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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally

Our cover feature looks at the new ways in which lyrics are being used online – from the steady rise of Genius (formerly Rap Genius) and its new goal of annotating the entire web to Deezer’s partnership...

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January 7th, 2015 by Music Ally

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What with it being January and everything, our cover feature sets out the issues, themes and trends that will shape the digital music business in 2015 – from managers marching for transparency and services...

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December 10th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature gathers together the biggest stories of the year: from Taylor Swift not wanting her music to be free on Spotify to U2/iTunes struggling to, literally, give an album away – taking in,...

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November 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we comb through Spotify’s latest financials (for 2013) and consider what it tells us about not just the state of the Swedish company but also the health of the streaming market...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally

The Report 354

In our cover feature, we look at YouTube’s new Music Key service, which is being unveiled today – in fact, it’s being officially announced as we send out this report. We’ve got full details...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our Cover Feature, we look at the panic surrounding artist albums that may or may not clock up 1m sales in the UK and the US this year, and explain why this obsession with unit sales is a fool's errand...

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally

Music Ally Report 352 - Apple: Where Next?

In our Cover Feature, we poll experts from different parts of the music business on what Apple needs to do next to stay relevant and to maintain its position as the centre of gravity for digital music....

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October 1st, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we bring some tough love to the music app space. The simple fact is that there are too many of them and we need a clear out to give the good apps (i.e. profitable, useful and engaging...

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September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we crank up the audio to look at the new streaming services that are pushing up their sonic quality as well as their monthly subscription prices. Deezer Elite and Tidal (the US and...

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