September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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September 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Pandora and Spotify were among the top moneymakers on Apple’s App Store globally in August, according to the latest report by app analytics firm App Annie. Its stats suggest that Pandora was actually...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora remains under attack from multiple directions over its royalties, but founder Tim Westergren says the debate isn’t as heated as in the past. “It’s calmer now. It’s calmer. But there’s...

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September 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Do digital radio services in the US have to pay royalties for recordings released before 1972? Yes, they do, according to a summary judgement handed down yesterday by US district judge Philip Gutierrez. The...

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September 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Research firm eMarketer has published its latest analysis of Facebook, comparing time spent on the social network in the US with its digital advertising market share. It yields some interesting stats....

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music aggregator has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to, which pitches...

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September 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora has poached an executive from independent label Epitaph Records to head up its artist marketing department, as it continues to try to build better relations with musicians and the industry. The...

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September 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora has signed a direct multi-year licensing deal with BMG. The deal covers BMG’s catalogue of works that are paid through ASCAP and BMI and the deal terms, for now, just apply to the US (Pandora...

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September 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Perhaps. That’s the prediction made by financial analyst firm Trefis, anyway, in a report published on Forbes. “We estimate Pandora’s total active user count will increase from 76.2 million...

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