7 Types Of Singles You Need To Release In 2020

While albums still showcase an artist’s chops, the rise of the streaming age has made the single an essential tool for musicians. In this piece we identify the seven essential. Continue reading

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iHeartMedia Revenue Down 47%, Stock Tumbles

iHeartMedia revenue fell 47% in Q2 compared to the prior year. The broadcast radio giant’s second quarter was impacted by the economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. iHeart stock. Continue reading

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Google Play To Be Silenced Come December

Although it’s been known for a while that Google Play was going be consumed by YouTube Music, many may be surprised that the platform is going to going to be. Continue reading

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COVID-19 Hurt Major Labels Much More Than Spotify [MARK MULLIGAN]

Growth in music streaming has slowed and with podcasts, Spotify has developed an alternative growth strategy. But as the COVID-19 crisis has laid bare, the major music companies lack any. Continue reading

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4 Ways To Promote Music On Twitch (Besides The Obvious)

Even in pre-lockdown times, Twitch was one of the fastest-growing platforms among musicians. Now, with live streaming more important than ever, we’re checking out four ways artists can utilize Twitch. Continue reading

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Music Is YouTube’s #1 Category and Still Growing

Despite a surge in uploads related to gaming, music continues to dominate YouTube with more views per video than any other category. Music generated the most views per video on. Continue reading

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Spotify CEO’s Advice For Struggling Musicians: ‘Work Harder’

While pandemic-induced lockdowns have contributed to the popularity of streaming and podcasts, the vast majority of musicians and creators are struggling more than ever without income from concerts and merch. Continue reading

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Think Music Streaming Is The Devil? Think Again [Bobby Owsinski]

In this piece, Bobby Owsinski pushes back against the common industry narrative that the streaming economy is to blame for the pitifully small royalty checks artists often receive these days.. Continue reading

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Twitch Declares August ‘Music Month’

Twitch has declared August “Music Month” to highlight many of the new and established musicians live streaming on the popular platform. Featured streamers include: The Dapper Rapper – a freestyle. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Wows Critics, Breaks Records, Dominates Global Charts

Taylor Swift’s new album “folklore” ended its first week as the #1 album in the world with global sales over 2 million worldwide and over half a billion total audio. Continue reading

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