September 15th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Last week's surprise gift of a new U2 album for every iTunes user continues to make waves, although some of them may not be to Apple and the band's liking. But we'll start with the stats: tech news site Recode claimed on Friday that 'Songs of Innocence' had been downloaded more than 2m times since its release on Tuesday. That's an update on the 200,000 launch-day downloads claimed by Billboard (although rubbished at the time by label UMG).

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September 12th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

A new report has forecast that YouTube will make $1.13bn in ad revenue this year. It comes from eMarketer and is expected to mark a 39% increase on what the video service...

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July 15th, 2014 by Karim Fanous


The removal of the star button in the recent Spotify redesign has had two very clear effects on me as a music consumer and regular Spotify user: 1) I listen to less music 2)...

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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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