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Soundcloud or Spotify : which one is best for you?


Among the multitude of streaming services available, SoundCloud and Spotify stand out as two of the most popular platforms for distributing and discovering new music. But when it comes to promoting your music and reaching your audience, which platform is best for you?  Let’s take an in-depth look at the features, benefits and target audiences…

50% Of Artists NEVER Hit 100 Streams On Spotify

Andrew Southworth

Apparently there are about 10 million artists on Spotify, and 5+ million of them have never hit more than 100 lifetime streams. 🚀 Spotify Growth Machine Course: 🏆 Hire us to run your ads: 🌍 Best website / store / funnels for music artists: (get your 14…

7 reasons your fans can’t find you


You work hard on your music. Once it’s released into the world, you want people to know it exists, find it easily online, press that play button, and love what they hear so much they’ll listen again.  That can happen, of course. It happens all the time.  But with endless amounts of new music being released, and with endless amounts of social con…

Get More Streams with Playlisting featuring @BeautifulBeats99


In this stream we’re sitting down with Beautiful Beats to understand his journey from ‘unknown artist’ to accumulating over 700,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and millions of streams. We’ll be digging into what worked for him, and giving tips and tricks that you can implement on your next release. From playlisting to social media, every strategy…

5 Things Every Artist Should Know About Music Publicity

Cyber PR

I was delighted to be interviewed by Manafest – Chris Greenwood – the founder of Smart Music Business about my latest book The Ultimate Guide to Music Publicity. It’s short and sweet and packed with great advice about public relations for musicians! We identified 5 things every artist should know about music publicity. Let us know what you think …

When it Rains, it Pours — TikTok Now Faces an FTC Investigation Amid Senators Debating a Ban

Digital Music News

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating TikTok over allegedly faulty data and privacy practices. In Congress, Senators debate a ban on the ByteDance-owned company. The FTC is investigating allegations that TikTok and its Beijing-based parent ByteDance “deceived its users by denying that individuals in China had access to their data,” as well …

The Publisher-Songwriter Relationship (Part 2)

Made It In Music

In part two of this episode, Tim Hunze discusses the ins and outs of Music publishing. He also talks about what makes a song desirable for music publishers. Tim Hunze is currently the VP of publishing at Big Machine Music. Tim has also worked for anthem music as Genral Manager and many other companies. Hosted on Acast. See for m…

How do artists in the Pacific navigate music distribution? We ask an expert


Nesia Daily spoke to Solomon Islander sound engineer, artist distribution manager, and label owner, Kera Whewell who has been helping Pacific …

Q Music Promotions Announces Strategic Partnership With Leading Spotify Playlist Curators

Q Music Promotions, a well-known leader in the music promotion industry, is delighted to announce its strategic partnership with leading Spotify playlist curators. This partnership underscores Q Music Promotions’ commitment to revolutionizing how artists promote their music …

Industrial music makes it’s way back to Boston

Music Industry News

… energy. The British new wave musician made a name for himself … a steady career in the music industry. Like the previous band … .  These performances proved that this music stands the test of time … matter the decade. While the music has evolved over the years … …

The Pro Songwriter Mindset: Clay & Marty React To Viewer Comments
Jimmy Stuckey Songs. When I finish a song and emerge from my studio thumping my chest cuz I did so good.

Vermont university to offer class on the music of … Weird Al Yankovic


Vermont State University will launch a study of the songs of Weird Al Yankovic this fall. The music industry and business course will be available …

Lisa Reviews the New KISS Makeup Kit, Impressive and You Ask Us the Questions this Week

Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Episode 567. Before heading to court, Lisa joins us to review the new Glamlite KISS Makeup and wow, pretty impressive! After her quick review we do a Hit and Run show, you ask us the questions and we answer them….

