Author Archives: John Grover-Roybal

YouTube Music Charts Launch in 44 Countries

YouTube recently updated their YouTube Music Charts, which display data based on views for top artists, songs, and music videos in 44 countries and can be filtered by country or globally. YouTube Music Charts are part of an endeavor started in 2015, called ...

Engage Your Audience with the YouTube Community Tab

Over a year ago YouTube invited a select group of creators to test out a new function, the YouTube Community tab, to connect with fans in-between video uploads. The Community tab provides creators a new simple way to engage with their viewers and develop th...

BandPage Integrates with New YouTube Artist Center

In February 2016, YouTube acquired BandPage, a service that more than 500,000 musicians were using at the time to control how their profiles displayed on different music services like Shazam, Vevo, Napster and Deezer. BandPage provided a central space where...

YouTube, Google and FameBit: Taking Brand Partnerships to the Next Level

For 9 years, YouTube has assisted creators in generating advertising revenue through its Partner Program. As YouTube has grown over the years, so have the possibilities for brands and creators alike to work together on branded content opportunities like pro...

View Global Music Charts on YouTube for Artists

Since YouTube launched its YouTube for Artists site last year, it has continued to develop and grow the tools it provides artists and fans to both share and find music. New additions like Music Insights have brought greater transparency to the popularity an...

Hone Your Craft with the YouTube Music Foundry

Earlier this year, we heard about YouTube's new initiative to assist artists and the music industry in producing and optimizing content. The initiative is called YouTube Music Foundry and was kicked off with live recording sessions in three two-day Foundry ...