March 4th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature dissects just how well albums are doing on streaming; streaming services will argue they attract music aficionados who like to listen to full albums, but the streaming data tells another...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Our cover feature looks at the rise of K-pop and how it is changing South Korea's musical export potential as well as how music companies spot and develop new talent there. K-pop totally dominates music...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Our cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report explores the ‘pricing crisis’ for the subscription music market. Services have innovated in lots of areas – from audio quality to the UX/UI across...

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January 14th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Online, or more specifically YouTube, has allowed for a whole new type of product placement in music videos, where brands can be added or subtracted from promos on the fly. Some will argue that viewers...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we look at YouTube’s new Music Key service, which is being unveiled today – in fact, it’s being officially announced as we send out this report. We’ve got full details...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally

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In our Cover Feature, we look at the panic surrounding artist albums that may or may not clock up 1m sales in the UK and the US this year, and explain why this obsession with unit sales is a fool's errand...

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally

Music Ally Report 352 - Apple: Where Next?

In our Cover Feature, we poll experts from different parts of the music business on what Apple needs to do next to stay relevant and to maintain its position as the centre of gravity for digital music....

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October 8th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Everyone loves free stuff, don't they? Not always, as U2 and Apple found out when pushing the Songs Of Innocence album into 500m iTunes accounts last month quickly went from PR coup to PR disaster....

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Music Ally Report should have landed in your inbox last night. Our lead feature takes the announcement of Deezer Elite and WiMP’s Tidal as its cue to explore the potential demand...

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