How will Trump’s TikTok & WeChat ban affect the music industry?

WeChat’s parent company Tencent and TikTok have great influence on the music industry around the world. How will a potential US ban change the music streaming landscape? After an executive order was signed last week,…

Google to host audio ads tool for publishers on Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia

Google to support audio ads for publishers to advertise on streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia. Google Ad Manager are adding audio ads for ad-supported music services such as Spotify Free. This allows…

Can I merge two Spotify accounts?

Officially – no, however you can transfer your Liked Songs, playlists and followed friends fairly easily on a computer. Unfortunately there’s no solution for merging the listening/taste data, as well as your personal library of…

What is Musixmatch and how can it help promote your music

Musixmatch is the world’s largest catalog of song lyrics and translations, providing artists and fans with a free and easy way to add lyrics to tracks. Musixmatch is an all-in-one platform for consumers and content…

How to get real-time Spotify statistics on mobile devices

Tracking how well your music is doing on Spotify no matter where you are is simple with the Spotify for Artists app for Android and iOS. With the Spotify for Artists mobile app you can…

Spotify users LOVE podcasts, double the amount of podcasts being listened to

Spotify’s big push on making podcasts as much a part of their platform as music is working as streaming lovers mix up their listening with podcasts more and more. Spotify have just revealed their Q2…

Spotify’s tips to prepare for your release day

Your music has been uploaded, it’s ready to go live on the release date you’ve set – now how do you maximise its performance whilst you wait for the release? Spotify has a lot of…

How has COVID-19 impacted Spotify’s growth in 2020? Q2 results reveal all

Spotify’s long-running global growth doesn’t seem to be slowing and with the huge success of their podcasts their 2020 seems to be unaffected by the global impact of Coronavirus. Spotify have unveiled their second quarter…

Mexico is one of the world’s biggest music streaming lovers, around 20m streamers

Mexico has been in the eyes of streaming services for years as one of the world’s biggest populations of music streaming lovers. The people of Mexico have taken to music streaming like many around the…

Listen together while apart with Spotify Group Sessions

Spotify Group Session is getting an update to allow multiple listeners to tune into the same playlist or podcast, rather than simply control the music. Still in beta, Spotify first launched Group Session back in…