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Entertainment Intelligence launching playlist-tracking app

Music analytics firm Entertainment Intelligence is launching an app to help labels, publishers and managers track the impact of playlists on music releases. For now, the app is available in closed beta with some of EI’s...
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Musician Tom Vek attacks Trent Reznor over Apple Music

Musician and music-app developer Tom Vek has laid in to Apple Music’s Trent Reznor for his recent interview comments.
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Willingness to Pay for Apple Music June 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Adele’s 25 is now on streaming services: this changes everything… and nothing

“OMG” – Adele’s 25 is on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music and other streaming services almost exactly seven months after it came out. “An artist who has always windowed her albums windows her latest album”...
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YouTube hits back at Trent Reznor ‘stolen’ criticism

“YouTube hits back” is becoming a familiar phrase in 2016, as the online-video service responds to attacks from various musicians and the music industry. The latest was Trent Reznor, admittedly no neutral given his role...
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New study breaks down UK subscription economy (music included)

A new report compiled by market-research firm YouGov for e-commerce firm Zuora aims to quantify the market for subscription services in the UK, including music. The report claims that 78% of Brits pay for at least one...
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Apple fuels YouTube fire but defends downloads decline

Apple has waded in to the music industry’s debate about the value of YouTube. Apple Music chief creative officer Trent Reznor addressed the topic in an interview with Billboard this week at the WWDC event, and made his...
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Apple Music gets its redesign after reaching 15m subscribers

Apple showed off the anticipated redesign of Apple Music’s iOS app last night at its WWDC event. More white space; the addition of lyrics; a clearer demarcation between people’s own music libraries and the streaming...
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Apple WWDC keynote tonight to include Apple Music news

It’s WWDC time again, as people gather in San Francisco for Apple’s annual developer conference. Its keynote takes place tonight, and is expected to include news on the plans for the second year of Apple Music.
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Chance the Rapper streaming-only album is a US chart hit

How has Chance the Rapper’s Apple Music exclusive on his latest mixtape ‘Coloring Book’ turned out? Rather well, actually. The release debuted at number eight in Billboard’s albums chart on Friday with 38k equivalent...
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Apple trying to fix music-removal iTunes problems

Apple has been under fire again for iTunes-music-library shenanigans, thanks to a musician’s blog post about his own tracks being removed from his hard drive after he signed up for Apple Music. Now the company says it’s...
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Apple chuffed with Drake’s 1m+ week-one album sales

Apple has been sharing some stats from its first-week exclusive on Drake’s new album ‘Views’. The company says he sold more than 1m copies globally on its iTunes downloads store, while the album was also streamed...