Music Ally Report 323: Pre-Release Me
Our lead feature looks at the highly competitive and crowded world of pre-release streams. Pretty much every album today has some form of pre-release access, but putting it on the act's own website or SoundCloud will only...
July 10, 2013
Report claims Microsoft considered acquiring Nokia
Big this week: media stories on which companies AREN'T buying Nokia, even if they'd considered doing so.
June 20, 2013
Music Ally Issue 317 – The Disruptors
We've given over all of this fortnight's Music Ally Report to the theme of disruptors.
April 17, 2013
Music Ally Report 315: Going Global
Our lead feature draws on new comparative research into 13 of the biggest (in terms of market expansion) streaming music services in the world to consider where they are moving and what it means for their long term ambitions.
March 20, 2013
Music Ally Report 314: Cautious regrowth
Our lead feature looks beyond the IFPI’s global sales numbers for 2012. Revenues may have gone up for the first time since 1999 (albeit by 0.3%), but the business is not out of the woods yet. In some markets (Norway,...
March 6, 2013
Next Big Sound releases ‘State of Online Music’ report
Music analytics firm Next Big Sound has published its end-of-year report for 2012, with a blizzard of stats around online music growth and social activity around it.
January 16, 2013
Music Ally Report 306: The comeback kid
Our lead feature peeks behind the curtain of the new-look Myspace and tests out its shiny new features and layout. In 2005, it was the hottest service in the world but its time under the control of News Corp. saw it slip...
November 21, 2012
Vevo tops 18m app downloads as mobile drives growth
Vevo's latest US Music Video Viewership Report says that 40bn music videos were watched globally between July 2011 and June 2012.
September 12, 2012
Music Ally Report: Pirate Booty
Our lead looks at the recent research by Google and PRS for Music investigating the lucrative business models around pirate sites. While it may still fuel continued criticism of Google's search and advertising business,...
July 5, 2012
Music Ally Report: New Fund Glory
Our lead considers the merits of crowd-funding as an alternative to the traditional label system, and asks whether the success of bigger artists using this model can pay off for emerging acts too.
May 24, 2012
Music Ally Report: The Privacy Problem (Issue 287)
Music Ally's latest report: The Privacy Problem. Covering all the latest deals,stats and insight over the past two weeks
February 16, 2012