September 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


The Weeknd is currently the most popular musician on Spotify, with nearly 24m monthly listeners. That puts him ahead of Calvin Harris (19.4m) and Ed Sheeran (19m) on the streaming service. How do we...

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June 17th, 2015 by Nikoo Sadr


Lead: Streaming is unlocking intricate data about super fans and their listening behaviour, putting artists and labels in powerful new positions to make the most of this real-time flow of analytics. Hailed...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, we can, but can you? When we browse an album’s page in Spotify’s desktop client, hovering over any song in the column underneath the thumbs-up icon at the far right shows its play count....

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify announced its latest pre-release exclusive yesterday: a week’s streaming of Alt-J’s second album ‘This Is All Yours’ before its general release on 22 September. The company...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Coca-Cola, Ford, McDonald’s and NBC Universal Pictures are among the launch partners that will be using two new video products on Spotify For Brands – Spotify’s marketing platform. The first product,...

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September 5th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Spotify's latest press release – a chart of the most-streamed songs this summer – sheds more light on the scale of revenues being generated by the biggest hits on the streaming service. It noted...

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November 14th, 2012 by Music Ally

Sandbox 73 Front Cover

In an age of social media ubiquity and increasing noise, Pheed is offering a less frenetic and more measured environment that it will charge for access to.

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February 23rd, 2010 by Music Ally


UK-based mobile retailer Phones4u has inked a deal with Nokia to launch a new service called, ahem, b@TV. The idea is that it'll stream thousands of DJ sets to Nokia handsets, kicking off with a roster...

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July 24th, 2009 by Music Ally


UK artist Calvin Harris has slammed the BPI (on his Twitter feed, natch) for the removal of his official Ready For The Weekend video from YouTube.

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