We’re pretty excited about Spotify’s latest update in which can see how many times a track has been streamed worldwide. Only last week we called for a wider understanding of streaming numbers in our...
May 16th, 2013 by Rob MacAllister
May 16th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Having taken the world by storm with his Gangnam Style and Gentleman videos, Korean star Psy is now hoping to make a similar impact on the iPad app charts. His label/agency YG Entertainment is releasing...
May 15th, 2013 by Music Ally
We've been banging on a bit recently about the new wave of messaging apps from Asia – KakaoTalk, Line and WeChat – and their potential for music partnerships.
April 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
The release of PSY's new single 'Gentleman' is understandably being seen as a key test for the South Korean rapper, in terms of his ability to match (or at least not fall too far short of) the 'Gangnam...
April 16th, 2013 by Music Ally
Stuart Dredge has made it back from his mansion in Cannes (trans: live blogging bunker), so we are back after a week off.
April 15th, 2013 by Music Ally
"Everything about this video is better than Gangnam Style," claims one of this weekend's YouTube commenters (out of more than 302k who gave their opinions) on Psy's new video/song 'Gentleman'. Hmm.
April 12th, 2013 by Music Ally
With over 1.5bn views to date, PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ is the biggest video on YouTube by some distance. So it’s only poignant that, almost a year later his follow-up single will be performed this...
December 19th, 2012 by Music Ally
Welcome to the last Music Ally Report of the year wherein, entirely in keeping with tradition, we run the ruler across the past 12 months and consider what they mean for the digital music industry.
December 6th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge
You, like us, have seen most of the big numbers for Korean star PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’, which at the time of writing is about to pass 900m views on YouTube. But what does that mean in...