Posts By: 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 YouTube for Artists, an artist-centric resource hub that provides news, education and insights… Read more »

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 their presence beyond videos. Now channels are able to use text, live videos, images,… Read more »

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 bios and photos could be saved and updated across these platforms. Since this acquisition, YouTube has been… Read more »

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 product placements, promotions and sponsorships. In the last year, the top 100 advertisers have increased their spending on YouTube video ads… Read more »

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 and viewership of musicians on YouTube. When Music Insights was first rolled out, it only offered data for a… Read more »