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…

YouTube’s head of music announces music subscription service… again

YouTube have been discussing a music subscription service for years and Lyor Cohen just re-announced it’s existence saying, “we know we’re late to the party”. At SXSW this weekend YouTube’s global head of music Lyor…

YouTube Red Subscription Service Coming to as Many as 100 Countries Very Soon!

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has confirmed on stage at the Code Conference yesterday that YouTube Red (its subscription service) will be coming to as many as 100 countries. Speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in…

YouTube’s live TV package is coming to 10 more cities

YouTube are bringing their new TV subscription package to more audiences, introducing the service to 10 new cities. Earlier this year, in April, YouTube launched YouTube TV, a new package that allowed you to stream…

YouTube are creating free shows with Kevin Hart, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry + more

YouTube are spending millions to develop original shows, but these aren’t part of YouTube Red and will be free to watch for anyone on YouTube. The announcement was made yesterday at the NewFronts conference in…

Join YouTube Red and Google Play Music free for 4 months

Google are offering new users 4 months free access to their music streaming service Google Play Music and YouTube’s first ever subscription service YouTube Red. Google are offering a massive trial for their most popular…

CBS just signed up to what could be YouTube cable TV streaming, launching 2017

YouTube have been rumoured to be working on a cable streaming service called Unplugged, and with CBS signing a deal with Google it’s starting to look likely. Earlier this year Bit was reported that YouTube were…

YouTube Music beats Pokemon Go for 1st place in iTunes Charts

Since launching a powerful ad campaign YouTube’s dedicated music app has pushed it’s way up the charts, even beating the massively popular Pokemon GO to no. 1 in the iTunes app charts. YouTube Music released…

Google Play Music & YouTube Red ready for India launch ahead of Spotify

A reddit user has released some screenshots that suggest Google Play Music is ready to launch in India now. The screenshots, posted in an Android forum on Reddit by user Puneet-, show certain releases including an Adele…

YouTube Red have bought their first big series based on the Step Up film series

A spin-off series based on the hit dance film series Step Up will be YouTube’s first big budget show for their paid service. YouTube Red, YouTube’s recently introduced paid subscription tier, has been rolling out…