This artist got onto one of Spotify’s biggest playlists with RouteNote

It used to be that getting a play on the radio was what made your song a hit, now being added to one of Spotify’s hundreds of massive playlists is propelling artists around the world….

TIDAL faked stream numbers for Kanye West and Beyoncé, says investigation

Jay-Z’s streaming service TIDAL has been accused of faking the numbers for his wife’s latest album and close friend Kanye’s last album. Back in 2016 Kanye launched his divisive but explosive album The Life of…

How this artist went from thousands to hundreds-of-thousands of streams in one month

Borrtex thought there was a mistake in his stats but one Spotify playlist shot his streams up to near a million with one track. As streaming services become the one place we go to for…

Music streaming creates second year of massive revenue growth in 2017

The music industry has been showing massive surges in growth in recent years and new reports show it’s only getting bigger. Thanks to the meteoric rise of music streaming in recent years profits in the…

Live-streaming on YouTube is now as simple as pressing a button

YouTube’s latest update makes it easier than ever to jump straight into a live-stream, including straight from your camera smartphone. YouTube’s live-streaming platform has become massive since launching years ago. With so many people streaming…

France’s music market won’t stop growing as streaming income reaches €243m

Streaming is driving growth in music industries all around the world and France aren’t missing out on the gains. According to the latest from the SNEP France’s music market saw a 23% growth last year….

Despacito hit’s 1 billion streams on Spotify, world-first for Spanish music

Despacito has broken records by becoming the first Spanish language song to pass 1 billion total streams on Spotify. As if Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s hit song Despacito couldn’t get any bigger, it just…

Does Spotify Pay Differently Depending on the Song Length?

A stream is qualified on Spotify after it has been played for over 30 seconds. After this time it will qualify as a stream. However, not all Spotify streams are created equally. In terms of…

Amazon Music Unlimited comes to Australia & New Zealand next month

Amazon’s full music streaming service is going down under in February as it launches for New Zealand and Australia. Amazon’s newest music streaming service Music Unlimited is coming to Australasia. Amazon have announced that Music…

Post Malone breaks the Spotify record for longest No. 1 stretch

The White Iverson, Post Malone, has set a new record for Spotify with his latest hit Rockstar sitting at the top of the charts for the longest ever. Ed Sheeran may still be the king…