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Naughty Chamillionaire contravenes Universal’s rules

The embedding of YouTube videos is a controversial area with some major-label artists because although fans, bloggers and all sorts of digital outlets like to embed a YouTube video on their page, labels only get paid by YouTube...
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Coldplay fans go all arty

Shoegazing rock icons Coldplay recently launched the Coldplay.com Exhibition Room, a digital art gallery featuring submissions from Coldplay fans and a new piece of digital art every weekday.
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iTunes editorial team announces faves

iTunes in the UK has announced shortlists for best album and best song of 2009 as nominated by the iTunes UK editorial team.
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Nelly Furtado in nonsense verse shock

Three dimensional graphics and nonsense lyrics go hand in hand like…well, like popstars and hit videogame series The Sims. The latest chanteuse to be turned into a Sim (and to end up singing in fictional language Simlish)...
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Deadmau5 returns to iPhone

There's now a second iPhone app for Canadian DJ Deadmau5 as a new edition of Deadmau5 Touch Mix is released.
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Stroke Britney’s app

You can now touch Britney Spears up, legitimately of course, on your iPod touch or touchscreen iPhone, thanks to It’s Britney – the official app. Features include “Be Britney’s Dancer”, which...
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Sony eschews apps in favour of mobile-optimised artist sites

Not everyone is jumping onto the iPhone apps bandwagon we wrote about in the Music Ally Report yesterday.
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Columbia to use QR codes in Passion Pit campaign

Columbia Records has teamed up with We Love Mobile to launch a campaign for Passion Pit's debut album.
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Now Neil Diamond has an iPhone app

Neil Diamond is the latest artist to join the App Store gold-rush, with an app promoting his upcoming festive album A Cherry Cherry Christmas.
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EMI to sell instant live recordings with Abbey Road Live

EMI has announced plans for an intriguing new service called Abbey Road Live, which will mix, master and distribute recordings of live gigs to fans soon after they finish. The mixing and mastering will be done on-site, and...
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Beatles Double Post

Beatles to get digital release… on USB apples Apple Corps and EMI have announced plans to release a limited-edition run of 30,000 Beatles Stereo USB Apples on 7 December. Yep, apple-shaped USB drives, preloaded with...
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Spotify launches first TV ad

It may boast about having spent less than £5,000 marketing its service in the UK, but Spotify has allowed its marketing team to break into their piggybank for a TV advert in Sweden.