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Today’s positive coronavirus-related music industry news (3 April)

Music Ally is trying to write a story every working day, rounding up the good, practical things happening in and around our industry: focusing on relief efforts and other initiatives from the music industry and music / tech...
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Report explores potential subs growth for Indian music services

Indian management consultancy firm RedSeer has published a report about the ‘audio OTT’ (i.e. music streaming) market there, including exploring the potential for growth in paid subscriptions. Some of the figures are...
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Indian video service MX Player expands to six new markets

MX Player is an on-demand video streaming service owned by Times Internet (the digital arm of Indian media conglomerate Times Media) and has over 175m active users in India. It has now expanded to six new countries –...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related music industry news (27 March)

Let’s start today with Germany, at a time when bodies representing musicians and the music industry are pressing governments around the world for relief and support.
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Resso swells its catalogue with Shemaroo licensing deal

Bytedance’s new music streaming service Resso is live in India and Indonesia, and it launched with a decent catalogue of local content. Now that’s growing, courtesy of a licensing deal with Indian music company...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (26 March)

Music Ally is trying to write a story every working day, rounding up the good, practical things happening in and around our industry: focusing on relief efforts and other initiatives from the music industry and music / tech...
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Behind The Campaign: Indian hip-hop star Naezy

In India, Naezy is one of the driving forces behind the country’s emerging hip-hop scene. Given the centrality of Bollywood, the Indian music industry was, for many years, a sub-division of the film industry and music marketing...
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Sandbox Issue 248: PERSONALISATION. Music marketing makes it all about YOU

Lead: Personalisation is a powerful way to stand out in a noisy marketplace and to make fans feel involved with things. It all, however, has to be handled with care as one person’s “tailored messaging” is another person’s...
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Gaana adds a ‘Buzz’ feed of entertainment content to its app

No, not a BuzzFeed, a ‘Buzz’ feed. Indian music streaming service Gaana has a new feature called ‘Buzz’ that will provide a mixture of entertainment content. “Stories, articles, videos, photo...
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YouTube’s ninth biggest artist is a 90 year-old Indian singer

For a while now, Music Ally has been covering the huge views being notched up by Indian musicians on YouTube, as revealed in the service’s global music chart. There’s an interesting story this week, where seven of YouTube’s...
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WMG poaches Sony’s Jay Mehta to head new Warner Music India arm

India already has its own major music companies in the form of T-Series, Zee Music, Saregama and others. However, the global major labels are all keen to make waves in India, with Sony Music’s early foothold now being followed...
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Gaana says it has quadrupled its subscribers in the last year

Indian music streaming service Gaana recently said that it now has more than 150 million monthly active users, with an independent study backing up its position as the most popular DSP in India. What about its paid...