YouTube is rolling out ‘handles’ for its community of creators
If you have a YouTube channel, you have a channel URL, which may or may not be a pithy representation of your name or brand.
October 11, 2022
YouTube ditches Nicki Minaj video age restrictions after protest
YouTube has removed age restrictions placed on a new music video by Nicki Minaj, following a furious protest from the artist yesterday.
September 27, 2022
YouTube Shorts gets David Bowie clips to promote ‘Moonage Daydream’
There's a buzz around new David Bowie documentary 'Moonage Daydream', and now YouTube is getting in on the promotional action.
September 26, 2022
Why social-media platforms must beware ‘the bootleg ratio’
It's not just about the flurry of copycatting going on between the biggest social media platforms and emerging disrupters.
September 23, 2022
YouTube reveals its plans for ‘Creator Music’ revenue sharing
YouTube's next expansion plans have been leaking out in recent weeks, but at its 'Made on YouTube' event yesterday they were confirmed
September 21, 2022
Robert Kyncl confirmed as incoming Warner Music Group CEO
Warner Music has announced the identify of its next chief executive officer(CEO): Former YouTube executive Robert Kyncl.
September 21, 2022
Rumours that Robert Kyncl is next WMG boss reach fever pitch
When Billboard, Variety and MBW all suddenly say the same executive is now the frontrunner, you know something's up.
September 20, 2022
YouTube to announce Shorts ads and partner program changes
Through the sheer weight of on-platform promotional power, YouTube has driven its Shorts format to 30bn daily views.
September 19, 2022
Cinq Music sues Create Music Group over YouTube payouts
The simmering row over YouTube royalties being claimed by the wrong rightsholders may be heading to court.
September 16, 2022
‘Sounds on Shorts’ boosts music discovery from YouTube Shorts
YouTube's TikTok-style Shorts feature is growing rapidly: up to 30bn daily views and 1.5 billion monthly viewers according to the company's latest stats.
September 15, 2022
YouTube’s annual music industry payouts grow to $6bn
YouTube paid out $6bn to the music industry in the 12-month period between July 2021 and June 2022, the company has announced.
September 13, 2022