September 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

As it celebrates its tenth anniversary, Pandora has been talking up its ability to sell tickets for artists who are popular on its service. Billboard has a profile of Pandora’s presale partnerships with...

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September 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Remember the days when you could pay a small fee to upgrade to Spotify Premium for a day before reverting to the free ad-supported version? That tier is long gone, but the idea is being revived in the...

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September 7th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Market research firm comScore has published its latest US Smartphone Subscriber Market Share report, including some data points that we can use to gauge the opportunity ahead for the Apple Music streaming...

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September 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Another reminder if you needed it that outside games, streaming music is one of the lucrative mobile-app categories. Analytics firm App Annie has published a report tracking the top iOS apps of “all-time”...

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September 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Pandora turns 10 next week, and the streaming radio service is celebrating with a “Listener Love Day” during which it will get rid of all its advertisements. Although we can’t help thinking that...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Lobbying body the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) includes Google, Pandora, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft among its members. So its new report on “Copyright Reform for a Digital...

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August 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The Chinese stock market caught a cold this week, but tech and music firms in the west were sneezing too. Yesterday saw losses across all the major indices, and the knock-on effects saw Pandora’s share...

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August 19th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


One of the headlines from Next Big Sound's Summer 2015 report was the growth of SoundCloud, with the music analytics firm claiming that monthly plays on the streaming service had nearly doubled from 2.5bn...

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August 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The 2016 US presidential election campaign is well underway, albeit in its primary stages. And research firm Borrell Associates has made an interesting prediction about how the candidates will be spending...

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