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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".
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Rastamouse gets a digital single from EMI

t's a new show on CBeebies in the UK starring 'music-making, skateboarding, crime-fighting' Rastamouse and his mates, The Easy Crew.
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UK Music and MMF lobby government over creative industry investment

UK Music boss Feargal Sharkey and MMF chairman Brian Message will be giving evidence today to the UK government's Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee inquiry into finance and assistance to industry. Sharkey...
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HMV launching free digital compilation for Next Big Thing festival

Last month saw UK retailer HMV host its Next Big Thing urban festival - a series of gigs featuring hotly tipped artists. Now it's over, the company has announced that everyone who attended the concerts will get a link to...
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UK internet users to pay to appeal against broadband terminations?

As if the UK's Digital Economy bill wasn't controversial enough already, now it's emerged that one of the proposed amendments ...