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Myxer’s MobileStage now being used by 125,000 artists

Mobile content firm Myxer says it now has 125,000 artists using its MobileStage suite of marketing services, which include apps, analytics, mobile website development and fanlist management.
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Some reasons why P2P downloads were down in 2009

NPD Group analyst Russ Crupnick has been giving more information about why his research indicates that P2P downloads took a sharp tumble in 2009. When asked, music fans say the top reason they're ditching the P2P sites is...
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South Korean government not happy with Music Matters survey

Hong Kong-based Music Matters could be in hot water with the South Korean government, after publishing research during MidemNet claiming that 60% of Korean internet users have downloaded music illegally - the second highest...
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Siriux XM reveals more subscriber growth

US satellite radio firm Sirius XM added 257,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2009, taking its total to 18.8 million. The company says it's benefitting from high take-up of its free trials in cars - 46.4% of people...
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Report: Illegal downloads on the rise within the workplace

As legislation to clamp down on illegal file-sharing ramps up around the world, are people deciding to do it at work instead? Online security firm ScanSafe claims that illegal MP3 and software download attempts are up 55%...
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Status updates picking up steam in the US

According to a new report from Forrester Research, a third of all US internet users now post status updates on sites like Twitter and Facebook at least once a week. Its data also shows that 59% of US internet users are on...
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Music sales up 10.2% in Sweden, says IFPI

Latest figures from the IFPI claim that recorded music revenues in Sweden grew 10.2% in 2009 to 861.4 million Kronor, boosted by a 98.6% increase in digital revenues - which now account for 16.3% of all sales.
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Nielsen reveals X Factor download boosts

Unsurprisingly, a high-profile guest slot on UK talent show The X Factor translates to a boost in digital sales the following week. Nielsen Company has quantified the benefits, reporting that show judge Cheryl Cole sold 221,000...
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Vevo traffic overtook MySpace Music in December

New figures from comScore show that music videos portal Vevo has made an impressive start. In December, it attracted 35.4 million unique visitors, vaulting it ahead of MySpace Music's 33.1 million. And Vevo didn't launch...
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Pandora doubled its users to 40m this year

US streaming music service Pandora has doubled its size to 40 million registered users in 2009, and is apparently adding 600,000 new signups a WEEK at the moment. Half of those new users are coming from mobile, says the company,...