April 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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What was that about video killing the radio star? One of the UK's most popular radio stations, Radio 1, has been working hard to become a video star over the last couple of years. At the MIPTV conference...

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April 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Jason Derulo is on dating app Tinder, but he’s looking for multiple hookups. With his music, we mean. Derulo is one of the celebrities testing Tinder out – with its full approval – for branding...

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April 9th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Earlier this year, reports that YouTube was preparing to launch an ad-free paid-subscription version of its online video service turned out to be press misinterpretations of comments made at a conference...

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April 8th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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YouTubers aren’t supposed to talk publicly about how much money they’re making from advertising: it’s why they squirm and deflect when asked about it on-stage at conferences. Veteran online video...

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April 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who’s going to buy online video site Dailymotion? Well, from a failed bid in 2013 by Yahoo, we know it’ll probably have to be a French company, since the French government nixed that deal on the grounds...

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April 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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In 2010, Information Is Beautiful published an infographic showing the estimated royalties earned by musicians from sales and streams of their work, from the various digital services. Now it's updated...

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April 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Dance festival Ultra may have ditched YouTube for Twitch with its livestreaming plans, but Google’s video service has renewed its partnership with the Coachella festival. This year’s event will be...

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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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March 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube’s head of artist and label relations Vivien Lewit has been fielding questions about how the service plans to better compensate artists for streams of their work. Although unsurprisingly, her...

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