Rolling Stone bring live music from artists to Twitch

The latest to join the Twitch boom is one of the most recognised music publications in the world. Rolling Stone are now live streaming on Amazon’s video platform.

Twitch swap out Metallica’s heavy metal for Zelda-like music in order to avoid a DMCA takedown

Performing at last weekend’s virtual BlizzCon on Twitch, Metallica’s heavy metal music transitioned quite suddenly.

Music views on Twitch totalled a whopping 24 million hours in January 2021

Compared to last year, the data for the most streamed music channels on Twitch shows the impact the pandemic has had on livestreaming.

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 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.

YouTube are testing a new ‘Clips’ feature to help you share small segments of videos

YouTube have started rolling out a Twitch-like ‘Clips’ feature, allowing creators and viewers to share 5-60 second segments from any upload or stream.

CEO of NMPA criticises Twitch’s blog regarding music copyright claims

After a blog post was published by video live streaming service Twitch, President & CEO of the National Music Publishers’ Association David Israelite responds.

Instagram are extending the live stream limit to four hours

Previously restricted to just one hour, Instagram Live are now allowing streams of up to four hours and allowing users to archive live streams. Instagram are targeting other live streaming platforms such as Twitch and…

New Twitch charts shows the top music used in streams each week

Twitch streams are more popular than ever and Chartmetric have launched a series of new charts to track all of the popular music that finds its way onto the biggest streams. Twitch had already become…

StreamElements reveal the most streamed music channels on Twitch in July

Streaming management tool StreamElements, reveal the ten most watched music channels in July on live streaming platform Twitch. StreamElements provides creators on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook Gaming with tools such as overlays and merch. StreamElements…