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ERA report reveals UK games, video and music sales stats

The UK's Entertainment Retailers Association has published its annual ERA Yearbook, providing retail stats for the music, games and video markets.
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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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BandWagon signs up more than 1,200 UK artists for gigs service

British startup BandWagon now has more than 1,200 artists signed up for its service, which helps them find gig slots around the UK.
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eMusic and AIM survey finds physical habits still strong in UK

80% of UK music consumrs still regularly buy music in physical form and listen to it on a traditional stereo, according to research unveiled by eMusic and indie body AIM yesterday. That compares to 70% who download music,...
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BPI figures reveal UK music industry’s digital growth in 2011

The BPI released its latest trade figures for the British music industry yesterday, revealing that total recorded music trade revenues fell 3.4% to £795.4m in 2011, although digital revenues grew by 24.7% to £281.6m - 35.4%...
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BPI figures reveal UK music industry’s digital growth in 2011

The BPI released its latest trade figures for the British music industry yesterday, revealing that total recorded music trade revenues fell 3.4% to £795.4m in 2011, although digital revenues grew by 24.7% to £281.6m - 35.4%...
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Kantar publishes global and UK market share stats for smartphones

Smartphone sales in the 12 weeks leading up to Christmas Day 2011. In the US, it has Apple's iPhone overhauling Android, with respective new-sales shares of 44.9% and 44.8%.
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Music Ally Report : Is music innovation drying up?

- Has digital innovation dried up? - Live goes digital - Growing pains - Market Profile: India - Comment: Gavin Robertson
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Music games prospered in the UK in 2010 says BPI

After all the talk of a slump in music game revenues, now for the comeback? According to figures from GfK's Chart Track - released by the BPI - music games generated more than £100 million in UK retailers last year, up 13.7%...
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UK site-blocking proposals get leaked and provoke ire of BT

UK culture secretary Ed Vaizey's confidential copyright discussions with rightsholders, ISPs and internet companies are rather less confidential today, after documents were leaked onto the Slightly Right of Centre blog, and...
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Myspace Select to launch in the UK

Myspace has announced that it's bringing Myspace Select to the UK, with an aim of promoting new and emerging artists with "the same level of editorial and marketing support afforded to global superstars".