Apple is the top platform for US adults who pay for music content online, ahead of others such as Pandora and Spotify.
This is a nice example of a band that used Google’s new Tour Builder tool to tell the story of one of their tours.
Google has introduced JAM With Chrome, a website that lets you invite your friends to a live jam session using virtual instruments.
The Talks at Google program hosts the cast and creative from the musical American Idiot, based on the Green Day album of the same name.
Facebook logins are especially popular on music sites, with two-thirds share of social login, versus second-place Google at 14% and Twitter at 12%.
If you are selling your music through Google Play, there’s a neat little Share feature you can utilize to spread your music through your fans on Google+.
Google has consolidated all their digital content offerings (music, books, movies & apps) under the Google Play brand, presumably in order to better compete with the likes of Apple’s iTunes and Amazon.
David Erickson is interviewed by musician David LeDuc about social media marketing, discussing Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and social search.
Google Music has an Artists section that takes you through a fairly simple process for getting your songs on the site.