Top songwriters for artists including Ariana Grande demand fair credit for writing hits

Why should artists get paid for songs they didn’t even write? The Pact, a group of US songwriters, is fighting back.

Apple Music follow Spotify’s lead in highlighing songwriters with ‘Behind the Songs’

‘Behind the Songs’ is the new hub, full of radio shows, playlists and video series, showcasing songwriters, producers and session musicians.

Rocket Songs offers music artists tracks from the world’s best songwriters with new online hub

Take your pick of hidden gems from some of the top music industry songwriters, publishers, and producers on new online music marketplace Rocket Songs.

Spotify highlights the hidden creators with their new Songwriters Hub

Spotify’s new pages offer songwriters proper acknowledgements with all the music they’ve contributed to in one place for listeners to discover.

This online AI tool writes lyrics from your keywords

Keyword2lyrics is a new free site that generates custom song lyrics from your random keywords using artificial intelligence. A fun tool to play with if you’re struggling with quarantine creativity. Head to keyword2lyrics to give…

How Spotify are bringing attention to the people behind the music as well as the artists

With the digital equivalent of liner notes and artist pages just for songwriters, Spotify’s Head of Songwriter and Publishing Relations talks spotlighting the creatives behind the music. It’s easy to look at an artist, the…

Best free apps for songwriters

Whether it’s just a simple hook that comes from nowhere or you want to write out an entire project, these apps should help any aspiring songwriters stay creative on the go. We’ve previously given out…

New comedy series on Quibi ‘Royalties’ follows the story of two songwriters

Starring Darren Criss and Kether Donohue, Royalties is a new comedy show coming to short-video-streaming mobile app Quibi June 1st. Written, produced and starring Emmy-winning artist and Glee actor Darren Criss playing Pierce, alongside You’re the Worst…

A new record label has launched to help fund young songwriters through COVID-19

We’re thrilled to be part of a new initiative and brand new label helping young musicians in Cornwall to make and release music. The new Kevrenna Records is a new, online label that has launched…

YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Facebook, SiriusXM and Tidal donate to the Recording Academy’s COVID-19 fund to help music professionals

MusiCares Foundation, the non-profit charity from The Recording Academy, has received “millions” of dollars from music services to help artists and other music professionals affected by COVID-19. The fund provides up to $1000 each to…