April Industry Wrap-Up

Facebook Launches ‘Chat Extensions’ That Encourage Music Sharing As both streaming music and social media use has evolved over the years, it became pretty obvious pretty quickly that people love to share whatever new music they’re digging with their networks. Spotify was an early player in this arena by connecting social profiles to their platform […]

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iHeartRadio Expands Services For Users

Hot on the heels of announcing 100 million registered users, iHeartRadio recently released their newest services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access (powered by Napster) and we’re excited to announce that these services are now available for TuneCore Artists to distribute their music to! iHeartRadio already offers listeners access to over 750 live streams of […]

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TuneCore's New Refer a Friend Program Helps Artists Earn and Save

Anyone creating music in 2017 knows that collaboration is a beautiful thing. Whether it’s a featured hip hop verse, a bluegrass rhythm section, or two songwriters coming together in the studio, musicians working toward a common artistic goal can have incredible results. Heck, we’ve even talked about apps that allow artists to collaborate with greater […]

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October News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm As everyone ramps up for the music industry’s busiest time of the year, both our store partners and the music publishing world at large have some exciting new updates: Amazon amplifies their existing digital music platform with a brand new streaming service, specially designed to work with their Echo devices. Kesha has […]

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September News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Streaming isn’t going away anytime soon, and it seems like all of our store partners have been stepping up their game to better accommodate the rapidly-evolving music streaming industry: Spotify shatters previous streaming records with 40 million active subscribers. Apple Music gets a makeover in the wake of the iPhone 7 and […]

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August News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm August was an especially busy month for our stores and streaming services, with even some of our more niche partners making big news: iHeartRadio’s listener rate is skyrocketing, surpassing 10 million new registered users within the last seven months. Shazam is soon to become a household name with the new Fox game […]

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TuneCore Artists Earn $44 Million in Q2 2016

TuneCore is excited to share that in Q2 of 2016, our collective base of independent artists earned $44 million – a 24% increase from the second quarter of 2015. That means that since TuneCore launched in 2006, TuneCore Artists have earned $733 million from 36.5 billion downloads and streams. Once a contentious point of consideration […]

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July News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Our stores are gearing up for the second half of the year with some exciting new developments: Spotify attempts to rival Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio by launching two new radio shows on their service. TIDAL caters to both artists and listeners alike at the twelfth annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in […]

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NEW STORE ALERT: Kuack Media Group

Here at TuneCore, we’re always keeping our eyes and ears out for new, exciting streaming services and digital music stores to offer independent artists access to. As the way in which consumers all over the world choose to listen to and discover new music evolves, we too must evolve to help creators reach new fans […]

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June News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and our digital store partners are gearing up for a summer’s worth of big updates: Amazon Music plans to release a new streaming service that will compete against Spotify and Apple Music US music mogul Guy Oseary, famous for representing Madonna and Nicki Minaj, […]

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