May 1st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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In theory, Taylor Swift was the top musician on YouTube last month, with her 355.5m video views making her the third most popular channel on Google's video service in March. Actually, though, Taylor wasn't as popular as another channel that's aimed at an even younger fanbase than the Swifties: Little Baby Bum. Based in the UK, the nursery rhymes channel recorded 385m views in March, making it the second biggest channel on YouTube. This is all according to the latest chart from video analytics...

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Features

May 1st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Former Warner/Chappell exec Jane Dyball, who is now CEO of MCPS in the UK, has criticised SoundCloud over its approach to paying royalties for streams on its service. “It...

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March 31st, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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As things stand, there are three ways to make meaningful revenues from streaming music: First, be an artist popular enough to rack up tens of millions (or ideally hundreds...

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Podcast

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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