Sony/ATV teams up with music production marketplace BeatStars
Music Ally first wrote about production marketplace BeatStars back in June 2012, when we noted that it had already been dubbed ‘the iTunes of beats’. Eight years on, it’s now famous as the website where Lil Nas...
April 15, 2020
Beats online-store BeatStars has paid out $50m so far
BeatStars is one of the websites where artists and producers can go to buy beats to use in their new tracks, and it’s currently enjoying a spell in the limelight thanks to being the source for the beat in Lil Nas X’s...
June 12, 2019
Lil Nas X bought the underlying trap beat for Old Town Road for $30
Rolling Stone has an interesting feature on the backstory to ‘Old Town Road’ by Lil Nas X (a song we presume you’ve heard at least 853 times by now). It broke, of course, on TikTok and then got a second push when...
May 29, 2019