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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.
Case Study: Using Shorts to grow channel views
Learn about how Snail Mail gained subscribers and increased her channel views through Shorts.
Case Study: Using Shorts to stay connected to fans
Learn about how Marina Sena has used Shorts to stay connected with her fans while her career has taken off.
Growth Guide for Developing Artists
Wondering how to get the most out of YouTube as a developing artist? Explore 11 different case studies on how new and DIY artists have used YouTube products and best practices to find success on our platform.
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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.
YouTube #Shorts is here. Have you made yours yet?
Last Friday, BTS invited the world to dance with them on YouTube Shorts. Their new single, Permission to Dance, sparked the first-ever worldwide dance challenge on YouTube Shorts.
How independent artists are WINNING
Although COVID-19 remains a global threat, there’s so much joy impending if we hold strong. Bags packed, summer playlists crafted, plane tickets ordered, and cars loaded to the gills. SUMMER. Family and friends. The music industry is on the verge of reuniting, and the anticipation is growing by the second. Adversity builds resilience, and I’m feeling a new sense of community in the air.
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