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Megastar is the latest talent contest run via an app

Usher is the latest artist to moonlight as a c-level executive for a technology company. The R&B veteran is now ‘chief creative officer’ of startup Megastar, as well as an investor in the company. It’s the latest...
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Usher opens the stage to virtual dancers

The idea of having "real" people on stage is horribly passé now and Usher is the latest to jump on the virtual bandwagon.
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Sandbox issue fifty: The most innovative campaigns of 2011

We asked some leading UK record labels and music companies what they thought was their most successful or innovative digital campaign of 2011 and their responses make up this issue.
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Webcasting hots up: Foo Fighters, R.Kelly, Alicia Keys…

The Foo Fighters have announced plans to play a gig at their LA studio tonight, which will be webcast live on Facebook.
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TrendWatch: Musicians as digital curators

Artists have always had opinions about what music (other than their own) is great. But in the digital era, there are far more chances to trumpet those tastes to their fans. The idea of 'artist as curator' is gaining...
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Music Ally Report: Too unlimited?

Our lead examines dramatic changes going on in the industry: from unit-based puchashing to volume restrictions?
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Usher launches Top 100 iPhone app

Usher has teamed up with Melodeo and Wizzard Media for a new iPhone app, which claims to stream his 100 favourite songs.