September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iHeartRadio has been streaming traditional radio stations and personalised channels for US radio giant Clear Channel since 2008. Now the company is remaking its identity around the popular app. Yesterday,...

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September 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

INFINITE (a band that insist on writing their name in caps despite, as far as we can tell, it not being an acronym) have become the first South Korean act to get to number 1 on the Twitter Emerging Artist...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is released in a fortnight but the band are letting fans hear the whole thing early via a dedicated (iOS and Android) app. They will have to work (and walk) a...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Online music analytics company Next Big Sound is expanding its focus to the written word with the creation of Next Big Book. It has also partnered with book publisher Macmillan, something that has been...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Deloitte has published its latest report in the UK: ‘The Digital Divide’. It explores the media consumption habits of Brits in 2014. There are plenty of music findings to get your teeth into, including...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s next frontier isn’t a new country – although its Japanese launch is thought to be imminent – but a new class of customer: businesses. The company has launched Spotify Business in its...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Once upon a time, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were generally the stars scrapping it out whenever a social media milestone was about to be hit. Nowadays, it’s more likely to be Rihanna and Shakira. The...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

MTV has been talking about its latest music marketing initiative – First – which will use a mixture of traditional TV and new digital platforms to promote big albums ahead of their release. Mashable...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Companies advertising on Twitter will now have more metrics to judge the effectiveness of those ads. Twitter unveiled a new feature on Friday: “organic tweet analytics… an enhanced Tweet activity...

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