Streaming music made up 83 percent of the record industry’s revenue in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may have made it nearly impossible to check out live shows last year, but the music industry still found a way to grow despite…

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SoundCloud may let fans support artists directly

SoundCloud could soon implement a new payment model that would allow you to pay your favorite musicians directly, according to Billboard. The company is reportedly in the…

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A Spotify loophole allowed people to upload bootleg remixes as podcasts

When most people want to find a reworking of their favorite songs, they usually turn to platforms like SoundCloud and YouTube. The fact almost anyone can upload…

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SoundCloud finally starts verifying creators with official accounts

The next time you visit SoundCloud to listen to some new tunes, you may notice a blue checkmark next to the profile image of some artists. That’s…

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SoundCloud Insights show creators their audience data

SoundCloud now offers Insights for creators, allowing smaller musicians to know who’s listening to their music, what music they’re listening to and where they’re from — data…

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