Top 4 reasons why your song should be on a music streaming app
How would the most streamed song of the year 2018 sound on a phonograph? Can’t imagine? Probably because you’ve forgotten what a phonograph sounds like!
Maybe we should ask, when was the last time you heard someone mention a phonograph?
The music industry has evolved drastically over the years. The way we consume music now is dramatically different from the way it was 10 years ago.
With so many changes, it’s only obvious that artists also need to change their ways. Tactics that worked a few years ago can no longer help you grow your career. To make a name for yourself, you need to follow the latest trends.
Wondering how you can grow your music career in 2019?
Industry experts believe, if you wish to reach a wider audience, tie up with a music streaming app. And if you wish to earn from your music longer, apply for royalties.
Not sure how music streaming apps will help your grow your career?
Here are the top 4 reasons.
CD sales are constantly declining
The classic vinyl, tapes and the CDs have taken the shape of mobile apps. Music lovers would rather download a song or stream it online, than go through the trouble of buying a CD.
Music streaming apps are easy to use
Online streaming sites like Napster, Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud, Saavn, Gaana, WYNK, etc have changed the entire play of the music industry. Spotify alone features over 30 Million songs. Their vast catalogue is only set to expand with the new releasing music everyday.
With so many options to choose from, most music lovers prefer an app over anything else now.
Music streaming apps empower music creators
A few decades ago, if you had the talent and passion for creating music, you would’ve had to struggle for the resources. Or vice versa, in some cases. But with platforms like Soundcloud, it’s just record & release. This has taken Indie Music to a whole new level.
You get paid easily
Soundcloud has a library of over 125 Million songs out of which more than 110 Million songs have been uploaded by the users themselves. Launched very recently, the Soundcloud Premier Monetization Program now allows the creators to directly get paid for their streams.
Need help uploading your music on music streaming apps?
Here’s a Quora thread you might find useful.
While streaming your music online will help you reach a wider audience, applying for royalties is what will help you grow financially. Whether you are a new comer or an established artist, applying for Mechanical and Performance Royalties is a great way to take your career a notch above. Need help applying for royalties? Joshua Royalties can help.
Wish to know more about Royalties?
Here’s an article you might like: How do music royalties work in India?
Joshua Royalties was created with the sole purpose of helping music artists get hassle-free royalties for their work.
All you need to do is get in touch with us and we’ll do the rest. We register your work, amend the work already in the PRO databases, manage cue sheets, and keep track of royalties. With Joshua Royalties, you need not worry about PRS, IPRS, GEMA, SOCAN or ASCAP. Wish to know more about our services?
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