October 31st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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A survey commissioned by three Nordic collecting societies has yielded new data on the digital music space in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. It suggests that 78% of internet users in these countries...

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October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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This Is My Jam started in 2012 as a project founded by former Last.fm colleagues Hannah Donovan and Matthew Ogle, incubated within music/tech startup The Echo Nest. A year later it span out as its own...

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October 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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App analytics firm App Annie has launched its first ever ‘Music Index’, which aggregates downloads and revenues data from Apple’s App Store and Android’s Google Play for music apps. The company’s...

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October 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We know some big statistics about YouTube: it attracts 1bn unique users a month, for example, and it has paid out more than $1bn to rightsholders through its Content ID program. But the great unknown...

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October 28th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Ars Technica has a long, interesting article about how Apple’s music marketing has been changing, from its former emphasis on breaking new artists through TV ads to more of a focus on top-tier acts and...

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October 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Deezer has bought talk radio app Stitcher for an undisclosed amount, in a deal that will bring talk radio and podcasts to the streaming music service. "Almost every music listener listens to some form...

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October 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Personal radio service Pandora announced its latest financials yesterday, and they showed the company’s revenues growing well and losses halving year-on-year, with some growth in active listeners too. The...

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October 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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How do you quantify the value to the music industry (artists included) of a streaming music service like Spotify? Streaming income, obviously, but there's also a debate over how much these services...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has been talking about how he sees the technology and music industries working together, in an address to P Diddy's Revolt conference. Accepting an SFTB Award, Iovine gave...

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