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Creator Music Guidebook for Artists & Labels
A new resource that covers what Creator Music is and how it works as well as the promotional aspect the product can potentially have on your music.
Going Live on YouTube for Artists & Labels
A new resource that covers a technical step by step on how music labels and artists can go live on YouTube.
Analytics for Artists (updated a/o April 2023)
Dive into our latest Analytics for Artists handbook. Learn the latest analytics features available for you on YouTube to help you stay in tune with your releases and fans.
Shorts: For Artists, By Artist Inspo Guide & FAQs
This resource provides examples of how Artists across the world are utilizing Shorts as a promotional release strategy on YouTube, and answers all of your latest FAQs!
One-pager: Promoting music & artists with Google ads
Your one-stop guide to get started with music advertising campaigns on Google & YouTube
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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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