Social karaoke company Smule integrates Snapchat Lenses into the AutoRap app

Social karaoke singing app Smule use Snap Camera Kit to add the Snapchat camera and filters to their rapping app AutoRap. Snap Camera Kit is the developer tool allowing integration of the Snapchat camera and…

Why is Tencent’s WeSing karaoke platform so popular in Asia?

WeSing, from Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent, is a social karaoke app, thriving as many KTV venues around Asia close during the pandemic. Karaoke is popular in all forms and among all ages in China. The…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

The Joe Rogan Experience moves exclusively to Spotify

On September 1st this year, the entire Joe Rogan Experience catalogue and all future episodes will move to Spotify, and be removed from all other platforms later this year. After signed a deal for an…

Former head of streaming at Disney Kevin Mayer leaves to become CEO of TikTok

Head of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International business is leaving Disney to become CEO of TikTok and COO of parent company ByteDance. Founder Yiming Zhang will remain as CEO of ByteDance. President of…

How to make money from your music in 2020

Is it possible to make a sustainable living in the current music industry without money, connections or a major label? The answer is yes. Here are some top tips to getting yourself heard in a…

How to get three months of Spotify Premium for free

Spotify are now offering new users three months of Premium for free. Previous users can get three months for just $9.99. Ad-free, unlimited, offline listening on the world’s largest music streaming platform. Sign up before…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…

How to Shazam music in Snapchat

You can quickly and easily identify and save songs playing around you using Snapchat. This feature is available for all iPhone and Android users of Snapchat. Simply hold your finger on the screen for a…

Spotify add over 100k tracks to Indian catalogue

Spotify have recently signed a deal with Indian record label Saregama, adding their full catalogue of over 100,000 songs to the platform in India. Spotify launched in India last year, since then it has been…