MySpace teams with Google, boosts iTunes

MySpace and Google will this afternoon announce a partnership to provide music content for the company’s new music search initiative. “Through this partnership we’re making it easier for fans around the world to discover music content by providing Google with full audio tracks, direct links to music videos and upcoming […]

MySpace brings full music vid, analytics, iTunes link

Press Release from MySpace, thought some might be interested in the full thing, rather than a translation. “FYI – Today MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta announced a wave of new MySpace Music products in a keynote discussion at the Web 2.0 Summit. The conversation included details about MySpace’s overall business […]

MySpace to lose three in ten US staff

MySpace is slashing staff by 30 per cent, saying the company plans a “return to a start-up culture” to hatch its future plans. In a move confirmed this afternoon (June 16), and as part of a plan to restructure itself into a more “innovative, efficient, and entrepreneurial business”, MySpace announced […]

MySpace Music hooks Kasabian connection

MySpace Music will offer the world exclusive premiere of Kasabian’s new album ‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’, making the album available for free streaming playback from today, Monday 1 June. The album is available here, one full week before appearing on general release. It’s the third album from the band, […]



3 secret Lily Allen/MySpace gigs 1

MySpace Music today announced three secret Lily Allen performances on three continents. The singer will stage intimate concerts for her MySpace fans in New York, Tokyo and London at no charge.  The events mark the first time a single artist will take part in multiple MySpace Secret Shows on a […]

Musicians gain Facebook, MySpace retail 4

News out of Midem, where the Indie Mobile arm of the [PIAS] Entertainment Group, have reached a deal with US mobile content and widget specialist Dijit to be their exclusive European distribution partner.   Dijit’s widget allows labels and artists to sell direct to fans through their MySpace and Facebook […]



MySpace launches mobile video test – no iPhone

MySpace Mobile has launched an international beta test of its new video delivery service for mobile phones, though iPhone support is not part of the package. MySpace is working with the video boffins at RipCode on the solution, which makes video content from the social networking site available to video […]