How to apply for Spotify Marquee to amplify your new music

Spotify have opened up their Marquee marketing tool, allowing any artists and label to apply to promote their new releases. Spotify’s latest controversial ‘pay-for-plays’ program lets artist and labels effectively buy listeners, advertising new albums…

Apple Music claimed over half the streams for some hip-hop albums in the US

Despite only holding around half the number of paying subscribers as Spotify, Apple Music gained over 50% of the total number of streams for some of the biggest hip-hop albums released in the last two…

Spain has lost their albums chart due to COVID-19

Spain will no longer be tracking or releasing their albums chart for the time being due to Coronavirus’s impact on sales. The impacts of the Coronavirus are without a doubt being felt around the world…

CD Baby vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

How to view your Spotify play history

With Spotify on desktop, you can easily see your track-by-track history or a breakdown of all the artists, albums and playlists you’ve listened to recently. Here’s how. Head to the ‘Play Queue’ icon in the…

Millennials love music more than anyone else but who still listens to albums?

Millennials still love a good album whilst other generations seem to look to playlists and singles for their music fix in the digital age. In a new study, Deezer looked at how we’re listening to…

Rolling Stone launch music charts to compete with Billboard

Rolling Stone want to re-enliven music charts highlighting up-and-coming artists and tracks that are getting loads of traction. Rolling Stone have announced that they will be launching their own music charts in the US. They…

How to stop Canvas videos playing on Spotify albums

If you’re finding the new animated backgrounds on some Spotify albums annoying then you aren’t the only one – here’s a fix. Spotify recently added video backgrounds to some albums when listening on their app,…

Billie Eilish proves that albums still thrive in the age of music streaming

They say streaming has changed the value of the album but Billie Eilish has shown they still thrive when done right. As the majority of music consumption now comes from music streaming people are listening…

What Artist has Released the Most Albums Ever?

Its very hard to know definitively who has released the most albums of all time, but Gregory Isaacs has to be very close. Gregory Isaacs was a Jamaican reggae artist. Isaacs released his first album…