Snoop Dogg helps PSY back into the world’s top 10 YouTube channels
There are no surprises at the top of the latest monthly YouTube chart, with gaming channel PewDiePie’s 351.1m views making it the most popular in the world in June. Shakira held on to second place with 287.9m monthly views...
July 29, 2014
Psy launches new sticker set on Line for fans who watch his YouTube video
We wrote recently about the latest song (and video, obv) from Psy: a collaboration with Snoop Dogg called ‘Hangover‘. Now it’s being promoted through messaging app Line with a free set of branded Psy stickers,...
June 19, 2014
Music Ally Report 325: The YouTube Issue
We are dedicating this issue to YouTube – not just the biggest video service online, but also the biggest streaming music player in the world.
August 7, 2013
MÜ-YAP still the biggest music videos channel on YouTube
We've been enjoying picking over the weekly YouTube channel charts being published by Tubefilter in recent months.
July 11, 2013
Miley Cyrus’ new single sends her YouTube channel soaring
Last week, Miley Cyrus' official Vevo-branded channel was the third biggest in the world with 40.7m views, edging PSY into fourth place with his 36.6m views.
July 1, 2013
Comparing Spotify play-counts for Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, PSY and more
We’re pretty excited about Spotify’s latest update in which can see how many times a track has been streamed worldwide. Only last week we called for a wider understanding of streaming numbers in our Sandbox lead (issue...
May 16, 2013
iPad gets its Gangnam Style on with official PSY File app
Having taken the world by storm with his Gangnam Style and Gentleman videos, Korean star Psy is now hoping to make a similar impact on the iPad app charts. His label/agency YG Entertainment is releasing an iPad app called...
May 16, 2013
PSY gets new emoticons pack sold through KakaoTalk messaging app
We've been banging on a bit recently about the new wave of messaging apps from Asia – KakaoTalk, Line and WeChat – and their potential for music partnerships.
May 15, 2013
YouTube hails 200m-view success for Gentleman PSY
The release of PSY's new single 'Gentleman' is understandably being seen as a key test for the South Korean rapper, in terms of his ability to match (or at least not fall too far short of) the 'Gangnam Style' phenomenon.
April 23, 2013
Music Ally Podcast #23 – SoundCloud, Twitter Music, PSY, WiMP and more
Stuart Dredge has made it back from his mansion in Cannes (trans: live blogging bunker), so we are back after a week off.
April 16, 2013
Two days after launch, Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ has 51m YouTube views
"Everything about this video is better than Gangnam Style," claims one of this weekend's YouTube commenters (out of more than 302k who gave their opinions) on Psy's new video/song 'Gentleman'. Hmm.
April 15, 2013