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What You Need to Know About Copyrighted Music on Twitch

Recently, there’s been some difficulty and confusion surrounding the legality of using music in the background of Twitch streams. Streamers with copyrighted music in their streams can get clips deleted, strikes for copyright violations, and can end up ultimately being…

Facebook Introduces New Tools To Help Artists Grow Their Business

The traditional notion of being a creator is expanding like never before. Anyone from video editors to online personalities to artists who use video and online media to connect with the world are included in the ever evolving community of…

New Instagram Shopping Expansion for Creators

Instagram is implementing new commerce eligibility requirements to help more businesses and creators sell on the platform. Here’s the rundown… New Instagram Shopping Expansion for Creators These new requirements expand access to Instagram Shopping to more types of businesses, including…

All Together Now: Spotify for Artists Combines Features for Artists, Managers, and Labels

As of May 15th, Spotify announced they’re bringing artist teams, labels and distributors to Spotify for Artists so users can manage their profile, see and analyze data and pitch to playlists, all in one place. Here’s the rundown… All Together…

AudioLock Launches Anti-Piracy Initiative: The Music Mission

AudioLock has launched an initiative that tackles the growing problem of infringing ‘pay-for-access’ download sites. By uniting labels to help cut off the pirate’s income at the source and with official support from Beatport, Traxsouce, and Juno Download, they created…

Beatsource Releases LINK: A New Music Streaming Service for DJs

Beatsource has finally announced a beta launch of their new track streaming service, Beatsource LINK. Integrated into Pioneer DJ’s powerful rekordbox 6.0.1 software and with subscriptions starting as low as $9.99/month, users get access to millions of tracks and hundreds…

Amazon Music Launches Amazon Music for Artists

Similar to Spotify for Artists and Apple Music for Artists, Amazon has launched their own new analytics platform for musicians called, Amazon Music for Artists. Here’s the rundown… Amazon Music Launches Amazon Music for Artists With this new feature, artists can…

Apple Music Launches $50M Advance Fund for Indie Labels Hit by COVID-19

To help support the independent community, Apple Music is launching a $50m advance fund to provide vital cash flow for those hit the hardest by the lockdown. This is an incredible resource that’ll help the independent sector move forward during…

SoundCloud Offers $15M in Support for Musicians During Coronavirus Shutdown

As the coronavirus crisis has unfolded, SoundCloud has experienced a 50% surge in creators in the past month alone. In response, SoundCloud’s CEO, Kerry Trainor, released an update offering additional support for its creators during this difficult time. Here’s what…

Spotify for Artists to Launch New Feature for COVID-19 Fundraising

To say the least, times are tough. Independent artists who made their living off of touring and shows are struggling to stay afloat during the containment efforts of COVID-19. Revenue streams are dwindling faster and faster as the days roll…