UK streaming music service We7 is offering a stream of Jay-Z’s new The Blueprint 3 album in advance of its release next Monday.
we7: “We pay for every play”
UK streaming music service has moved to distance itself from Spotify, following an article on the Guardian’s website earlier this week on whether artists will see a penny of any profit their labels make from equity in Spotify if and when it’s sold.
We7 makes great Strydes with exclusive listening party
Fans of huge (yet small) UK pop/urban artist Tinchy Stryder can preview his album for free exclusively on ad-supported streaming site We7.
Bob Dylan removes works from UK streaming services
We all know Bob Dylan isn’t shy about sharing his disdain for all things digital-music related, but this week his wrath has been specifically aimed at streaming services. Over the […]
We7 to offer tickets in partnership with Ents24
UK music streaming service We7 has partnered with Ents24, a digital retailer for concert tickets, for its new online Tours section.
Report claims Spotify close to nabbing $50m funding round
There’ve been rumours that Spotify is on the verge of announcing a new funding round for a few weeks, but the Financial Times has gone public with the story, claiming that the round will be $50 million, valuing the company at $250 million.
We7 reaching two million users a month
UK-based streaming music service We7 has announced that it’s now reaching two million unique users a month. Half of those are playing music on the We7 site itself, and half […]
We7 providing digital soundtrack to AIM Independents Day
We7 has announced that it’s providing a streaming music playlist for AIM’s Independents Day 2009 events, offering artists on indie labels both big and small, from rock to soul to world to pop to chillout.
We7 nabs pre-release listening party for Florence & The Machine album
We7 has bagged the rights to stream the new album by hotly-tipped UK artist Florence & The Machine – but only for this weekend. It’ll then be whipped off for […]
Music sites launch Michael Jackson tributes
You’ve probably already heard that Michael Jackson has died: it’s going to be all over both mainstream and social media for some time yet. Music sites and stores have been […]
MySpace Music set for UK launch in September
The Telegraph is reporting that MySpace Music will go international this September with its UK launch, according to its ad agency sources.
We7: “Digital Britain is a missed opportunity”
We7 boss Steve Purdham thinks today’s Digital Britain report doesn’t go far enough in protecting Britain’s creative industries from online piracy.