Tag: digital music
Twitter users buy more digital music, says NPD
Research from NPD Group claims that active Twitter users buy 77% more digital music downloads on average than non-users.
June 24, 2009
The most gob-smacking digital music scam yet
Check this out for lateral thinking on the part of international fraudsters. A gang have been arrested for allegedly making $300,000 from a scam involving making songs, uploading them to iTunes and Amazon via a digital aggregator
June 11, 2009
Nielsen stats reveal digital music trends
Nielsen has been giving its annual presentation at the NARM conference, revealing the latest trends in digital music.
June 10, 2009
Popkomm “Innovation in Music and Entertainment Award”
The countdown has begun for the Popkomm “Innovation in Music and Entertainment Award” – UK industry analysts Music Ally partner in this business award – Information and applications at
May 21, 2009
Commissioners want European digital customers to roam free
The European commissioners for telecommunications, media and consumer affairs are reportedly calling for licensing of copyrighted content to allow cross-border sales of digital music, video and games.
May 6, 2009
Hi-fi firm Naim to sell high-quality music downloads
Naim Audio is best known for its pricey home audio systems, but the company has just announced plans to get into the digital music game.
May 1, 2009
Mexico big for mobile music
We covered Mexico recently in the Music Ally Report, but the New York Times had an interesting piece on Friday looking at mobile music there too.
April 6, 2009
Ministry of Sound takes legal action over Trinity Street collapse
MoS holding company MSHK is taking legal action following the collapse of digital music firm Trinity Street, which ran its online store.
March 3, 2009
IFPI claims 95% of music downloads are still illegal
Music industry body the IFPI claims that more than 40 billion songs were illegally downloaded in 2008 – 95% of all music downloads.The figures have just been revealed in its annual IFPI Digital Music Report, which presents...
January 16, 2009
Key stats from the IFPI Digital Music Report 2008
We've written separately about the IFPI's Digital Music Report, which has just been released. But if you just want the hard numbers, here's some of the main ones.OVERALL FIGURES– More than 1.4 billion...
January 16, 2009
UK kids to be taught about responsible downloading
Pupils in the UK went back to school last week, and it seems there’ll be a few new elements on the curriculum. English lessons will feature more modern novels, geography will have more focus on climate change, and there’ll...
September 8, 2008
Second Life bluesman scoops real-world record deal
Nashville-based blues artist Von Johin has signed a record deal with Reality Entertainment. Not particularly interesting in itself, but the way he was discovered is. See, Johin made his name playing virtual gigs in his own...
August 14, 2008