April 16th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Tonight is Music Ally’s Future Music Marketing event in London, where we’ve gathered a panel of opinionated experts to give their views on whether a selection of technologies are hits or hype – or...

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April 16th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

Spotify is upping its presence in the centre of US political power by appointing not one but four lobby groups – each covering a different part of the business. As an indication of Spotify’s future...

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April 14th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

More information is being leaked that is helping to put into sharper focus what the relaunched Beats service could look like when it finally goes public. Yesterday, Music Ally revealed that Apple is paying...

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April 13th, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

Music Ally has learned that Apple is currently paying music journalists to write copy for thousands of playlists – all of which could form the backbone of Beats when it finally relaunches. Professional...

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April 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


In 2010, Information Is Beautiful published an infographic showing the estimated royalties earned by musicians from sales and streams of their work, from the various digital services. Now it's updated...

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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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November 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The Financial Times is on a roll when it comes to Apple music scoops, from breaking the news on its Beats acquisition to yesterday's report that Apple "plans to push Beats to every iPhone". That's essentially...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


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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September 8th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde


Tomorrow is Apple’s big product launch day and it could confirm then what it will be doing with Beats Music after the $3bn acquisition of its parent company earlier in the year. Beats had previously...

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