July 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a musician talking about piracy as a positive audience-builder, so step forward David Guetta, who’s been outlining why he thinks filesharing has helped him find...

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May 20th, 2015 by Music Ally

Music Ally Sandbox 133 - Twitter Turned Up

Lead: Audio Cards push Twitter way beyond 140 characters and allow the platform to include actual songs. On the surface, this could be dismissed as a gimmick, but both mega-acts and emerging artists are...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Spanish music body Promusicae is the latest to launch a chart combining sales and streams. Its new weekly chart integrates its existing individual singles charts for downloads and streaming, which were...

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November 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s a fun sign of how musicians are starting to join up Google’s different services: specifically Google Hangout web chats and YouTube videos. David Guetta is hitting the promotional trail for his...

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December 31st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


A lot of Music Ally's journalism resides behind our subscription paywall, in the form of our daily news bulletin and fortnightly reports. But we do also publish features – interviews, news analysis,...

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September 18th, 2013 by Music Ally

EDM star David Guetta is the most-followed artist on Spotify.

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September 5th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


If we were to say to you "David Guetta, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Flo Rida, Fun, Skrillex, Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and Adele", what would your reply be? Bonus points but a gentle shake of the head for...

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November 28th, 2012 by Music Ally

Sandbox 74 Front

We look instead at the other music-based apps sitting on the social network's platform, assessing how they are benefitting (or not) from the partnership and how they are helping the music business (or...

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November 27th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge


EMI has teamed up with startup Soundrop for a new Spotify app for David Guetta. It’s called PlayGuetta, went live yesterday, and describes itself as “a social music party allowing fans to listen...

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