May 11th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


The heated debate about whether streaming music is sustainable for musicians continues, but it’s always useful to remember the parallel discussion about whether streaming music is even sustainable for...

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March 25th, 2015 by


Lead: Artists often run multiple social media accounts as part of their marketing. But just how well are they using them? And are they tailoring content to the specifics of each platform? Or treating them...

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March 18th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


We’ve seen several phases of social streaming, with the most notable one being Facebook’s debut of “frictionless” sharing in 2011 – also known as “blatting out everything you play to everyone...

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February 12th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

We already knew that Rhapsody’s subscribers grew 60% in 2014, because RealNetworks – which still owns a stake in the company – said so in its last financial report. Now Rhapsody has put a firm figure...

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February 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Music subscription service Rhapsody grew its subscriber total by 60% in 2014, although the company isn’t yet saying how many paying customers that meant by the end of the year. “Rhapsody achieved very...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

RealNetworks recently filed its financial results for the third quarter of the year, and as usual they included some figures for Rhapsody, in which it owns a significant stake still. The key figures: the...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ever since Rhapsody launched as a standalone company in 2010 after being a RealNetworks subsidiary, it hasn’t had an official CEO, although Jon Irwin was its figurehead as president until his departure...

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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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August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging app Tango is beefing up its music partnerships, launching new channels within its app for Rhapsody, SoundCloud and Vevo yesterday, who join existing partners Spotify and 8tracks. All of these...

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