WMG doubles down on Turkey with Doğan Group partnership
Warner Music Group’s latest partnership is with Doğan Group in Turkey: owner of the country’s biggest independent label, and also of online-video channel NetD. The deal will see Doğan Music Company (the label) distribute...
January 30, 2019
Turkey music market still growing, with 1m paying subscribers
In 2018, Turkish recorded music association Mü-Yap expects digital music revenue in Turkey to grow by about 25%, while Metin Uzelli, a veteran of the Turkish music industry, predicts that the overall market will grow by...
January 22, 2019
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