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…

Adele says “I don’t know if I will ever tour again” after last shows on ’25’ tour

After more than a year spent touring the world following her latest, chart topping album ’25’ Adele has revealed that she may stop touring, not just for now but for life. After 15 months spent touring…

Spotify still dominate music streaming announcing 50m subscribers

Spotify have just revealed that they have 50 million subscribers, a massive 10 million jump in 6 months that puts the streaming service far in the lead. Spotify have been comfortably leading the music streaming industry…

Paid SoundCloud reposts, what are they really worth?

Paying for reposts and promotion on SoundCloud could lead to loads more plays and followers, or it could lead to nothing – what’s really going on with them? The following quotes are taken from an excellent,…

Shazam, iHeartMedia and more collab on revolutionary radio metric system

A bunch of leaders in broadcast radio have come together with Shazam to provide a long-awaited solution to measuring audiences across radio formats online and off. Leading figures in broadcasting radio have joined Shazam to…