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

CD Baby vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

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 to send music fans to streaming services and stores

Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Facebook, YouTube – which should you share on social media to maximise clickthrough rate? Fanlinks with Push.fm allow you to share all of them and more with one URL. Our partner…

Amazon Music debuts new Ol’ Dirty Bastard documentary

To mark 25 years since Ol’ Dirty Bastard released Return to the 36 Chambers, Amazon have released a new documentary on the iconic rapper and his band. Ol’ Dirty Bastard and the Legacy of ‘Return…

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 Music gets lyrics for all available songs

YouTube Music have added lyrics on their Now Playing screen to all of their iOS and Android apps. Sometime’s when you’re listening to a great song you just want to know what it is they’re…

YouTube launches ‘Stay at Home and…’ playlists

YouTube are helping everyone stay inside and keep busy with a brand new series of playlists covering cooking inspiration to learning activities for kids. You may have noticed that there’s a pandemic gripping the world….

What is a Fanlink?

With so many major streaming services, stores and social platforms, all with their own loyal user base, how are you to know which link to share with your fans on social media? Fanlinks from Push.fm…

YouTube will automatically play videos in standard definition for a month

With increased server usage thanks to so many people staying at home self-isolating high definition is quickly becoming a premium web service. In the last week Netflix have announced various regions, including Europe and India,…