November 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mashable’s headline that “Taylor Swift’s YouTube views doubled after pulling music from Spotify” will be raising eyebrows within the music industry, but we think there’s a lot more to the story....

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar revealed plans for his new startup, Vessel, which is also in the online video space. Flush with $75m of funding, it seems the company is now aiming squarely...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Every so often, Kobalt Label Services’ marketing director David Emery publishes a thoughtful post on his own blog about the digital industry. The latest focuses on YouTube. “It is so big, so ubiquitous...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has become the go-to destination for parents with children obsessed by Disney’s Frozen soundtrack, but how to prevent those kids straying onto other, less child-friendly videos? One new method...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

With more than 4.2m subscribers, Conor Franta is one of the fresh-faced stars on YouTube, with big clout among his young audience. Now he’s capitalising on that clout with a music album, albeit not one...

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November 19th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Okay, it’s extremely unlikely that Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights (GMR) is going to sue YouTube for $3bn. But the company is ramping up the pressure on Google’s video service over the 20,000...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Vevo CEO Rio Caraeff is on his way out of the music videos company after six years at the helm. After a leak in the New York Post this weekend, Caraeff swiftly confirmed the news in an email to staff....

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There have been persistent rumours that Yahoo is planning to launch a YouTube rival soon, focusing on ad-supported shortform video. Now it seems Samsung has similar ambitions. According to tech news site...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taylor Swift has spoken publicly again about the decision to remove her catalogue from Spotify, emphasising that it’s all about the lack of separation between its free and premium tiers. “I think there...

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