YouTube Music lets free users cast uploaded music to speakers

YouTube Music users on the free tier can now cast there owned music to smart speakers. You’ll still need a Premium account to cast streamed music. Previously a Premium account was required to cast any…

YouTube Music’s songs of summer 2020

YouTube breakdown their top four music trends and moments, plus reveal the top 10 songs on their platform from this summer in the US and globally. Summer has been a bit different around the world…

Top 10 most viewed playlists on YouTube Music 2020

Here are the ten most viewed playlists around the world on YouTube Music. 1. Top 50 This Week & Top 100 Songs 2021 (Best New Music Hits Playlist) 1.6 billion total views 2. Popular Music…

Collab with friends on playlists on YouTube Music now

You and your friends can now come together and build your dream playlists collaboratively on YouTube Music wherever you are. The next couple of months will see the end of Google Play Music as it…

Google Play Music will stop streaming music in the next 2 months

It’s finally happening: Google Play Music is being shutdown and will stop streaming in the coming months to be completely replaced by YouTube Music before December. It’s been years in the making and finally Google…

YouTube threaten to remove Danish music content from the platform

Danish collecting society Koda fail to meet a music license agreement with YouTube, while YouTube are in talks with Polaris for a Nordic wide music deal. In a press release, Koda detail how their agreement with…

YouTube have launched their own ‘Spotify for Artists’ type dashboard for music analytics

YouTube have just launched a brand new dashboard for artists featuring a lowdown of all the stats that matter about them and their music. Analytics for Artists is a welcome new platform for artists, labels,…

How to change your artist image on YouTube

Once your music is on YouTube, changing your artist icon isn’t necessarily straightforward so we’re going to walk you through how to do it. In this article we’ll explain how to change your image icon…

Are Spotify experimenting with music videos?

Rumours lead to Spotify expanding their video content on the app with music videos potentially coming soon. Jane Wong took a dive into the source code of the latest Spotify update and found different options…