YouTube add pre-saves for new albums as Google Play Music gets closer to shutdown

Music streamers who are sad to see the back of Google Play Music may be happy to see new features coming to it’s replacement: YouTube Music. Sometime later this year, Google Play Music will raise…

Free Google Nest Mini for all YouTube Premium, YouTube Music and Google Play Music subscribers in the US

Google are literally giving these smart speakers away. If you have a YouTube Premium, YouTube Music or Google Play Music subscription in the US, you may be getting a Google Nest Mini device soon. If…

How to transfer your playlists and music library between streaming services

If you want to move to a different streaming service without losing your precious music collection and long-crafted playlists then thankfully there is a solution! You may be dedicated to a streaming service for years…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

How to export your Google Play Music Library to YouTube Music

As Google Play Music moves ever closer to it’s end to be replaced by YouTube Music you can now easily transfer your music library across. Google have launched a new feature for transferring your library…

Discover new favourites on YouTube Music with their Explore tab

As Google move closer to making YouTube Music their one place for music streaming they’ve added a whole new discovery section. YouTube Music will at some point replace Google’s longstanding streaming service – Google Play…

How to maximise your music in Japan

What streaming services should you choose to boost your online profile in Japan? Streaming is growing at a huge rate in Japan right now. You can capitalise on this by distributing your music through RouteNote….

Paid Music Subscribers Growing Fast – Spotify Still The Leader

Paid music subscriptions increased by 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million. Spotify at 35% market share Apple Music 19% Amazon 15% Tencent 11% YouTube Music 6% Remainder 14% Source: Counterpoint Research

YouTube said to be working on TikTok competitor with ‘Shorts’

Kings of video sharing YouTube want a piece of TikTok’s massive market. TikTok are the biggest social media app in the world after launching a little over two years ago. It’s no surprise there’s reports…

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…