September 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Every month we pore over the YouTube channel charts published by online video industry site Tubefilter, based on data from analytics firm OpenSlate. The broad trends are usually the same for music: Vevo has around 20 of the 100 most popular channels by view-count, while Shakira, Katy Perry and Pitbull usually rank highest – although rarely higher than YouTube's biggest star: gamer PewDiePie. The stats for July 2014 are no different in that respect, but the accompanying chart ranking channels...

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August 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The Kids are listening to music on YouTube! Okay, tell us something we don't know... But youth research firm Voxburner's survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does...

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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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