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Lana Del Rey says some of recent leaked songs were intended for new album

Lana Del Rey says some of recent leaked songs were intended for new album | audio industry news | Scoop.it
Singer says she feels 'discouraged' by the spate of leaks and admits it could affect her new album's tracklisting

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lana del rey got discouraged that certain songs off her album were leaked leading her to rearrange the tracklist. on the contrary i think this helped expose her work to the audience.

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Jay-Z’s Samsung Exclusive Album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Leaked Before Release - I4U News

Jay-Z’s Samsung Exclusive Album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' Leaked Before Release - I4U News | audio industry news | Scoop.it

The rich and famous rap artist, Jay-Z signed a $20 million deal with Samsung concerning the right to use his Magna Carta Holy Grail album. However, leaks that have spread the songs of the album all over the Internet have upset the exclusive deal. Nevertheless, Samsung got the coverage and publicity it wanted. The album will hit stores on 9th July.


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magna carta was leaked by samsung who bought about 5 million copies of jay z's album. this didn't really matter to jay z because he had already sold 5 million copies to samsung.

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iTunes Accidentally Leaks New Bon Iver Album | Rolling Stone Music

iTunes Accidentally Leaks New Bon Iver Album | Rolling Stone Music | audio industry news | Scoop.it

When Bon Iver's hotly anticipated second album Bon Iver leaked earlier this week, it wasn't because a CD fell into the wrong hands or someone got hack...


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this article talks about how apple leaked bon iver's album due to an error. this exposes people to the music before hand which could help his sales.

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Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail Leaks (Album Stream)

Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail Leaks (Album Stream) | audio industry news | Scoop.it
In a perhaps less climactic fashion, just like Kanye West’s latest album Yeezus, Jay-Z’s long awaited (or shortly rather since we’ve only known about it for a small amount of time) album has leaked.

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the album was streamed on certain websites but without the option of dowloading or buying. this gives people an idea of the works to come from an artist.

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QA: Lupe Fiasco on Tupac, Album Leaks and Leaving the Game ...

QA: Lupe Fiasco on Tupac, Album Leaks and Leaving the Game ... | audio industry news | Scoop.it
Lupe Fiasco doesn't really like music journalists. At least, that's how he comes across over the phone the day after an impromptu listening session fo.

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lupe's album leaking is something he was not hoping to happen but it gives people an earlier preview of his work. leaked albums exposes more people to your work.

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David Bowie's unreleased album Toy leaks online | Music | guardian.co.uk

David Bowie's unreleased album Toy leaks online | Music | guardian.co.uk | audio industry news | Scoop.it

Toy, the 2002 album never released by Virgin and now leaked online, has given Bowie fans first new music in almost a decade

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this article talks about how his album leaked online after the album not being released due to copyright issues. so i would say it helped him out.

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