Spotify acquire Mediachain to help solve artist attribution issues on tracks

Spotify have purchased blockchain startup ‘Mediachain’ to help to credit the correct artists and rightsholders on tracks within Spotify, solving one of the industry’s biggest issues with them. The startup based in New York has…

How to make money from your music in the top 30+ Chinese stores and streaming services for FREE

With RouteNote you can distribute and monetize your music to all of the top music stores and services in China through Kanjian and it’s completely¬†FREE to upload your music. Kanjian is the largest home to…

PRS For Music booming with artist payouts growing record 11% in 2016

The UK collection society PRS For Music just reported it’s best profits ever, great news for indie artists – but is it all good news? PRS For Music’s reports for 2016 have come back and…

Spotify release full platform for artists to customise pages and view statistics

Spotify just launched their platform for artists to track their performance and personalise their artist page on the massive music streaming site. Spotify’s Fan Insights has cocooned out of beta into the full artist-focussed platform…

BMG’s CEO says major labels need ‘wake-up call’ on artists’ streaming percentages

BMG’s CEO – Hartwig Masuch says it’s artist take more than 75% of all online streaming revenue and that major labels need to address the situation that other artist’s are still receiving nothing from online…