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Amaru Don TV Presents Official “Deepest Songs” Playlist With #NokiaMixradio

Amaru Don TV Presents Official “Deepest Songs” Playlist With #NokiaMixradio
April 5, 2014 No Comments »

Amaru Don TV are excited to introduce our Nokia Mixradio playlist that reflects a segment we have on our platform called ‘Deepest Songs‘, Read More »

Amaru Don TV Interview With Jyrki Rosenberg – VP Entertainment of Nokia

Amaru Don TV Interview With Jyrki Rosenberg – VP Entertainment of Nokia
April 2, 2014 No Comments »

Last month i had the privilege of being invited to Nokia Mixradio HQ in Bristol. I Spent a day with the mixradio team and instinctively could see that they are all passionate about music and the Mixradio project. So before ... Read More »

Desperate Artists Buying 60,000 Fake Views For £30 On Youtube

Desperate Artists Buying 60,000 Fake Views For £30 On Youtube
February 9, 2014 No Comments »

Google has declared war on fake viewing figures for YouTube videos, with plans to audit figures to help prevent what it calls “fraudulent views&# Read More »

Industry News: X Factor USA cancelled by Fox Due To Simon Cowell Exit?

Industry News: X Factor USA cancelled by Fox Due To Simon Cowell Exit?
February 8, 2014 No Comments »

X Factor USA has been cancelled.  Simon Cowell, the creator of The X Factor, returns to the UK show after three years in America, where he developed the US version of the globally syndicated show – which FOX confirmed won’t return ... Read More »

Business Deal: SB.TV Secures Private Equity Backing Of At Least £1 Million

Business Deal: SB.TV Secures Private Equity Backing Of At Least £1 Million
October 28, 2013 No Comments »

Jamal Edwards’s  SB.TV is to bring on board its first private equity backer, London-based Miroma Ventures, which has investments including Pinterest and online fashion magazine Who What Wear, has taken a minority stake in the business for an undisclosed sum Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: “Record Labels Target Vimeo Users In Lawsuit”

INDUSTRY NEWS: “Record Labels Target Vimeo Users In Lawsuit”
September 21, 2013 No Comments »

A federal judge in New York won’t allow user-generated video website Vimeo, owned by Barry Diller’s IAC, to dodge a big copyright lawsuit Read More »

Ministry of Sound files lawsuit against Spotify

Ministry of Sound files lawsuit against Spotify
September 5, 2013 1 Comment »

Ministry of Sound has filed a lawsuit against Spotify because the streaming service’s users are compiling playlists that mirror compilations from the global entertainment company Read More »

Vivendi Reject $8.5 Billion Offer for Universal Music Group

Vivendi Reject $8.5 Billion Offer for Universal Music Group
July 19, 2013 No Comments »

French media and telecommunications conglomerate Vivendi declined an $8.5 billion offer from SoftBank for Universal Music Group, The New York Times reports.  Read More »

YouTube has renewed its agreement with Vevo (Industry News)

YouTube has renewed its agreement with Vevo (Industry News)
July 3, 2013 No Comments »

The new deal includes a small investment in Vevo by YouTube. The stake was confirmed in a statement from the Google-owned video platform without any other details, although the Financial Times reports the investment to be somewhere around $40 million Read More »

Average iTunes Account Generates Just $12 in Music Revenue Per Year

Average iTunes Account Generates Just $12 in Music Revenue Per Year
June 21, 2013 No Comments »

I tweeted last year that i put away £60 annually for musical purchases, which ironically was scoffed at by some *artists* replying with “is that all” lol! Read below some insightful figures on consumer purchasing behaviour Read More »