June 13th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

myspace-app

"The rope has dropped. The doors are open. The party has begun," cheered a promotional email from Myspace yesterday, heralding the revamped social music service's emergence from beta. Now anyone can...

Continue reading »

May 1st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

bud-light

The latest brand making a big push into music, with both live and digital elements, is Budweiser, which is launching an initiative in the US called Bud Light Music First. It's a partnership with Live...

Continue reading »

April 12th, 2013 by Music Ally

Billboard-logo-150x150

In February, Billboard launched its first streaming chart in the US and has now refined that with the addition of seven genre-specific charts, including hip-hop, R&B, Latin and dance.

Continue reading »

January 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally

Music Ally Podcast Image

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...

Continue reading »

January 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally

2012MyspacePress161112

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.

Continue reading »

January 16th, 2013 by Music Ally

Screen Shot 2013-01-16 at 17.09.06

Lead: Myspace finally went public yesterday after several months of invite-only beta testing. This is do or die for the company that slid down the social media pecking order by losing its way and letting...

Continue reading »

November 22nd, 2012 by Music Ally

myspace

After News Corp. sold Myspace off and blamed it for many of its fiscal woes, new owners Specific Media hope to make Myspace rise again.

Continue reading »

November 22nd, 2012 by Music Ally

spotify_influencers

Spotify is holding an event on 6 December for press to 'Discover What's Next' for the streaming music service.

Continue reading »

November 21st, 2012 by Music Ally

Our lead feature peeks behind the curtain of the new-look Myspace and tests out its shiny new features and layout. In 2005, it was the hottest service in the world but its time under the control of News...

Continue reading »