April 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Universal Music has a brand new music app out for iPhone and Android – the latest release under its U-Apps brand. The app is David Lloyd Playlist, which appears to be a partnership with the UK-based...

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January 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Annotated lyrics site Rap Genius has been under fire in recent months from music publishers over its lack of licensing deals. The company has moved quickly to respond, announcing a deal tonight with Universal...

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November 26th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


Today's Music 4.5 conference in London is subtitled 'The Rise of Video', with a focus on how YouTube, Vevo and other platforms are driving music videos in 2013, rather than traditional TV. The first...

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November 1st, 2013 by Music Ally

We wrote about Snapverse earlier in the year when it was one of a crop of mobile apps trying to be a 'Snapchat for music'.

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September 25th, 2013 by Music Ally

Universal Music Publishing Group is getting more of a fight than it expected after sending DMCA takedown requests to a Tumblr blog.

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September 13th, 2013 by Music Ally

Universal is the latest label rolling up its sleeves and launching a music discovery app on Spotify.

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August 21st, 2013 by Music Ally


The Wall Street Journal is not only claiming that the Apple app's launch may be imminent, but that it may be joined by a separate app for Samsung's connected televisions.

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July 31st, 2013 by Music Ally

record club

Universal Music Catalogue is trying something interesting on Spotify called Record Club: a followable profile on the streaming service that recommends a single classic album every day.

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June 26th, 2013 by Music Ally


Digital content firm LoveLive has acquired one of its US peers, Show Cobra, as part of a push into North America.

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