Free Pandora alternatives outside of the US

When Pandora launched in 2000, it was unique in its offering of personalized radio experiences to US users. Since then many streamers offer similar features and are available worldwide. Pandora offers personalized internet radio stations,…

YouTube add pre-saves for new albums as Google Play Music gets closer to shutdown

Music streamers who are sad to see the back of Google Play Music may be happy to see new features coming to it’s replacement: YouTube Music. Sometime later this year, Google Play Music will raise…

How to transfer your playlists and music library between streaming services

If you want to move to a different streaming service without losing your precious music collection and long-crafted playlists then thankfully there is a solution! You may be dedicated to a streaming service for years…

YouTube add 12 new artists to its Foundry program

YouTube Music Foundry’s ever growing roster of artists now include 12 new fresh talents from around the world. Foundry’s artist development program support independent artists in their early stages. Providing them with marketing, promotional and…

How to maximise your music in Japan

What streaming services should you choose to boost your online profile in Japan? Streaming is growing at a huge rate in Japan right now. You can capitalise on this by distributing your music through RouteNote….

Paid Music Subscribers Growing Fast – Spotify Still The Leader

Paid music subscriptions increased by 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million. Spotify at 35% market share Apple Music 19% Amazon 15% Tencent 11% YouTube Music 6% Remainder 14% Source: Counterpoint Research

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…

YouTube Music add lyrics to now playing songs

YouTube have redesigned their playback screen so that you can follow along with your favourite songs. YouTube Music’s new Now Playing screen updates their look and introduces some new features. One of the most notable…

YouTube will soon let you upload music to your own private cloud

YouTube Music have set out their plans to launch a cloud library where users can upload their own music to access from anywhere. Google have released some exciting documents – well the documents themselves aren’t…

YouTube Music launches new personalised playlists for your tastes

YouTube Music has added 3 new playlists that presents you with a different mix of music based on your personal tastes. Personalised playlists are the cream of many music streaming services. When Spotify launched Discover…