January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Personal radio service Pandora will be cosying up to brands and their agencies even more in 2015, with a new senior vice president of agency and advertiser development. Alan Schanzer, a veteran of the...

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January 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

One of the challenges to Pandora this year has come from Flo and Eddie, two musicians from the Turtles fighting to get paid digital royalties for songs from before 1972. Now Pandora is pushing back, filing...

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December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft has announced several new third-party apps available for its Xbox One console, including Pandora and Vevo. The latter’s app is live in 14 countries, offering its now familiar connected-TV service...

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Was it strange that Taylor Swift pulled her back catalogue from Spotify while leaving videos for her singles on YouTube? Not really: YouTube might be the biggest music-consumption platform in the world,...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Not the most surprising headline you’ll read this week, in fairness. Sony/ATV chairman and CEO Martin Bandier remains unimpressed with streaming payouts, with his latest criticism coming in an internal...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yo dawg, I heard you like personal radio apps, so I put more personalisation in your personal radio app… Yes, Pandora has published its latest update to its Android and iOS apps, with a button for every...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Connected audio manufacturer Beep Devices made waves earlier this year with its Beep gadget, a clickwheel that plugs in to older speakers and stereo systems and turns them into connected devices. Now the...

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November 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Live music startup Songkick has been selling tickets to concerts through its own system for a while now, but when the feature launched, the company deliberately didn’t talk it up too much: an experiment...

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November 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundExchange announced its latest numbers yesterday, and they’re strong: $267m paid out to labels and artists in the third quarter of 2014. That’s up a startling 74% year-on-year, with SoundExchange...

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