One chart to rule them all? That's the goal (sort of) with the IFPI's Global Recording Artists of 2013 chart, published yesterday to aggregate physical and digital music sales plus streams,
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
December 18th, 2013 by Music Ally
Most coverage of TV/music mogul Simon Cowell's US press event this week has focused on who the judges might be for next year's X Factor US
November 28th, 2013 by Music Ally
We've been tracking the growth of mobile messaging apps over the past year or two, and suggesting there may be plenty of opportunities for music marketing.
November 20th, 2013 by Music Ally
Apple is running an interesting pre-order campaign for the new One Direction album 'Midnight Memories'.
November 1st, 2013 by Music Ally
Social analytics firm PeerIndex published its annual chart of the most influential UK Twitter users yesterday, with musicians to the fore.
August 19th, 2013 by Music Ally
Video-sharing app Vyclone has been used at gigs by artists like Ed Sheeran, Madonna and No Doubt as part of official marketing campaigns, but now the UK/US startup has its biggest deal yet: One Direction.
August 15th, 2013 by Music Ally
Sony Pictures is running an ambitious 'One Month of One Direction' campaign to promote the band's new 'This Is Us' film, with plenty of digital elements.
August 13th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
July was quite a month for One Direction on YouTube. The British boy-band notched up 133.8m views from their Vevo-branded channel, up 47% on June's 71.5m total. No surprise really: the video for their...
February 15th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
An iOS app for "making and customising your own personalised 1D Scrapbook"? SCREAM! Yes, Sony Music has released a new app for One Direction's ever-growing global fanbase. It's called One Direction...