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Shorts Best Practices for Artists & Labels
Learn how to maximize the opportunity of YouTube Shorts with our new best practices.
YouTube 101: New Release Strategy
Get the latest tips to help you get ready for your release day and stay on top after your music goes live.
YouTube 101: Analytics for Artists
Dive into our new Analytics for Artists handbook. Learn the latest about Analytics available for you on YouTube to help you stay in tune with your releases and fans.
Level-Up Your Next Video Premiere
Make your next video launch a showstopper with our handy guide to Premieres.
How Artists Are Winning With Afterparty
Hosting a Premium afterparty unlocks additional possibilities to showcase your content on YouTube - see how artists like Years and Years, Kontra K and YOASOBI used Afterparty to delight their fans!
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What is the biggest thing in music today? Participation. While YouTube has always been a two-way street, engaging your audience with music has become mission critical.
Have you seen my Short?
Everybody knows that our mission at YouTube is to become the No. 1 contributor of revenue for the music industry by 2025. But what you might not know is how important fandom is to us.
Introducing...The Home For Songwriters On YouTube!
We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new YouTube for Songwriters portal, within our revamped YouTube for Artists site!
Nobody does it like The BRITs
From Elton, to Amy, to Skepta, and now Little Simz, my mission is to live and breathe UK Music.
Artists doing it on their own terms.
When YouTube was founded 16 years ago, it was on the shoulders of do-it-yourself artists and creatives. This community understood that anyone can influence culture as long as they have the right music, vision, and team.
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