Tag: ellie goulding
Ellie Goulding calls for more transparency with awards
Amid the ongoing controversy over the lack of nominations for The Weeknd in the next Grammys, Ellie Goulding has published her own questions about the way music industry awards work. “My question to you, the music...
December 3, 2020
Google enlists musicians as guides for virtual artworks
Lots of musicians have artistic interests well beyond music. Now Google is capitalising on that through its Google Arts & Culture initiative, enlisting some popular musicians to act as virtual tour guides for works of art. It's...
September 16, 2020
Sandbox Issue 257: Filter Tips. Making camera effects connect
Lead: Music-centric filters on social apps are designed to appeal not just to hardcore fans but also to get enough “shareability” to pull in potential new fans. They are also being used by labels themselves to create...
July 22, 2020
Virtual re-Ellie-ty: Ellie Goulding makes XR music videos
British artist Ellie Goulding has a pair of new videos out for her new tracks 'Brightest Blue' and 'New Heights'. They're the result of a partnership between label Polydor and Vevo for the latter's 'Official Live Performance'...
July 22, 2020
TikTok launches ‘Live Sessions’ with popular UK artists
The live sessions and the livestreaming just keeps coming. TikTok has created a new Live Sessions series in the UK based around British artists. The first acts signed up to appear are Ashnikko (10th April), Mabel (14th April),...
April 9, 2020
Ellie Goulding’s UK number one was powered by Amazon
Many were surprised that the UK first post-Christmas number one was Ellie Goulding’s cover of Joni Mitchell’s ‘River’. The track was exclusive to Amazon, and took the top spot in the chart with the equivalent of 76k...
January 6, 2020
Amazon to launch new series of ‘Amazon Original’ Christmas songs
Mince pies are in the shops, Mariah Carey is lurking in the lower reaches of the charts, and Amazon is joining the early-Christmas fun with its latest crop of brand-new festive tracks. They’re part of its Amazon Originals...
November 14, 2019
Apple Music gets exclusive Spice Girls and Ellie Goulding playlists
The jury’s still out on whether embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May will take up her invitation to the imminent Spice Girls comeback tour. But the group are getting some love from Apple Music, courtesy of an exclusive...
May 24, 2019
Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding promise endorsements transparency
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating the transparency (or lack of it) among celebrity endorsements on social media. Its concerns have been that influencers haven’t been adequately declaring...
January 24, 2019
BBC reveals Sound of 2017 emerging artists longlist
After Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday, welcome to Everyone Moan About The BBC’s Music Tips For The Next Year Monday! The BBC’s Sound Of… list is one of the most respected in the UK, so expect plenty of press...
November 28, 2016
Sandbox 149 – Grat’s Entertainment
Lead: with downloads in decline, we ask if the instant grat, that failsafe of music marketing in recent years, is now under threat. Has streaming pulled the rug from under its feet? Or can they be used to draw in an early...
January 27, 2016
Ellie Goulding launches a Spotify Running original track
Tiesto was the star of the show when Spotify launched its first “Running Original” tracks earlier this year: tracks designed to adapt to people’s running pace. Slowly but surely, the streaming service is expanding...
November 13, 2015