Report 409: AI-Composed Music Is Here, So What Does It Mean For You?
Lead: Artificial intelligence is the next disruptive force to seriously hit the music business – but its disruption will be around music creation rather than distribution or pricing. There is already a huge panic about...
September 29, 2017
Indian and Turkish music still riding high on YouTube
The latest chart of the most popular YouTube channels is out, and two of the top three are music-focused – but they don’t belong to individual artists. Bollywood music channel T-Series and Turkish channel netd müzik...
October 17, 2016
Behind The Campaign: Paul Carrack – Sandbox 154
British singer-songwriter Paul Carrack has been a member of several bands, notably Mike & The Mechanics, but has been putting out solo albums since 1980. Soul Shadows is his eighteenth solo album and got to #25 on the UK...
August 18, 2016
Turkish channel netd müzik topped YouTube chart in October
Have the wheels come off YouTube star PewDiePie’s online audience? His channel is nowhere to be seen in the latest Top 100 rankings for October, although we can’t help but suspect an issue in the chart compilation rather...
November 16, 2015
Turkish music channel netd müzik ruled YouTube in September
The top stars of wrestling body the WWE have been body slammed by Turkish musicians in the latest YouTube chart. Tubefilter and OpenSlate’s rankings of the top channels by video views in September reveal Turkish channel...
October 20, 2015
Music Ally Report 343 – More than words: lyric apps go legit
Our cover feature focuses on lyric sites and lyric apps – looking at how publishers are trying to herd them down a licensed pathway and monetise them wherever possible. That said, the actual experience for users is, for...
June 11, 2014
Turkey unblocks YouTube after Constitutional Court ruling
YouTube has been blocked in Turkey for two months – one of several international websites to fall victim to a crackdown by the country’s government on free speech. Now, though, access to Google’s video site...
June 11, 2014
Turkish government trying to block access to YouTube
Turkish internet users aren't having a good month, thanks to their government's attempts at web censorship.
March 28, 2014
Deezer officially launches in Turkey
Streaming service Deezer has launched in Turkey, after a pre-launch process that hit the odd licensing bump.
September 18, 2013
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