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Amazon Music for Artists App Launches in Canada

Today, in Canada and globally, Amazon Music launched “Amazon Music for Artists”: a mobile app for artists and their teams to better understand their business on Amazon Music. At launch, Amazon  Music for Artists will be available on both iOS and Android, offering  streaming performance and insights  into an artist’s fan base. The launch is coupled with a companion  website (artists.amazonmusic.com) where artists and their teams can learn more  about the app, as well as opportunity areas, best practices, additional resources, and more.

With  Amazon Music for Artists, artists and their teams have access to a  global view on streams for both tracks and albums; can gain more insight  to how their songs are performing with Alexa on Amazon Music; details on performance across thousands of curated  playlists and stations; and insights into where their fans are  streaming.

More specifically, Amazon Music for Artists includes:

  • New success metrics, including the Daily  Voice Index, which illustrates how an artist’s music is performing on Amazon Music with Alexa – including insights into voice requests by artist, album, song, and lyric.
  • Access to near-real-time streaming data, providing artists with the latest streaming data across their entire catalog.
  • A fan insights tab, which provides a  breakdown of an artist’s most engaged listeners –Fans and Superfans – so  they can focus on growing these segments over time.
  • A custom date filter, so artists can  choose specific dates, or length of time to track performance in  near-real-time, including the last 24 hours of a release.
  • CD Baby is a verification launch partner  with Amazon Music for Artists, meaning any artist who is distributed  through CD Baby can get expedited access to join.

At  launch, Amazon Music for Artists is available globally in English to  download via the mobile app store on either Android or iOS. Artist and  their  teams can learn more at artists.amazonmusic.com.

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.
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