July 28th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

File under: hmmmmm. Hits Daily Double has run a story claiming there are 10m people using Apple Music since its launch at the end of June. Apple has not officially commented on this or the launch apart from a reference in an earnings call last week where Tim Cook said that “millions and millions” of people were using the service and Beats 1. The piece is light on details and carries no quotes at all from the omnipotent “insider sources”, but it does say the figures came from major label sources...

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July 25th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

Data from the BPI and the Official Charts Company show that there are now over 500m streams of music tracks a week in the UK – or close to 1bn if YouTube data was added...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


This week, Spotify rolled out a long-awaited new feature: its Discover Weekly playlists. These gems of exploration are now nicely slotted into every user’s library on the...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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