Pay musicians with claps for every stream with this new speaker

Volareo could revolutionise the streaming game with great payouts for artists and even the ability to tip artists with claps. Volareo is a speaker and a music streaming service all in one that could revolutionise…

This live-streaming app for artists just raised $10 million

Spotlite, an app that lets artists stream their music live, has just closed an impressive round of funding to enhance their app. Spotlite just finished a round of funding led by Sequioa Capital China and…

Artist royalties on SiriusXM get major 40% boost but stock plummets

SiriusXM have been told to increase the royalties they pay out for music plays, which is great but now their stock is falling. Online radio service SiriusXM has been told by the US Copyright Royalty…

Spotify Wrapped gives artists a package of how their music did this year

Spotify have wrapped up a special present for artists with an overview of how their music performed this year. It’s the season for giving gifts, and Spotify have a special one for Artists on Spotify….

How to customise your Deezer artist page and view performance analytics

You can take control of your Deezer artist page, customise it, push your music to fans, view performance insights and more. Here’s how. Deezer4Artists is Deezer’s little known platform for taking control over your music…

Pandora’s new NBS map reveals where people are loving your music

Pandora’s hub for artists – Next Big Sound – has an awesome new interactive map showing you listeners all across the United States. Pandora have a new feature for their brilliant Next Big Sound platform…

Radio success story Propeller label expands into Germany

UK based label Propeller Recordings with the help of their top artists have spread across European Radio to find success. With their newfound popularity Propeller are expanding to Germany with a new office. Headed up…

This map takes you to artists you will love based on music you already do

Tell Music-Map an artist you like and it will create a map of artists they think you’ll love getting more and more different the further you go. Music-Map is an awesome new site for discovering…

RISE: Spotify’s new program to break the next top artists

Spotify have just launched a new program to bring rising artists to the forefront and help to break the careers of the hottest emerging talents. RISE was launched by Spotify today and will highlight the…

How to get your music heard online for independent artists

These days you can put your music online for millions, perhaps billions, to hear it – eliminating the need for big money-grabbing record labels. But with such a giant potential audience how do you get…