August 27th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Jay-Z’s 100th problem is that he’ll be choking on his cornflakes this morning reading Billboard’s latest (anonymous) survey of music-industry executives. Asked “how long do you give Tidal?”...

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June 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Billboard attempts to answer that very question in this lengthy piece. Undoubtedly something for the lawyers and accountants to get in a fizz about, but equally interesting to everyone else in the industry....

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June 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple Music received another pair of endorsements from the independent labels sector yesterday, but it has more work to do to bring indie publishers on board. US labels body A2IM mirrored the praise of...

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June 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

This Billboard piece was published ahead of last night’s official announcement and ran through the rumours about how licensed (or not) the service was. Buried at the end is a source claiming that Apple...

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May 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s less than two years since the IPO of EDM firm SFX Entertainment, but it is now moving back towards being a private company once again. Chairman and CEO Robert Sillerman has made an offer to buy...

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May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The willingness to innovate digitally within the country music genre can be underestimated, but from Garth Brooks to its younger stars, there is plenty of experimentation going on. The latest example is...

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March 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Having completed its acquisition by messaging firm Line, streaming service MixRadio’s Mark Wheatley has been talking about the company’s ambition to bring music and messaging together in the future....

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Deezer’s new chief marketing officer, Beth Murphy, will be based in the company’s San Francisco office as it tries to crack the US. She’s been talking to Billboard about the company’s...

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December 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Does Taylor Swift like iTunes? Of course she does. In an interview to celebrate being named Billboard Woman of the Year, she talks about how she discovers music. “I buy it on iTunes. Things I see...

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