21 y/o soon-to-graduate looking for music industry job in NYC, LA, or Nashville

Music Industry

Hey y’all, I’m graduating from Syracuse University in May and in the process of starting to apply for jobs. I am a film major but have realized over the past two years that music is the passion I want to pursue as a career. I have done a music marketing internship out in LA, but I am more interested in the creative side, as I am a singer/songwr…

Rooted in culture,global in appeal

The New Indian Express

Aspiring and seasoned musicians are catapulting Tamil music into the global limelight through collaborations and competitive performances in popular music series and reality shows …

With initiatives such as Coke Studio Tamil and MTV Hustle Namma Pettai, the upcoming Tamil hip-hop reality show, budding independent musicians are …

Everything you want requires you to keep showing up

Tom DuPree III

#musicians #independentartist #homestudio…

Jordan Rakei named first ever ‘Artist In Residence’ at London’s Abbey Road Studios

Music Business Worldwide

The role is the first in a series of new ‘in residence’ appointments Source…

Make music like the pros with Spotify’s music production courses

RouteNote Blog

Learn to make music with teachings from industry luminaries such as Carl Cox and Flava D on Spotify!

Spotify is introducing educational for aspiring music makers and audio creatives with the testing of its video-based courses, currently only available to UK users…

The Music Of Business: Lessons For Business From The Music Industry


Jerod Guerin, CEO & Founder of Quality Collision Group, leads with a focus on quality, OEM-certified repairs, and exceptional service.

Understand what a fair deal looks like with the Fair Play scheme | Musicians’ Union

The Musicians Union

Pay-to-play is not okay. That’s why the Musicians’ Union set up the Fair Play scheme – to help musicians and venues understand what a fair deal looks like. That includes recommended gig rates and the Fair Play Venue scheme, celebrating grassroots venues that treat musicians right Find out more → There …

Boom Bap Beats : Spotify Playlist [Submit Music Here]


ABOUT THIS PLAYLIST Boom bap instrumentals. Drums take center stage. Hip-hop, soulful, grimey… drum driven hip-hop beats. Boom bap, golden era, 90s hip-hop beats. For fans of: Pete Rock, J Dilla, Damu The Fudgemunk, DJ Premiere, Tall Black Guy, Phoniks, J. Rawls & more.     Click here to add your own playlist!   The post Boom Bap Beats : Spotify …

Music Biz Conference Moving to Atlanta in 2025


The annual Music Biz Conference will move from its current Nashville home to Atlanta in 2025.

Specific dates and venues for Music Biz 2025 will be announced later. The conference will continue in its usual May timeframe…

#357: The Truth About Being a “Female Musician”

DIY Musician Podcast

In this episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, Cristina and Rachel welcome Via to the show. Together, they delve into the intricacies of being categorized as a “female” musician within the industry, exploring their personal perspectives on this label. While some express frustration at the persistent emphasis on gender in their work, others view it a…

Tracy Chan exits SoundCloud, joins AI music platform Splash as CEO

Veteran music tech executive Tracy Chan has exited his role as COO of SoundCloud after less than two years to become the CEO of red-hot AI music creation platform Splash…

Bertelsmann could explore ‘breakout investment’ or merger with rival for BMG

Music Business Worldwide

“BMG could potentially be an opportunity for a breakout investment and joining forces with a competitor,” Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe told the FT Source…

BBC swears off AI for Doctor Who marketing after complaints

Music Ally

Doctor Who fans can have some strong opinions about what’s right (and wrong) for the famous TV franchise. Including on AI marketing. The post BBC swears off AI for Doctor Who marketing after complaints appeared first on Music Ally. …

How To Make PROFESSIONAL Cover Art For Singles Or Albums?


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“Behind the Beat: Exclusive Insights with Luv Docta”

Royal Music Marketing

DOUBLE Your Pre-Saves With The BONUS Bundle Strategy // A Helping Hand: Episode 0005

All About Helping Podcast – Music Marketing

Co-Teaching in the Music Room

Jessica Peresta- The Domestic Musician

On episode 288 of The Elementary Music Teacher podcast, I dive into co-teaching in the music room with special guests Linzie Mullins and Betsy Carter. Co-teaching presents a novel approach to managing large classes and increasing student engagement. In this blog post, we’ll unpack the key takeaways from the episode to provide actionable insights f…

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#357: The Truth(s) About Being “Female” Musicians

DIY Musician Podcast

In this episode of the DIY Musician Podcast, Cristina and Rachel welcome Via to the show. Together, they delve into the intricacies of being categorized as a “female” musician within the industry, exploring their personal perspectives on this label. While some express frustration at the persistent emphasis on gender in their work, others view it a…