Say It With Pandora: New Ways to Share Music in iMessage

Ever feel like you can’t find the right words to really capture the moment or what you want to say? We get it– sometimes, the only way to truly express yourself is through music. Available now in the App Store for iMessage, Pandora’s new sharing feature is bringing a collaborative and fun way to play, discover and interact with music directly in your iMessage chat threads.

The Most Popular Radio Station on Earth Just Hit 5 Billion Spins

20 Million Listeners
Over 5.5 Billion Spins
153 Thousand Artists Heard
295 Million Thumbs

These are just a few of the stats that have made Thumbprint Radio the most popular radio station on the planet. This ultra personalized station compiles all your thumbing history and guides you through your entire musical profile, while also weaving in some new music along the way. And, Thumbprint Radio is constantly evolving with you, so every time you tune in it’s a direct reflection on your musical tastes.

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Introducing Pandora Plus

Yesterday we revealed Pandora Plus, a one-of-a-kind music experience for just $4.99 per month. Pandora Plus gives you the flexibility to listen to your music with more control. Skip as much as you want. Replay songs you love. And listen to your favorite stations offline. All ad-free.

Pandora background listening now live on Xbox!

Gaming just got better. With the Xbox One Summer update, you can now listen to your favorite Pandora station or mixtape while you game using Background Music.
The highly anticipated Background Music feature not only lets you personalize your music while playing, it also gives you the ability to control the music separately via the Guide pop-up or the Pandora now-playing screen. Now you can adjust the music volume, play/pause, or skip tracks – all while you play.

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Changing the Odds for Touring Bands

I spent my twenties in rock bands, much of that playing live shows across the western United States. We drove thousands of miles, never knowing how many people would show up to see us play.  We played to empty rooms more times than I care to remember. We tried everything, from physical mailers to our fan list, to stapling flyers on telephone poles and standing on street corners handing out leaflets to pull people in. The marketing never really worked, and it wore us out.

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