November Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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October 2018 Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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3 Essential Tips For Navigating the Music Industry Like a Pro

[Editors Note: This article was written by Brittany Brave and was originally featured on Flypaper, the Soundfly Blog.] Understanding the politics of the music industry can often take an artist from “doing alright” to “successful.” It’s the deciding factor between working musicians and budding superstars. In addition to writing, producing, and performing, there are certain […]

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August Industry Wrap-Up

By Kevin Cornell Another month is coming to a close, and TuneCore is here to fill all you independent artists in on some of the headlines you may have missed. Whether it’s music streaming, publishing, product updates, studies and reports, or op-eds, we’re rounding up some music industry must-reads for all of you looking to […]

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July Industry Wrap-Up

France and U.S. See Uptick in Music Streams Across The Board We’re always excited to report on developments and advancements in the music streaming world, and in July, we were not disappointed! Let’s start with France: with recorded music sales numbers from the first half of 2018 in, it’s been announced that the major music […]

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June Industry Wrap-Up

YouTube Rolls Out Channel Memberships & Merchandise Partnership We’re excited for any developments that our friends at YouTube launch when it comes to putting money in the pocket of creators. While YouTube introduced individual channel subscriptions previously (to less fanfare), the video and music streaming platform announced in June that it’ll be expanding its Channel […]

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May Industry Wrap-Up

YouTube: New Charts, ‘Artist On The Rise’, Music Credits Even besides the launch of their new steaming service, YouTube Music, the video streaming platform had a busy month. We’ve always known YouTube to be a place where small-time artists and personalities can become viral superstars overnight, drawing many eyes from social media posts and word-of-mouth. […]

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The Power of Community in the Music Industry: How To Make It Your Key To Success

[Editors Note: This article was written by Angela Mastrogiacomo.]   Let me know if you’ve heard this one before: “the music industry is a cut throat business.” I’m sure you’ve all heard that (and felt it) since your entry into the industry. Is it valid? Sure. It really can be an unforgiving, selfish place. But […]

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April Industry Wrap-Up

Amazon Music Subscriber Rate Soars in 2018 Too often we in the music community focus on the ongoing competition between streaming stalwarts Apple Music and Spotify. Quarterly reports continually result in alarm bells going off on both sides, seeming to suggest to everyone in the States, anyway, that there are really only two household names […]

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April Industry Wrap-Up

Amazon Music Subscriber Rate Soars in 2018 Too often we in the music community focus on the ongoing competition between streaming stalwarts Apple Music and Spotify. Quarterly reports continually result in alarm bells going off on both sides, seeming to suggest to everyone in the States, anyway, that there are really only two household names […]

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