My Song Was Added To a Botted Playlist on Spotify: Here’s What Happened review

If you’re an indie artist like me, you probably check your Spotify for Artists dashboard an unhealthy amount each day. (It’s a problem, I’m working on it). One feature they have shows you how many […]

Spotify’s ‘Preferred Distributor’ List Now Includes 23 Companies

Spotify preferred distributor list

Photo Credit: Sara Kurfeß Spotify’s ‘Preferred Distributor’ List now includes 23 companies — up from only five just a few years ago. Since 2018, Spotify has enabled artists to upload their tracks onto the platform […]

How To Get Your Music on Spotify Playlists

spotify playlists

Photo credit: Heidi Fin If you were a 90s kid like me, you probably remember curating playlists before there were playlists. They were called mixtapes, or “burning a CD.” We put our favorite songs in […]

SoundCloud Rebrands Creator Services Platform to “SoundCloud for Artists” –

SoundCloud Rebrands Creator Services Platform to "SoundCloud for Artists" -

SoundCloud’s creator services platform is operating under a new name: SoundCloud for Artists. The rebrand comes from one of the leading minds in establishing Spotify’s own Spotify for Artists platform. And as the saying goes, […]

Mac DeMarco, Blondie, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, More Participate in Band Shirt Day Benefit

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MerchFriends—a non-profit organization dedicated to building a sustainable ecosystem for independent music merchandise—has announced that it will be hosting a new celebration called Band Shirt Day. Similar to Record Store Day, the event brings artists […]

Tencent Music Introduces First Music Producers Alliance in China

Tencent Music Producers Alliance

Photo Credit: Erwi Tencent Music Entertainment Group has introduced the first Producers Alliance in China’s music industry. The TME Producers Alliance is the first producer alliance in the Chinese music industry to support full-circle high-quality […]

Tencent Music Officially Debuts ‘TME Business Intelligence for Artists’

Tencent Music Will Go Public on December 12th

About 10 weeks after rolling out an international distribution service, Tencent Music (NYSE: TME) has officially launched “TME Business Intelligence for Artists.” Tencent Music, which operates QQ Music, Kugou, and Kuwo in China, just recently […]

SoundCloud Poaches Tracy Chan to Lead Creator Business

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Photo Credit: SoundCloud SoundCloud has announced Tracy Chan is joining the company as Senior Vice President of Creator. Tracy Chan will oversee the SoundCloud Creator ecosystem globally, including tools, services, products, and offerings. He will […]