October 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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After a long, argumentative incubation period, Google's new YouTube-branded streaming music service is set to go live. At least, that's according to Reuters, which reports that it'll launch "in the...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s all about that bass for Meghan Trainor, but also all about those streams in the UK, where her song wasn’t on sale until this week. On streams alone last week, ‘All About That Bass’...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A growing number of musicians are using Twitter’s Vine video-sharing app, but it is also fostering its own network of new stars. The Guardian has a feature looking at Vine as a hothouse for new talent,...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Lindsey Stirling may be most closely associated with YouTube, where she built her fanbase, but her music is available on a range of other digital services. Including Pandora, where she’s...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has confirmed that its VP of YouTube content Tom Pickett has left the company, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that he is “leaving to take the chief executive post at another company”...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Google has done more than almost any other company to help tackle online piracy.” That’s one of the key lines in Google’s point-by-point rebuttal of News Corporation’s recent...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A guest column on Digital Music News by EDM label Heroic Recordings makes for very interesting reading. Founder Budi Voogt breaks down the label’s last quarter of income: 42% of its revenues came...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US firm INDMusic has been helping artists and labels squeeze more income out of YouTube for some time now, most famously Mad Decent for Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’. Recently, the company expanded its...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Once Disney agreed to pay up to $950m for YouTube MCN Maker Studios, attention turned to its closest rival Fullscreen, which has been rumoured to be on the verge of selling for months. Yesterday, the deal...

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