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Sam Smith swaps Spotify for Apple Music in new video project

With every music-streaming service now keen on making original video projects with artists, should the latter pick one partner or find different creative treatments with several? Sam Smith is taking the latter path. Having...
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Spotify expands playlist-video feature with Sam Smith

We’ve been writing about Spotify’s addition of video to playlists like RapCaviar in the US. Now the streaming service is expanding the feature globally, with Sam Smith acting as the guinea pig. Smith made his comeback...
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BBC reveals Sound of 2017 emerging artists longlist

After Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday, welcome to Everyone Moan About The BBC’s Music Tips For The Next Year Monday! The BBC’s Sound Of… list is one of the most respected in the UK, so expect plenty of press...
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Get Real: How VR and AR Could Change Music Marketing

Lead: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Well, it’s a bit of both. Our cover feature looks at the second time round for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Surfing in on a wave of hype they couldn't...
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Sam Smith gig to be streamed live into Channel 4 ad break

A gig by Sam Smith will be streamed live into the 10.45pm ad break during Channel 4’s Alan Carr: Chatty Man TV show this Friday (30th May) in the UK. Smith, who won the BBC Sound Of 2014 poll and the Critics’ Choice...
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Sam Smith’s US Spotify holdout wasn’t enough to beat Lana Del Rey

Billboard has a good piece today on the US launch campaign for Sam Smith’s debut album ‘In The Lonely Hour’, and specifically the question of whether its Spotify holdout – it’s not been available to stream on the...
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Sam Smith is the latest Vevo Lift artist in the UK

Sam Smith is the latest Vevo Lift artist in the UK