVORITES OF THE YEAR TORONTO, Dec. 9,...


Sep 07, 2014, 01:04 ET Ellie Goulding performs live at Toronto's Massey Hall, September 6, 2014, in a special event presented by Rdio & Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Sept 06/14 - Toronto - Ellie Goulding performs live at Toronto's Massey Hall, September 6, 2014, in a special event presented by Rdio & Toronto International Film...


Sep 07, 2014, 01:02 ET HAIM, LA's literal band of sisters, rock Toronto's Massey Hall

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Sept 06/14 - Toronto - HAIM, LA's literal band of sisters, rock Toronto's Massey Hall. The rock trio opened for Ellie Goulding in a special event presented by Rdio &...


Sep 07, 2014, 00:58 ET Ellie Goulding performs live at Toronto's Massey Hall, September 6, 2014, in a special event presented by Rdio & Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Sept 06/14 - Toronto - Ellie Goulding performs live at Toronto's Massey Hall, September 6, 2014, in a special event presented by Rdio & Toronto International Film...


Sep 06, 2014, 16:22 ET Introducing Rdio Sessions Live @ The Orange Lounge

Star-Powered Music Series Brings New, Exclusive Audio Recordings to Rdio's Robust Catalogue of More than 30 Million Songs Shaw Media's ET Canada Takes Viewers Behind-the-Scenes with Revealing Artist...


Sep 04, 2014, 09:00 ET Rdio Updates App to Lead with Free Internet Radio Service, Introduces Suite of Innovative Features for Personalization and Discovery

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Rdio, a leading global music streaming service available in 60 countries, today updates its app to lead with a free Internet radio service and introduces a suite...


Aug 27, 2014, 09:30 ET Rdio Teams Up With Toronto International Film Festival as Official Music Partner

Rdio Presents Triple Platinum Singer-Songwriter Ellie Goulding in FREE Concert at Historic Massey Hall on Saturday, September 6 Plus, free concerts by Canada's own BADBADNOTGOOD, Adrian X, Jason...


Jul 14, 2014, 09:00 ET Rdio names Michael Orrbrooke as General Manager of Canada

Newly created role will lead strategy and growth in Canada, Rdio's second largest market SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Rdio, one of the largest music streaming services in the world, today...


Mar 31, 2014, 11:01 ET Rdio's Digital Music Service Now Available on Google Chromecast

Customers can stream over 20 million tracks and hundreds of personalized stations everywhere Chromecast is sold SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Rdio, the groundbreaking digital music service...


Dec 19, 2013, 09:01 ET Rdio Unveils 2013 Year-End Charts With Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Scoring Top Global Album And Track Streams

Rdio Covers 2013 Takes on Some of the Biggest Songs of 2013 With Covers by Top Indie Artists Year-End Features Include 2013 Charts, Covers, Staff Picks, Rdio Recommends Highlights and 2014 Watch List ...


Dec 03, 2013, 04:01 ET Rdio Names Anthony Bay Chief Executive Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Rdio announced today that Anthony Bay, a former digital media executive at Amazon, Microsoft and Apple, has been named Chief Executive Officer effective...


Oct 03, 2013, 10:01 ET One of Rdio's most popular features is now free forever on iOS and Android

Now anyone can stream hundreds of personalized stations that draw from over 20 million tracks SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Rdio, the groundbreaking digital music service that has reinvented...


Sep 17, 2013, 07:00 ET "Mission To The Edge Of Space: The Inside Story Behind Red Bull Stratos" Presented By Rdio Will Be Free To Digitally Stream In 31 Countries

New Documentary Film on Historic Supersonic Freefall with Never Seen Before Footage Will Be Released on One-Year Anniversary of the Jump and Includes Exclusive Original Song by "Portugal. The Man"...


Jan 29, 2013, 09:02 ET Rdio Launches Free Music Streaming In Canada

Free Web Access To Over 18 Million Songs, For Up To Six Months TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Rdio, (www.rdio.com), the streaming music service from the co-creator of Skype, is now offering music...


Oct 02, 2012, 06:30 ET Rdio Introduces New Way for Artists to Make Money from Streaming Music

Artists will earn revenue from online fan engagement through Rdio Artist Program TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Rdio (www.rdio.com), the digital music service founded by Janus Friis, one of the...


Aug 16, 2012, 09:00 ET Rdio increases catalogue to over 18 million songs; adds new partners TuneCore and CD Baby

Partnerships with top independent music aggregators bring major increase of Canadian content and connect over a quarter-million artists to fans in 13 countries TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Rdio...


Mar 27, 2012, 13:02 ET Team Coco Partners with Rdio in New Mixtape Series Curated by Celebrity Guest DJs

Conan O'Brien Sweats To The Music on Inaugural Mixtape Playlist SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Premier digital music service Rdio (www.rdio.com), started by the creators of Skype, has...


Mar 13, 2012, 12:49 ET Rdio Unveils Revamped Platform at SXSW

Bold New Design and Even More Discovery; Now With Access to Over 15 Million Songs SAN FRANCISCO and AUSTIN, Texas, March 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Premier digital music service Rdio (www.rdio.com), started by ...


Mar 07, 2012, 10:44 ET Rdio's Scott Bagby to Speak on Canadian Music Week's Social Radio Panel

TORONTO, March 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Rdio, the digital music service started by the creators of Skype, will participate in Canadian Music Week's Social Radio panel on March 22, 2012. Rdio's Vice President...