March 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Taylor Swift managed to shake off all her music competition on YouTube in January, generating 361.3m views on her Vevo channel that month. Swift, who now has 3.7bn all-time views and 11.3m subscribers on the service, was its third most popular channel in January, behind only toy-unboxing channel DC Toys Collector (517.3m views) and gamer PewDiePie (417.9m). The only other music channel in the top 10 wasn’t from an artist – it was nursery-rhymes channel Little Baby Bum in fifth place with 302.1m...

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Features

March 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Last August, SoundCloud launched its On SoundCloud initiative to run ads around the audio uploaded by some of its creators, and give them a share of the revenues. But how...

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Comment

February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then...

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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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