Tag: digital music

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Nielsen stats reveal digital music trends

Nielsen has been giving its annual presentation at the NARM conference, revealing the latest trends in digital music.
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Popkomm “Innovation in Music and Entertainment Award”

The countdown has begun for the Popkomm “Innovation in Music and Entertainment Award” – UK industry analysts Music Ally partner in this business award – Information and applications at
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Commissioners want European digital customers to roam free

The European commissioners for telecommunications, media and consumer affairs are reportedly calling for licensing of copyrighted content to allow cross-border sales of digital music, video and games.
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Hi-fi firm Naim to sell high-quality music downloads

Naim Audio is best known for its pricey home audio systems, but the company has just announced plans to get into the digital music game.
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Mexico big for mobile music

We covered Mexico recently in the Music Ally Report, but the New York Times had an interesting piece on Friday looking at mobile music there too.
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Ministry of Sound takes legal action over Trinity Street collapse

MoS holding company MSHK is taking legal action following the collapse of digital music firm Trinity Street, which ran its online store.
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IFPI claims 95% of music downloads are still illegal

Music industry body the IFPI claims that more than 40 billion songs were illegally downloaded in 2008 – 95% of all music downloads.The figures have just been revealed in its annual IFPI Digital Music Report, which presents...
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Key stats from the IFPI Digital Music Report 2008

We've written separately about the IFPI's Digital Music Report, which has just been released. But if you just want the hard numbers, here's some of the main ones.OVERALL FIGURES– More than 1.4 billion...
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UK kids to be taught about responsible downloading

Pupils in the UK went back to school last week, and it seems there’ll be a few new elements on the curriculum. English lessons will feature more modern novels, geography will have more focus on climate change, and there’ll...
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Second Life bluesman scoops real-world record deal

Nashville-based blues artist Von Johin has signed a record deal with Reality Entertainment. Not particularly interesting in itself, but the way he was discovered is. See, Johin made his name playing virtual gigs in his own...
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MidemNet Forum 2008: Fans Business

Extracts from the hour long panel session at MIDEM 2008 on the changing relationship between fans, artists and the music business chaired by Music Ally director Steve Mayall