Tag: digital marketing
KFC took over artist profiles to get ads on Spotify Premium
Who said Spotify’s premium tier is advertising-free? KFC Arabia has found a way around that, taking over the profiles of three artists in a campaign run by advertising agency Memac Ogilvy. “KFC teamed up with three major...
February 5, 2020
Music Ally announces our first ever Japan event
The Music Ally Japan Digital Summit in association with Linkfire and the Orchard and supported by MQA will take place at the Future 7 venue in Tokyo on Wednesday 22nd April.This one-day event, part of Music Ally’s Sandbox...
January 30, 2020
Sony’s 4th Floor Creative launches ‘This City’ podcast
British radio DJ Clara Amfo has launched a new podcast called ‘This City’, which will see her explore the streets of London “through the eyes of some of the city’s most recognisable names”. Available on all the...
January 22, 2020
Troy Carter talks music disruption: ‘I’d still be in a panic if I were a major label…’
Troy Carter was the closing keynote at Music Ally and Music Biz's NY:LON Connect conference in New York on Friday. The former Atom Factory boss (where he managed Lady Gaga during her rise to fame) and Spotify exec is now...
January 20, 2020
Sandbox Issue 243: The Last 10 Years and The Next 10 Years of Music Marketing
Welcome to the first Sandbox of 2020. Lead: It is now 10 years since we published the very first edition of Sandbox, so to start a new decade we speak to marketers from around the world about the tools and trends that shaped...
January 9, 2020
Music Ally Report 426: Trends of 2019
This year we’ve picked 42 (also the answer to life, the universe and everything as fans of Douglas Adams will know) of the trends and moments we found most significant in 2019. What are they? *takes deep breath* industry...
January 6, 2020
Post Malone gets a ‘dual-phone’ music video on Spotify
As Drake never sang: you used to call me on my cell phone, late night when you need my… cell phone too, to watch the new video from Post Malone. Yes, fans will need two phones to watch the latter artist’s new video, which...
December 18, 2019
Clio Music awards winners offer music-marketing inspiration
2019 has been a good year for creative music-marketing campaigns, as you'll know if you read our end-of-year Sandbox report earlier this month. If you haven't, you can find it here: it's our pick of the best campaigns of...
December 18, 2019
Sandbox Issue 242: The Year’s Best Music Marketing Campaigns. 2019
It is that time again when we highlight the best music marketing campaigns of the year. We genuinely were flooded with entries this year and therefore had to increase the number that made the final cut to 50 simply because...
December 12, 2019
Harry Styles had 2019’s most cryptic music-marketing campaign
The treasure hunt, scattering of Easter eggs and a good dash of the cryptic is a failsafe in music marketing. It is all a nice way to get the fanbase excited about a new album, an opportunity to test out a new platform and...
December 10, 2019
Fortnite to get premiere of a scene from new Star Wars film
Video-game Fortnite’s latest marketing partnership isn’t around music, but rather movies. Next Saturday (14 December) a scene from the new Star Wars film, ‘The Rise of Skywalker’, will be premiered within Fortnite....
December 9, 2019
Twin Atlantic use new Google Earth features for campaign
In mid-November, Music Ally wrote about a new feature on Google Earth where people could create their own stories by attaching text, images and videos to locations on the planet. “We think there is some interesting scope...
December 6, 2019