Audiobyte raise $6 million for you to text musical GIFs

Sending GIFs alone just isn’t enough to express your emotions anymore so Audiobyte have raised millions to enhance them with music through Gifnote. GIFs have become the new emoji, being integrated into messaging everywhere so…

Artists make money on Facebook & Instagram with RouteNote

We have partnered with Facebook to give artists the chance to get paid for their music with an audience of over 1 billion people around the world. Instagram Stories also just got worth watching with…

Get people listening on Instagram with SoundCloud shares

Exploring SoundCloud and find an awesome new song you want to share with people? Or just want your friends and fans to hear your latest track? Share music on Instagram Stories instantly now. Forget screenshotting…

Facebook sign a deal with Warner Music, the last of the 3 major labels

As Facebook move towards legally allowing music on their social media platform, they have just finalised licensing deals with the last of the major labels. Warner Music Group have announced they’re teaming up with Facebook to…

Sex up your Spotify artist pages with 2 new features

Spotify are giving you even more options to make your artist page represent you and your music in exciting ways. Spotify have introduced photo galleries and new tools for connecting with fans to artist pages….

Facebook finally licensing music with Universal Music deal

Facebook have finalised a licensing agreement with Universal Music meaning that they might be fixing the rife copyright infringements on Facebook Videos. The deal with Universal will see music licensed in a multi-year deal on…

SoundCloud adds sharing for stats so you can celebrate milestones with fans

SoundCloud are introducing stats cards which let you share your music performance and let friends and fans know when you’re popping off. SoundCloud have a new feature, making it easier to celebrate your success with…

How Musical.ly are making $800m from teens lip-syncing to music

Musical.ly are looking to sell their app which in the space of 3 years has gone from a platform to share yourself lip syncing to an asset worth hundreds-of-millions. If you wanted to become a…

South Korea’s booming music industry invests in Gushcloud startup

South Korea’s pop culture tidal wave that’s engulfing anyone who steps near to it is investing $3 million into Asian influencers Gushcloud. As part of strategic investment by the Korean record label YG Entertainment have…

Facebook offering hundreds of millions of dollars to license music

Facebook are still working out how to license music on their social media platform, so now they’re offering millions-and-millions of dollars to rights-holders. Since introducing videos on Facebook years ago they have notoriously been rife with unlicensed…