The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

Spotify introduce explicit filter for child-friendly music streaming

As music streaming becomes the way people are listening to music more and more around the world, Spotify are getting their platform ready for kids. Spotify have begun rolling out an explicit content filter to…

Apple Music close on Spotify with over 40 million subscribers

Apple Music are chasing after their biggest competitor in music streaming and gaining on them if their latest subscriber count is anything to go by. Apple Music’s growth has been monumental since it’s launch roughly…

Amazon Prime goes live for music in India

Music streaming in India gets a new player as Amazon launch their Prime bundled streaming service there. Amazon launched Prime in India last year to offer free one to two day deliveries for over 100…

Apple Music gaining on Spotify with 1 million+ new subscribers a month

Apple may not be at Spotify’s level yet but considerable growth shows Apple Music is here to stay in music streaming. Apple have been fairly quiet about their music streaming service since Jimmy Iovine revealed…

Track your plays on Apple Music with free streaming analytics tool for artists

Keep track of how your music is performing on Apple Music with their new free analytics for artists on their streaming performance. Apple Music have released a new dashboard for artists where they can track…

Start your own radio station online with Stationhead

As music listening evolves and slowly goes digital, radio is transforming too and the next big presenter could be you. Online streaming has transformed music and the way we experience it. Playlists have become the…

Music streaming will have a greater impact on chart positions next year

Billboard have announced a change to how they count streams from services like Spotify and Apple Music towards chart positions. Starting in 2018 Billboard will have 2 different values for streams based on whether it…

The ‘White Iverson’ Post Malone smashes Apple Music streaming record

Post Malone’s new track ‘Rockstar’ is living up to its name after breaking streaming records on Apple Music just a week after release. Post Malone has just broken the Apple Music record for most streams…

Japan still loves CD’s, but this is how they’re listening to music now

As music streaming takes the world by storm Japan have been sitting back chilling with their CDs, but the digital world of music is catching up. In recent years with the surge in popularity of…