Indie rights body Merlin published some research into digital growth for its member labels yesterday, claiming that a third of them have seen streaming and subscription revenues more-than double year-on-year.
May 17th, 2013 by Music Ally
May 16th, 2013 by Music Ally
Warner Music Group remains on course to acquire the Parlophone label by the summer, after receiving clearance for the deal from the European Commission.
April 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally
Fresh from winning an IMPALA Outstanding Contribution award, Merlin boss Charles Caldas has been giving his views on digital music, including this stat: "We expect the streaming revenues alone for Merlin...
March 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally
Another day, another new streaming music service – and yet another that's drawing fire from licensing body Merlin for disrespecting independent labels.
February 20th, 2013 by Music Ally
Merlin and IMPALA have announced an agreement with WMG that they say will "bring more scale into the independent sector through an opportunity to buy, license or distribute a significant portion of PLG...
January 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
In the latest Music Ally podcast, Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge try to get to the bottom of Myspace and Merlin falling out (again) and much much more...
January 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally
Merlin doesn't have a deal with New Myspace to stream its catalogue, yet songs from more than 100 of its member labels are still available on the social service.
November 14th, 2012 by Music Ally
Google added music to its Google Play store in several European countries yesterday, but the company is still fielding criticism from the BPI.
November 7th, 2012 by Music Ally
Nick Massey explains why Rara is avoiding the freemium route, how devices will unlock the market’s potential and why more tech titans will pile in.