How artists can (and must!) avoid bot streaming, fraud streams, artificial streaming (video)

A number of websites have been tricking artists into paying for more plays through a method called bot streaming. Here’s what artists NEED to know about these websites. The consequences of bot streaming can be…

How to apply for Spotify Marquee to amplify your new music

Spotify have opened up their Marquee marketing tool, allowing any artists and label to apply to promote their new releases. Spotify’s latest controversial ‘pay-for-plays’ program lets artist and labels effectively buy listeners, advertising new albums…

Spotify are expanding their controversial ‘pay for plays’ program

Pay for plays could either be a fantastic way for artists to find their exact audiences or it could become the ‘pay to win’ of artists. Spotify have greenlit their promotional platform ‘Marquee’ to be…