August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

2014 appears to be the year for industry navel-gazing about the future of the album, with execs and pundits chipping in from all sides. Apple may have played a significant role in unbundling the album...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Jay-Z and Beyoncé will soon be setting out on their On The Run stadium tour, but first there’s an official trailer on YouTube. And it’s fair to say this sets a new standard in production values for...

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May 19th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Jay-Z and Beyoncé will soon be setting out on their On The Run stadium tour, but first there’s an official trailer on YouTube.

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March 18th, 2014 by Music Ally

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What will Apple's next 'Beyoncé-esque' album exclusive be?

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January 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally

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We know all about the strong early sales figures for Beyoncé’s eponymous fifth album on iTunes, but did the Apple exclusive also spur piracy?

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December 17th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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It's very unusual for Apple to publish a press release about a single album's iTunes sales, which hints at how important the release of Beyoncé's fifth album on Friday was to the company's digital music...

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December 16th, 2013 by Music Ally

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It's not just Beyoncé releasing surprise tracks on iTunes this month. Flavour-of-the-year Lorde debuted a brand new track on Apple's store on Friday too.

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December 16th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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The joys of being at a keyboard at 6.30am last Friday meant we were on the news that Beyoncé had released a surprise new album fairly early. As the day went on, global media (not to mention social media)...

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December 13th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Beyoncé is the new David Bowie! She's sprung a surprise on the music world by releasing her fifth album this morning exclusively on Apple's iTunes Store, just as Bowie did with his 'The Next Day' earlier...

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