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We7 hosting Jay-Z playback; blasts Forrester music windows report

UK streaming music service We7 is offering a stream of Jay-Z's new The Blueprint 3 album in advance of its release next Monday.
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we7: “We pay for every play”

UK streaming music service has moved to distance itself from Spotify, following an article on the Guardian's website earlier this week on whether artists will see a penny of any profit their labels make from equity in Spotify...
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We7 makes great Strydes with exclusive listening party

Fans of huge (yet small) UK pop/urban artist Tinchy Stryder can preview his album for free exclusively on ad-supported streaming site We7.
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Bob Dylan removes works from UK streaming services

We all know Bob Dylan isn’t shy about sharing his disdain for all things digital-music related, but this week his wrath has been specifically aimed at streaming services. Over the past few days his back catalogue has...
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We7 to offer tickets in partnership with Ents24

UK music streaming service We7 has partnered with Ents24, a digital retailer for concert tickets, for its new online Tours section.
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Report claims Spotify close to nabbing $50m funding round

There've been rumours that Spotify is on the verge of announcing a new funding round for a few weeks, but the Financial Times has gone public with the story, claiming that the round will be $50 million, valuing the company...
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We7 reaching two million users a month

UK-based streaming music service We7 has announced that it's now reaching two million unique users a month. Half of those are playing music on the We7 site itself, and half are accessing it through partnerships with...
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We7 providing digital soundtrack to AIM Independents Day

We7 has announced that it's providing a streaming music playlist for AIM's Independents Day 2009 events, offering artists on indie labels both big and small, from rock to soul to world to pop to chillout.
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We7 nabs pre-release listening party for Florence & The Machine album

We7 has bagged the rights to stream the new album by hotly-tipped UK artist Florence & The Machine – but only for this weekend. It'll then be whipped off for a week while it goes on sale, before becoming available...
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Music sites launch Michael Jackson tributes

You’ve probably already heard that Michael Jackson has died: it’s going to be all over both mainstream and social media for some time yet. Music sites and stores have been quick to post their tributes to the star,...
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MySpace Music set for UK launch in September

The Telegraph is reporting that MySpace Music will go international this September with its UK launch, according to its ad agency sources.
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We7: “Digital Britain is a missed opportunity”

We7 boss Steve Purdham thinks today's Digital Britain report doesn't go far enough in protecting Britain's creative industries from online piracy.