YouTube no longer counts paid for plays in their music charts

Of course this means that up until now paid-for plays were included in YouTube’s Charts but hey, better late than never right? YouTube have just announced that they have changed the methodology of their charts…

How to get an Official Artist Channel on YouTube

As an artist you want to make sure that your image on any platform represents you as best as possible, especially the world’s favourite video site. YouTube is the internet’s largest home of creators and…

Social Blade updates channel’s pages as YouTube changes subscriber counts

Social Blade have updated their channel pages as YouTube introduces “abbreviation” of their subscriber numbers. If you want to know the ins and outs of how any channel on YouTube is performing then Social Blade…

YouTube want you to film yourself to appeal demonetisation

YouTube are testing a new feature that will let channels immediately appeal against demonetisation by sending YouTube a video. There are few things more gutting as a YouTube creator than having your video demonetised when…

YouTube’s Super Chat just launched in 19 countries

YouTube’s Super Chat is coming to a whole bunch of new countries for the first time to make live streams even more interactive. YouTube’s Super Chat was introduced in 2017 to give creators new ways…

YouTube Gives Students Three Months Free on YouTube Premium and YouTube Music

YouTube is currently offering YouTube Premium – which includes YouTube and YouTube Music ad-free for three months. This deal improves even further the already great student discount that YouTube already offers ($4.99 per month for…

Distrokid YouTube Content ID Run by Audiam

Distrokid has been using Audiam to collect their YouTube Content ID royalties since the beginning. Over the past few months artists have been having issues with adding their music to the YouTube Content ID system…

RouteNote partner USP Studios achieves 100 million YouTube subscribers milestone

We are very happy to share that USP Studios, an official RouteNote partner, has reached a major milestone of 100 million subscribers. USP Studios have firmly cemented themselves as one of the biggest creators across…

YouTube Music adds easy switching between audio and music videos

With straight-up music streaming or music videos both on offer, YouTube Music has you covered however you want to listen. YouTube Music brings the video sites endless music content into one, official place for streaming…

YouTube are remastering hundreds of iconic music videos

YouTube have teamed up with Universal Music Group to “change the way you see music” for hundreds of videos. Since the first piece of music got an accompanying video a cultural phenomenon has spread across…