October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest artist to reach the milestone of 1bn streams on Spotify is Pitbull: the third most-streamed American artist on the service behind Eminem and Katy Perry. The rapper is celebrating the milestone...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music recommendations site This Is My Jam – a Music Ally Digital Music Awards nominee – has just signed up its 200,000th user, with the site nearing two million “jams” (songs chosen by those users...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Is Def Jam pulling away from YouTube?” wonders an article in AdWeek, based on the news that the label has signed a deal with online video firm Playwire. We’ll refer you to Betteridge’s...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When Syco Entertainment boss Simon Cowell keynoted at the MIPCOM conference this week, there was a quick reference to smartphones’ potential for music. He’s since expanded on that in an interview....

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Will.I.Am’s last venture into hardware was an easily-forgettable iPhone camera accessory, but now he’s coming back with something more interesting: a smartwatch. It’ll be unveiled on Thursday in...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has been sharing some more stats on the new U2 album, which it made available as a free download – and controversially, in some cases, pushed to people’s iOS devices – last month. The album...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yes, we know what you’re thinking: good luck to anyone barmy enough to think they can fund a streaming service with $30,000. But LA-based startup Vaytus says its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud gave its iPhone app a major redesign earlier this year, and now some of those visual elements are carrying over to its website. “Visuals are a crucial component of how you choose to share...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a lot of talk about the notion of albums as apps in recent years, but (formerly) mysterious Swedish artist iamamiwhoami is trying something different: album as website. Their new album...

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