August 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The 2016 US presidential election campaign is well underway, albeit in its primary stages. And research firm Borrell Associates has made an interesting prediction about how the candidates will be spending...

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August 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The digital marketing campaign that’s made us smile most this week comes from Yacht, the (excellent) electro-pop band who are preparing for the release of their new album ‘I Thought the Future Would...

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August 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Jack & Jack made their names as music and vlogging stars on Vine and YouTube, before starting to release pop/rap songs. This week, they’re riding high in the US Billboard charts with their ‘Calibraska’...

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July 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

TuneCore has revealed that it has paid out $35m to artists on its distribution platform in Q2 this year. This marks a 6% rise in payments from the same period in 2014. The company adds that, since its...

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July 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

T-Mobile in the US has announced that its customers who are Apple Music users will be able to stream music over 4G for free. It already does the same for users of 33 different streaming services (up from...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The report on music-industry transparency earlier this week from the Rethink Music initiative has been welcomed by US industry body the RIAA – but it also has some issues with some of the report’s...

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July 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

US ticketing firm Ticketfly has announced an impressive Series D funding round of $50m, led by investment firm Riverwood Capital, with previous investors also expected to contribute. The company, which...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

US lobbying group the MIC Coalition has lost another of its founding members, after National Public Radio (NPR) pulled out just over a month after Amazon also left the group (Bulletin, 5-Jun-15). While...

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon is under fire again from some authors, agents and independent booksellers in the US, who are calling for the Department of Justice to investigate the company for antitrust violations in its bookselling...

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