July 11th, 2013 by Music Ally


Jay-Z teamed up with Samsung to give away up to 1m digital copies of his new 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' album three days before its official release.

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June 26th, 2013 by Music Ally


Sony Music is launching a new digital entertainment division, headed by former MTV Networks boss Judy McGrath.

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April 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally


Here's a sign of the times for high-end hi-fi maker Linn: around half of its revenues in 2013 will come from a combination of music downloads and sales of its range of digital streaming players.

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January 30th, 2013 by Music Ally


Yes, "digitized vinyl" is really A Thing, courtesy of US music retailer Amoeba Music. It has launched a section on its website called Vinyl Vaults, selling rare and deleted vinyl cuts as digital files...

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November 30th, 2012 by Music Ally

Nielsen SoundScan reports that the band sold 48k album downloads and 696k song downloads in the US last week, with Back In Black shifting 15k album units alone, some distance ahead of Highway to Hell (just...

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August 28th, 2012 by Music Ally


What was that about Germany's reputation for being a stick-in-the-mud when it comes to digital music? The industry has been protesting its merits, with a report from body Bundesverband Musikindustrie noting...

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August 16th, 2012 by Music Ally


Revenue from music streaming services is set to climb by 40% this year to $1.1bn, according to research from Strategy Analytics.

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June 18th, 2012 by Music Ally

The book publishing industry is enjoying its own digital tipping point in 2012, with the Association of American Publishers claiming that sales of e-books overtook hardback books in the first quarter of...

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June 12th, 2012 by Music Ally


Subscription-based music streaming services and digital downloads will help the US music industry to grow 5.5% by 2016, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers' Entertainment & Media Outlook 2012-2016 report,...

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