September 2nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Earlier this year, YouTube announced plans to add a crowdfunding feature to its service, enabling fans to donate directly to their favourite creators while watching their videos. It’s now gone live...

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September 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Every month we pore over the YouTube channel charts published by online video industry site Tubefilter, based on data from analytics firm OpenSlate. The broad trends are usually the same for music:...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been writing about MCNs with an eye on their implications for music for some time now. But if you want a good overview on how they’re being seen in the TV and film industries, Bloomberg...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Talk about bum cakes? Etienne de Crecy’s new interactive video’s got ‘em. But beyond the wiggling backsides – and yes, this being the music industry in 2014, none of them belong to...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Okay, tell us something we don’t know. But youth research firm Voxburner’s survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does at least provide some more figures on the familiar trend of YouTube...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Our latest Sandbox digital music marketing report should have landed in your inbox last night. Here’s what it has inside: an exploration of successful non-music YouTube channels to see what artists...

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August 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The Kids are listening to music on YouTube! Okay, tell us something we don't know... But youth research firm Voxburner's survey of 913 16-24 year-old Brits this month does at least provide some more...

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August 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The prospect of a transition from music ownership to music access has been floated for many years now, but now it's underway, there's a sense that its pace has managed to take many people in the industry...

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August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that the president of a company whose business is YouTube monetisation is impressed by Google’s video service. Still, at a time when friction between YouTube...

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