July 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Sony Music has signed a goodwill agreement with VKontakte, the social network that everyone is apparently legally obliged to refer to as “the Russian Facebook”, as it looks to become a proper, licensed...

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June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Warner Music Group has announced that its chief operating officer Rob Wiesenthal is spreading his wings – literally – by leaving the music industry. In a memo to staff, CEO Stephen Cooper said that...

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March 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Is music’s clout diminishing on YouTube? Maybe not in overall numbers, but there’s certainly less of a musician presence in the upper reaches of the top channel charts on Google’s video service....

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

German streaming service Simfy is missing a notable chunk of its catalogue, after Warner Music Group pulled its music from the service. The news was first reported by German news site Wirtschafts Woche,...

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February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We know Snapchat is interested in music: the messaging app has worked with several emerging bands on promotional videos; signed Warner Music Group as one of the launch partners for its Snapchat Discover...

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February 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Snapchat recently launched its long-rumoured Discover feature, complete (in the US) with music videos from Warner Music Group. So how is it doing? According to another partner, Fusion, it’s proving very...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Warner Music Group reported its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, with group revenues up from $764m in the third quarter of 2013 to $771m in Q3 this year. That included a 6% rise in overall...

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November 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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China has long been one of the most fascinating yet problematic markets for recorded music, certainly from the perspective of western labels and artists. Potentially huge audiences, and plenty of innovation...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British startup Playlists.net, which aggregates and recommends playlists created on streaming music service Spotify, has been acquired by Warner Music Group’s WEA label. The major label snapped up the...

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