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Six of the top 20 UK entertainment products are albums

The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has published its chart of the top entertainment products in the UK in the first half of 2016 – a chart that includes albums, TV/films and games.
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Red Pill VR is the latest musical virtual-reality startup

Earlier this month, we profiled British firm MelodyVR, which is launching an ‘iTunes of VR’ platform for distributing archive and live concerts shot in virtual reality. It’s not alone, however.
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Startup profile: MelodyVR explores virtual reality and music

British firm MelodyVR has emerged from stealth mode with plans to become ‘the iTunes of VR’. That means a catalogue of live performances shot in 360 degrees, which will be accessed through its apps for Samsung’s Gear...
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SupaPass launches ‘fair-trade streaming music app’

British startup SupaPass is launching its new app, which aims to provide artists and labels with their own subscription services.
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Can British ISPs agree to collect data on repeat filesharers?

The often-uneasy relationship between British ISPs and creative industry bodies like the BPI could be in for a few more bumps in the weeks ahead.
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UK’s first DEA warning letters won’t be sent out until late 2015

There's been another delay in the estimated launch date of the British government's anti-piracy notifications campaign.
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Survey says 40% of British music fans can’t remember last CD purchase

40% of British music fans them can't remember when they last bought a CD. More than 20% said they had downloaded music in the last week, while 49% believe it's acceptable to 'download music free of charge'.