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…

In an open letter to Bezos, musicians demand to know why Twitch doesn’t license music

The Artist Rights Alliance (ARA) wants Amazon-owned livestreaming service Twitch to account for why it doesn’t licence music on the platform. After testifying in Congress, Jeff Bezos was asked if Twitch pays artists royalties. He…

Jeff Bezos doesn’t know if Amazon-owned company Twitch pays royalties to artists

When questioned in Congress about Twitch streaming but not licensing music, Bezos responded “I don’t know”. For some context, Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 for $970 million. Twitch has since grown to be the world’s…

Logic signs an exclusive seven figure deal with Twitch

After announcing his retirement from music, American rapper Logic has partnered with live video game streaming platform Twitch. Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (aka Logic) recently announced he would be retiring from music after the…

Live streaming platform Caffeine raise $113m in funding

Gaming, entertainment and creative arts live broadcaster Caffeine raises $113 million in Series D funding. Caffeine are a competitor to live streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube, launching out of beta in November last…

Microsoft are shutting down Mixer and transitioning to Facebook Gaming

Microsoft and Xbox are shutting down live streaming Twitch competitor, Mixer with all content transitioning to Facebook Gaming on July 22nd. Despite huge signings with Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, Cory “King Gothalion” Michael…

SoundCloud’s new Twitch series has started, here’s what to watch with them

SoundCloud and Twitch are offering creators great benefits together as well as a new stream series to get connected and creative with SoundCloud have partnered with Twitch to fast-track Affiliate status for Pro, Premier and…

Facebook streamers can soon charge for their livestreams

Livestreaming artists rejoice as you’ll soon have one more option for where to earn for your home concerts. Livestreaming was already huge before the world went into various levels of lockdown. Now it’s a huge…

Twitch hires Spotify director to create products for musicians

As lockdown makes Twitch one of the most popular sites in the world, their new hire will help broaden their horizons. Twitch have announced that Tracy Chan will be joining their team as the head…