Taylor Swift pulls her music from Spotify – do kids care?




Earlier this month, Taylor Swift made the decision to remove her music from streaming service Spotify. Coinciding with the release of her new album, 1989, Swiftys everywhere were denied access to the pop star’s catalogue of hits on the popular streaming service.

Swift justified her decision stating, “Music is art, and art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for”, a valid argument. But does this really matter? And in particular, do kids care? Continue reading

Meet Future8 Music category winner – Natalie Shay!



Now we’ve met the Web, Animation and Online Video winners, it’s time to take a musical turn with Music category winner Natalie Shay! Natalie has won a once-in-a-lifetime experience with NOW Music. Find out more about Natalie’s entry and her prize!

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Music category prize REVEALED: Win a recording session with NOW Music!

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With just FOUR DAYS left to enter, brace yourself for another major Future8 prize announcement! We are very pleased to announce that NOW Music, the biggest selling compilation series, has partnered with The Future8 Awards to exclusively sponsor our Music Category – aimed at aspiring musicians, singers and producers aged 7-17.

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