Tag Archives : music sales

Apple Closes LaLa.com. Will iTunes.com Launch In June? 5

Tweet Apple will close down its recently-acquired LaLa.com service on May 31, the company revealed in a bried message posted on the streaming music service’s website. Existing users will be able to log in until the end of next month.

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Get 50 Years of UK Music Chart Info Here

Tweet The Official Charts Company (OCC) has (at last) launched a website offering everybody free access to five decades of British chart data.     The site offers an update of the Official Singles and Albums Charts every Sunday evening, alongside a wide range of Officially-compiled charts across a large number of genres, all supported […]


UK Recorded Music Sales Revenue Stabilise In 2009 1

Tweet UK music industry association the BPI today published recorded music sales figures for 2009, slightly snubbing iTunes in the process. How did the BPI act to snub iTunes? By admitting that digital income now accounts for a fifth of total UK recorded music revenues – up 47.8 per cent, but failing to name iTunes, […]


David Guetta picks new MXP4 format for exciting iPhone, Android App 2

Tweet Following the Air App introduction yesterday, yet more iPhone action from France – this time hit making DJ and producer, David Guetta, has introduced a new interactive musical iPhone app- the difference here being use of the hot new MXP4 technology. This is an interesting App for iPhone and iPod touch users. It brings […]


7Digital attacks US iTunes, Amazon, goes BlackBerry 2

Tweet UK digital music service, 7 Digital, today launched its digital music service in the US, while also making a grab at the mobile market with launch of a music download store for BlackBerry users. 7 Digital is well-known in Europe, but is raising the bar in competition in the US with its launch there. […]


iTunes attack: MySpace preps iLike buy-out

Tweet We thought it had gone just a little bit quiet with MySpace Music – now we know why – backed by News International it appears MySpace is attempting to acquire popular music steaming and recommendation service, iLike (which launched its own music download service this week) for a cool $20 million. This news is […]


Walt Mossberg, Moby, talk Apple and music

Tweet If you’re based in New York and want a good hard glimpse at Apple, digital music and the evolution of the music industry, then you’d best not miss a special event featuring WSJ tech journalist, Walt Mossberg and hit-maker musician and intellectual talent, Moby. They’ll discuss the ways technology has changed how music is […]


Apple’s Cocktail turns albums into Apps 1

Tweet Reuters has unearthed more information regarding Apple’s in-development Cocktail project, suggesting the project will see future music albums sold as applications through the App Store. The report suggests that the aim of the game is to offer existing music purchasers their albums in a more interactive – and more expensive – format. Consumers will […]