Mexico City has more Spotify listeners than anywhere else in the world

London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris… Where do you think the most people are listening to Spotify? It might not be where you expect as streaming in Mexico booms. In 2013 Mexico City became Spotify‘s…

How to customize your Spotify artist profile

So you’ve got your music on Spotify for the world to listen, people are tuning in and the streams are racking up, but couldn’t they have used a better artist picture?? Fear not! You can…

Pandora add stream counts for artists on Next Big Sound

As an artist it can be important to know who’s listening to your works of art. Pandora’s new Audience section takes artists on a deep dive into their fans new and old. Pandora have just…

Spotify give their tips for artists getting heard in a new video series

Spotify have released a new video series guiding artists on how to get their music out there to the world and heard on Spotify. The Game Plan is Spotify’s guide to getting the most out…

How to stand out and get heard on SoundCloud

SoundCloud is full of amazing music and artists but being noticed in that crowd can be hard. These tips will help you stand out from the rest of them. SoundCloud have released their latest tips…

How can I easily grow my SoundCloud followers and plays?

Getting people to listen to your music and turning them into long-time fans can be the hardest part of building your music career. SoundCloud have some tips for you. Use your bio to get the…

How to take control of your artist page on Apple Music and iTunes

You can take charge of your artist profile on iTunes and Apple Music with Connect. Here’s how to get Connect-ed. Before you can take charge of your artist profile on Apple services you will need…

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…

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…

This band went from 3,000 to 100,000+ Facebook likes thanks to hackers

Can you imagine how infuriating it would be to have your band’s Facebook page entirely wiped and replaced with viral videos? Would 40 times the original likes after recovering it might soften the blow? This is…