How to make your SoundCloud tracks reach as many people as possible

Just releasing your music isn’t always enough to be heard. There are things you can do online to make sure you’re reaching as many people as possible. SoundCloud have some invaluable advice for making sure…

Spotify cut off paid ‘Payola’ playlist SpotLister from their service

Spotify have disconnected SpotLister from their API, a playlister that allows artists to pay to get on playlists with 11.5 million collective followers. Spotify strictly forbid ‘payola’ or pay-for-play services using Spotify to tout artists…

SoundCloud adds sharing for stats so you can celebrate milestones with fans

SoundCloud are introducing stats cards which let you share your music performance and let friends and fans know when you’re popping off. SoundCloud have a new feature, making it easier to celebrate your success with…

SoundCloud recommend your music and now show many plays they’ve gained you

SoundCloud have various ways of promoting your music on their platform and new enhanced stats will show you just how much they’re helping you. SoundCloud have launched even deeper statistic reports for you to keep…

Viral YouTube videos might make chart hits on Billboard soon

Can you imagine Gangnam Style being number one in the official charts? Billboard and YouTube might be teaming up to count video plays in chart data. According to a new report YouTube plays are to…

Get your music played by DJs in nightclubs with this app

Spinfire is a mobile app that connects you up with DJs who can play your music in nightclubs where they are spinning. Spinfire is a new mobile app that allows you to upload your music…

Labels can now pay for Spotify plays with ‘Sponsored Songs’

A new Sponsored Content setting has appeared on Spotify confirming rumours that labels can pay for plays on the platform soon. This week an option to opt-out of “Sponsored Content” was found on Spotify. With rumours…

SoundCloud’s Top 10 Played Artists This Year

So far 2015 has been an eventful year for the music streaming landscape with two major new services (Tidal and Apple Music), plenty of controversy and record-breaking numbers of streams. With all the news around…

Bette Midler Twitter: Pandora only Paid Me $144.21 for My 4,175,149 Plays

After 4,175,149 Plays, Pandora Pays Bette Midler $144.21. She needs to note that this is just from Pandora and Spotify pays a lot more!

Get Free Airplay on Internet Radio

Fancy getting free airplay on Internet Radio? Well now you can with RadioAirplay. In the first week of using Radio Airplay your songs will get played to 100 people. After that you’ll get 10 free…