March 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The family of Marvin Gaye have asked a US federal judge to block sales, distribution and performances of ‘Blurred Lines’ following their recent court victory over the song’s infringement of Gaye’s...

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March 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

And it wasn’t good news for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, who were ordered to pay a total of $7.4m in damages to the estate of Marvin Gaye, after a jury ruled that ‘Blurred Lines’ was too close...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Soundalike ‘in the style of’ recordings are one of the prime sources of digital-music clutter, but it seems Apple is having a crackdown. According to Digital Music News, the latest iTunes style guide...

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August 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s some good analysis in Billboard this week of single-track sales figures in the US so far this year. It’s good news for Pharrell Williams, whose ‘Happy’ single has sold 5.9m units in the...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has announced first acts playing its annual iTunes Festival in London this September, bagging Pharrell Williams, Kylie Minogue and Maroon 5 as headliners for the month-long event. David Guetta, Beck,...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The winners of this year’s Webby Awards were announced yesterday, and a number of musicians were celebrating success. De La Soul won a special award as ‘Webby Artist of the Year’ for...

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December 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Lead: Because streaming dominates so much in the Nordics, it is dramatically changing the shape and the narrative of digital music marketing. It is no longer about spikes of activity a few weeks either...

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November 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally

We admire the stamina of anyone capable of watching a music video for two hours, let alone 24.

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April 7th, 2010 by Music Ally

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Pharrell Williams just launched his Kidult online community, and now Alicia Keys is getting into the web publishing game. Her new site, I Am A Superwoman, promises to "ignite super women with empowering...

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