What is SoundExchange & how do I collect extra royalties for my music?

Without wanting to sound like a PPI salesman, you may have unpaid royalties from services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances. Register with SoundExchange for free to check and collect. For those unaware, the…

Marshmello, A$AP Ferg and others curate brand new artist playlists on Pandora

Pandora have launched a new series of playlists with some major artists sharing the music they love right now. Listen In… Pandora have recruited some beloved artists to come on to their streaming service and…

How much money does a play make on music streaming services? (2020)

How much a single play earns on music streaming services depends on a great deal. Here’s a rough guide to streaming royalties in 2020. A single stream of a track can be worth a very…

YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Facebook, SiriusXM and Tidal donate to the Recording Academy’s COVID-19 fund to help music professionals

MusiCares Foundation, the non-profit charity from The Recording Academy, has received “millions” of dollars from music services to help artists and other music professionals affected by COVID-19. The fund provides up to $1000 each to…

How to download music on Pandora for offline listening

Taking your music offline is super useful for listening on the go without eating up your data allowance or if you’re going into dead zones. With Pandora Premium, it’s easy to download tracks and whole…

Pandora’s new Apple Watch app is now live

Pandora can now stream music from an Apple Watch all on it’s own without having to connect to an iPhone. Earlier this week we reported on Pandora’s update for their Apple Watch app. Now the…

Stream Pandora on Apple Watch without an iPhone

Pandora’s upcoming app for Apple Watch gives you unlimited music streaming from your wrist with no extras needed. One of the minor annoyances of streaming music with Apple Watches has been that it still requires…

SoundCloud just got investment from SiriusXM the owners of Pandora

SoundCloud have just gained some very interesting investment of $75 million from the owners of music streaming service Pandora. SoundCloud have long been a paragon of their own independence and that of artists. Standing on…

How Pandora stacks up against the competition in 2020

5-10 years ago Pandora was the go to option for those after a unique radio experience. With Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube growing massively in the last five years, is Pandora still a viable options…

SiriusXM’s annual revenues up 35% in 2019

SiriusXM posted its 2019 earnings, showing significant growth over last year, since the acquisition of Pandora. Operating and financial results show revenue of $2.1 billion and $7.8 billion respectively, increasing 38% and 35% over the…