Historic first as SoundCloud challenge music streaming payment system with “fan-powered royalties”

In an industry-first, SoundCloud is introducing a user-centric payment system so that artists get paid based on their actual listeners.

Highlights from SoundCloud’s Player One gaming tournament

SoundCloud have provided the highlights from their first-ever live streamed Fortnite tournament, held on February 18.

YouTube defends artist royalty payouts at economics of music streaming inquiry

SoundCloud and YouTube were questioned over their influence on music streaming – and Twitch had literally nothing to say.

SoundCloud may introduce a user-centric subscription model

Music sharing platform SoundCloud are reportedly exploring a fan-to-artist direct payment system, to be implemented within the next couple of months.

SoundCloud to launch livestream gaming tournament hosted by Rico Nasty

Eight SoundCloud artists-turned-gamers will face off at the platform’s first-ever Fortnite tournament.

SoundCloud Repost Rewind Vol. 7 – the top 10 tracks of 2020

This month, SoundCloud have compiled all of the best music they’ve heard over the last year.

SoundCloud Playback 2020 reveals their top artists, tracks and moments of the year

SoundCloud publish their Playback 2020 with the top artist, track, remix, DJ mix and more. SoundClound celebrate the end of a different kind of year with SoundCloud Playback 2020. Here are the top artists, tracks…

SoundCloud’s 2019 revenue was up 37% year-on-year, with Q3 2020 as their first profitable quarter

A recent annual report on Companies House shows SoundCloud took €147.6m ($165.7m) in revenues in 2019, as well as a very impressive Q3 2020. The streaming platform reported its first ever profitable quarter in Q3…

Top 10 streaming services with the most tracks

Want to subscribe to a platform with the most songs? Which streaming services have the most number of tracks. This data is from the streaming services themselves. Click the amount to see the source. 1….

Use your Denon DJ decks to mix songs straight from SoundCloud

Denon and SoundCloud’s new partnership makes for the music platforms first ever hardware partnership letting DJs stream straight into their mixing flow. In the last year SoundCloud have been making their huge catalogue of music,…