What Music Library Do You Use for Podcast Creation to Add Background Music?

There are a lot of sync music libraries available such as Epidemic Sound, Audio Network and more. However, all these libraries are extremely expensive and they have specific rules to follow. Creators who are looking…

Does Apple Music Offer an Annual Plan?

Yes. Apple Music does offer an Annual plan, but they have this option hidden inside the app itself. Here is a step by step on how to change your Apple Music plan on your iPhone,…

LiveXLive to acquire Custom Personalization Solutions as they plan to expand into merchandise

Music streaming and live events platform LiveXLive are to acquire 100% of Illinois-based online merch and gift company Custom Personalization Solutions. LiveXLive are looking to expand into the merch business with their latest acquisition of…

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…

YouTube Music lets free users cast uploaded music to speakers

YouTube Music users on the free tier can now cast there owned music to smart speakers. You’ll still need a Premium account to cast streamed music. Previously a Premium account was required to cast any…

Spotify Weekly Music Charts announce the most streamed tracks and albums in the USA and globally each week

Spotify launch their Weekly Music Charts to help you discover the top streamed songs and albums in the US and around the world in a given week. For some time now, Spotify’s Charts site has…

Spotify update collaborative playlists to make adding friends easier

Spotify make is easier to add collaborators and see who contributed which tracks. As the lockdown continues to affect many aspects of the music industry, Spotify are making efforts to help bring music and podcast…

Amazon are offering 4 months of Music Unlimited for $1 to Prime members

Prime members that haven’t already signed up can get 4 months of Amazon’s music streaming service Music Unlimited, with 60 million songs for just $0.99. Prime members already get access to Prime Music for free….

Loup Ventures predict Apple Music’s 82m subscribers will generate $6.8bn revenue in 2020

Investment firm Loup Ventures published a report detailing Apple Music’s subscriber numbers, market share and revenue for 2020. The report suggests Apple Music’s 82 million paying subscribers equates to $6.8 billion, which makes up around…

Germany’s recorded music revenues increased 4.8% in the first half of 2020 despite COVID-19

Thanks to huge continued growth of music streaming, Germany’s recorded music revenues rose, despite physical media taking a hit during the global pandemic. Coronavirus has negatively impacted a large portion of the recorded music industry…