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Sandbox Issue 260: Twitch for Artists

Lead: Twitch for artists – Artists were drifting towards livestreaming platform Twitch before COVID-19 hit, and Twitch has been making overtures to musicians for a while. But since live performance was halted, interest...
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TikTok gets five-day premiere of David Guetta and Sia’s Let’s Love

A moment of relief for TikTok executives: a music story making headlines, rather than the latest revelation about the company's potential sale or ban in the US. TikTok is getting a "five-day premiere" of the new single from...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (21 April)

Spotify has added more partners to its Covid-19 Music Relief project. Having started with donations to MusiCares, PRS Foundation and Help Musicians, it is now also donating to funds and charities in France, Germany, Ireland,...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (17 April)

Start today with David Guetta’s plans for a ‘United at Home‘ fundraising livestream from Miami this Saturday. The two-hour set will be streamed on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Twitch, with four...
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David Guetta praises piracy as fuelling his live audience

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a musician talking about piracy as a positive audience-builder, so step forward David Guetta, who’s been outlining why he thinks filesharing has helped him find new fans. “I just...
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Sandbox 133 – Twitter Turned Up

Lead: Audio Cards push Twitter way beyond 140 characters and allow the platform to include actual songs. On the surface, this could be dismissed as a gimmick, but both mega-acts and emerging artists are using it and seeing...
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Spain gets combined sales and streaming chart

Spanish music body Promusicae is the latest to launch a chart combining sales and streams. Its new weekly chart integrates its existing individual singles charts for downloads and streaming, which were launched in 2007 and...
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David Guetta releases new video during Google Hangout

Here’s a fun sign of how musicians are starting to join up Google’s different services: specifically Google Hangout web chats and YouTube videos. David Guetta is hitting the promotional trail for his new album, including...
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Music Ally’s 10 most popular articles from 2013

A lot of Music Ally's journalism resides behind our subscription paywall, in the form of our daily news bulletin and fortnightly reports. But we do also publish features – interviews, news analysis, the odd liveblog and...
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A fifth of Spotify users follow David Guetta’s artist profile

EDM star David Guetta is the most-followed artist on Spotify.
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David Guetta tops Spotify’s most-followed artist chart with 4.7m fans

If we were to say to you "David Guetta, Rihanna, Maroon 5, Flo Rida, Fun, Skrillex, Coldplay, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and Adele", what would your reply be? Bonus points but a gentle shake of the head for "That's a bold lineup...
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Sandbox Issue Seventy Four: Music Winners on Facebook Open Graph

We look instead at the other music-based apps sitting on the social network's platform, assessing how they are benefitting (or not) from the partnership and how they are helping the music business (or not)