July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

MTV has been talking about its latest music marketing initiative – First – which will use a mixture of traditional TV and new digital platforms to promote big albums ahead of their release. Mashable...

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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s become a cliché to suggest that MTV doesn’t play music videos any more – it’s a trap we’ve fallen headlong into in the past. It might be true on the main MTV TV channel,...

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November 1st, 2013 by Music Ally

Another contender has stepped into the music identification space, hoping to challenge its heavyweight champion Shazam.

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August 27th, 2013 by Music Ally


Inevitably, the MTV VMAs were at the centre of prurient media outrage about a number of the performances (with Miley Cyrus taking most of the heat)

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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 19th, 2013 by Music Ally


Viacom has taken the wrappers off a new "artist opportunities hub" initiative for its MTV, VH1 and CMT properties, building on the artist websites that it launched for all three last year.

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March 13th, 2013 by Music Ally


Music videos service Vevo has often been compared to MTV back in the days when the latter still screened music videos.

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February 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

Burger king twitter hack

MTV's Twitter account faked its own hacking, posting a series of tweets with the hashtag #MTVHACK.

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January 24th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


In the days when MTV mainly played music videos, on-air dedications were a big element. Now there’s a new iPhone app for that called MTV Dedicate, which takes the idea to social networks. Released...

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