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by / on May 13, 2016 at 1:29 pm / in Music Charts

Start backing up your hard drives, Apple might kill iTunes music downloads by 2018

With music sales dwindling and streaming services being adopted at an increasing rate, Apple is reportedly considering killing off iTunes music downloads altogether.

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by / on November 20, 2015 at 7:56 am / in News, Rock

Bonney Read release single ‘Days Gone By’ to raise funds for Philippine charity

Australian rockers Bonney Read went to the Philippines earlier this year with a simple objective: the band members wanted to use the same influence that they had on their followers to make a difference in communities in need. Now they’re reinforcing their commitment with the announcement that all funds from their latest single “Days Gone By” will be donated to […]

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by / on July 23, 2015 at 12:32 pm / in Asian Pop Chart, Music Charts

Gentle Bones lands fourth #1 spot with “Sixty Five”

Singaporean musician, Joel Tan, also known as Gentle Bones, released his brand new single “Sixty Five” on 10th July, Friday and hit the #1 spot on iTunes Singapore within 24 hours of its release.

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by / on March 18, 2015 at 3:43 pm / in Digital & Mobile, News

Why Apple Will Dominate The Market With Their New Music Streaming Service

   The way we consume music is changing. Across the course of three decades the music industry has seen a shift from cassettes to CDs to digital downloads and now, increasingly, we’re having our music streamed to us either through our computers or other digital devices. And, like they have done in the personal computer, smartphone and tablet markets, Apple is set […]

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by / on February 7, 2013 at 6:50 pm / in Music Business

Big news today for the music industry.

To begin with, the Australian Recording Industry Association has reported a 4% increase of the recorded music sales (value) for 2012 in the country. It is the first time since the drastic drop between 2009 and 2010 (-14%) that the trend shows a notable positive evolution. The digital sales took a tally of 46,3% of the global music sales (vs. 27,2% […]

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by / on October 1, 2012 at 4:52 pm / in Digital, Digital & Mobile

Twitter is an iTunes Affiliate

If you like to tweet about that song or album you currently have on repeat, you might be thrilled to know that you can earn from that mere habit. As revealed by Evolver.fm, Twitter is a ceritified iTunes affiliate. Once you tweet with an iTunes link, a ‘view album’ option can now be seen near the retweet and favorite buttons.  Your followers can easily stream […]

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by / on June 27, 2012 at 1:50 pm / in Digital, Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Apple iTunes store finally in Asia

Good news: Apple has finally launched the iTunes store to a whopping 12 countries in the Asian region! Users from Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam can now enjoy an incredible load of local and international music from major and independent labels, featuring the likes of Asian sensations Jay Chou and […]

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by / on October 19, 2011 at 2:22 pm / in Apps, Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Spotify and Beatport join hands in global distribution agreement

Whoever thought of the fabled slogan “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” must be cashed up to the teeth these days, with many of the world’s top online streaming portals joining forces as a rapid pace. Yesterday’s revelation that established electronica/beatmaking portal Beatport was to join hands with the incredibly popular streaming site Spotify marked a huge step in […]

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