MySpace Music Articles

MySpace Music Finally Shows Up!
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After much anticipation and hype (a good deal coming from myself), MySpace Music has finally launched. They’ve got a few more friends on board as well. Besides the aforementioned Sony BMG, Universal, and Warner Bros, EMI and Sony ATV have joined the site now too.

MySpace Compliments MySpace Music with Ad Service
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As we continue to await the launch of MySpace Music, the company has launched a new self-serve advertising platform for MySpace users. The program is geared toward bands, which would compliment MySpace Music’s launch quite nicely, though other users are free to advertise with it as well.

The Status on MySpace Music

The projected launch date of MySpace Music has changed a lot lately, but is still expected to launch before the end of the month. That gives us about one more week. It could launch anytime until then, but it’s starting to feel like they’re going to wait until the last possible minute.

Reasons for Delay

MySpace Music to Face Antitrust Suits?
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Myspace_3MySpace music is now scheduled to launch this week, but an antitrust lawsuit may be in the making as indie labels in the EU a

Indies Not Stoked About MySpace Music

Indpendent record lables are not very happy with the state of MySpace Music currently, despite the fact that it has not even launched yet.

The Latest on MySpace Music

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Is MySpace Music Going to Launch or What?
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Yesterday MySpace announced the advertisers that will be involved with MySpace Music, and the hype surrounding the site is certainly out there (I think I’ve done my part).

MySpace Reveals Advertisers for MySpace Music
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In my write-up about the upcoming MySpace Music the other day, I had to leave a question mark in the "advertisers" section, because it was unknown who would be advertising as MySpace Music launched. Rumor has it that MySpace Music will launch on Thursday the 18th, and MySpace has now let the advertising cats out of the bag. The company issued a release listing the initial advertisers for the launch. They are:

You Can’t Just Make New Friends on Facebook!
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Facebook is not a social network. Who knew?

That’s what they have told their users anyway. TechCrunch shares an email that a user was sent when their account was deleted. In that email, Lauren of User Operations for Facebook says:

Big Expectations For MySpace Music
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From the sounds of it (no pun intended), MySpace Music should be beneficial for all parties involved – MySpace, record labels, artists, Users, advertisers and music e-Tailers. The service, which is due out any day now (sometime this month), will supposedly offer the entire catalogs of Universal, SonyBMG, and Warner Music (77% of all U.S. album sales come from these three according to Nielsen SoundScan as quoted by Fortune).

DeWolfe Spills a Few MySpace Beans
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Chris DeWolfeMySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe spoke with TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington on stage at the TechCrunch 50 Conference, and two really interesting nuggets cam

MySpace Launches iTunes Rival

MySpace announces that they will launch MySpace Music, a service to rival Apple’s popular iTunes music player and marketplace. Like iTunes, MySpace Music will feature streaming music, paid DRM-free MP3 downloads and music-related merchandise.

MySpace Music On The Way

MySpace is set to launch a joint music venture with three of the major music labels, according to sources familiar with the deal.