Spain has long been seen as a lost cause by many music industry executives, thanks to widespread piracy and a long-term decline in music sales that has outstripped most other markets. Those executives...
February 11th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog
Spanish music body Promusicae is the latest to launch a chart combining sales and streams. Its new weekly chart integrates its existing individual singles charts for downloads and streaming, which were...
October 1st, 2014 by Music Ally
In our cover feature, we bring some tough love to the music app space. The simple fact is that there are too many of them and we need a clear out to give the good apps (i.e. profitable, useful and engaging...
July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
Without wishing to reduce an entire nation down to football and music, in recent years Spain has been fabulous at football, but woeful at legal music revenues. In 2014, though, both have flipped. The less...
April 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
It's a busy week for news relating to music piracy, so we thought we'd bundle some stories together as a snapshot of what's happening around the world. Starting with Kim Dotcom, and news that music...
September 27th, 2013 by Music Ally
The Spanish government is toughening up its anti-piracy laws again.
June 26th, 2013 by Music Ally
Our lead feature digs behind the shock SNEP figures that suggested the French digital music market tanked in Q1 this year. Downloads are down and streaming is struggling to take off, it claims.
April 15th, 2013 by Music Ally
Spain has long been seen as a problematic market by music rightsholders due to high levels of piracy, and in the past, a perceived laissez-fair attitude by the Spanish government.
November 15th, 2012 by Music Ally
Big news for music videos service Vevo this morning, as it launched in three more European countries: Spain, France and Italy.