YouTube Music launch Global Charts letting your explore the most popular music around the world

Browse the top songs, music videos, artists and trending music around the world and in 57 individual countries with YouTube Music’s new Global Charts. YouTube Music launched the Explore tab within their music streaming platform…

Discover your listening similarities with your favourite artists using Spotify’s Listen Alike

Find what listening habits you share with top musicians, podcast creators, influencers and everyday listeners with Spotify’s Listen Alike feature. Using Spotify’s listening data, Listen Alike shows how listening to music connects us even while…

Spotify: For the Record takes listeners behind the scenes of the streaming platform

Spotify’s new podcast Spotify: For the Record, takes listeners behind the scenes, with chats from top artists and music streaming industry experts. For two years, Spotify have shared the background in big moments for music,…

Facebook launches Music Videos this weekend, connecting artists and fans like never before

Facebook is getting music videos this weekend so that social media users can listen to the latest from their favourite artists in their news feed and discover what their friends are listening to. Facebook has…

Jeff Bezos doesn’t know if Amazon-owned company Twitch pays royalties to artists

When questioned in Congress about Twitch streaming but not licensing music, Bezos responded “I don’t know”. For some context, Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 for $970 million. Twitch has since grown to be the world’s…

What is Musixmatch and how can it help promote your music

Musixmatch is the world’s largest catalog of song lyrics and translations, providing artists and fans with a free and easy way to add lyrics to tracks. Musixmatch is an all-in-one platform for consumers and content…

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,…

Artists will soon be able to sell merch on Instagram

Instagram are updating their shopping options so that new creators and businesses will be able to sell through the social media app. Instagram are launching a new set of guidelines which allow a host of…

How Can You Make / Earn Money on TikTok as an Artist, Label or Influencer?

How Can I make money on TikTok as an artist or as an influencer? TikTok is just like other social networks at present and most main rules apply. Artists: Artists and Labels now have the…

Spotify provide artists with advice for releasing music while unable to tour

COVID-19 is halting live gigs and tours around the world. This has lead some artists to pause the release of their new album until they can get back on the road to promote. Others are…