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Vydia Partners With Tidal On Their Direct Artist Payouts Program

TIDAL is reimagining the artist-fan dynamic with the launch of their Direct Artist Payouts Program; an innovative program that allocates up to 10% of HiFi Plus tier subscribers monthly fees to the artist they listen to most. In alliance with TIDAL’s mission to empower creatives, Vydia has partnered with TIDAL on this initiative by allowing […]

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How to Get Started With Our Progressive Web App

Want to easily access your Vydia dashboard from your phone? Our Progressive Web App allows you to check on release status and details right from your device for an immersive mobile experience.   Follow the steps below to start using our Progressive Web App today:  Step 1: On your device, navigate to your browser and […]

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How to Report on Mechanical Royalties by Earning Type

We all know how important it is to give credit where credit is due, and mechanical royalties are no exception. That is why we have made it easy for you to report on your earnings by Track Streams, Track Downloads, and Album Sales, so you can accurately calculate and pay mechanical royalties.    HOW TO […]

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Tech in Motion Announces Vydia as 2021 Top Tech Startup Finalist

Tech in Motion Announces Vydia as 2021 Top Tech Startup Finalist Finalists selected for 2021 Timmy Awards, and public voting will determine City’s best      Los Angeles (September 15, 2021) – Vydia is a 2021 Best Tech Startup Finalist in the 7th Annual Timmy Awards, selected by the local tech community and Tech in Motion. The awards program is dedicated to […]

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Vydia Selected Best Tech Work Culture Finalist in Timmy Awards 

Vydia Selected Best Tech Work Culture Finalist in Timmy Awards Tech in Motion announces top local companies to work at in tech, 2021 Timmys public voting opens   Los Angeles (September 15, 2021) –Tech in Motion and the local community has chosen Vydia as a finalist for ‘Best Tech Work Culture’ in the 2021 Timmy Awards, in its seventh year of celebrating the best people and workplaces in tech across North America. […]

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How To Use Pre-Save and Smart Links To Boost Fan Engagement

Introducing Pre-Save and Smart Links right inside your Vydia account! With just a click, easily share links with fans so they can pre-save and stream your new releases. Marketing your music before it goes live will attract a wider audience and create excitement around your anticipated project. Leverage Pre-Save and Smart Links to boost fan […]

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How to Scale Your Label With the Release Calendar

Vydia is excited to introduce our highly anticipated Release Calendar! Say goodbye to Post-it Notes, whiteboards, and reminders to oversee your label’s numerous releases. This new tool not only allows you to view and manage all of your releases in one place, but also provides you with the ability to add notes that are visible […]

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Audiomack Delivers New Premium Features Through Vydia Partnership

New York, NY (July 29, 2021) – Continuing to level the playing field for independent artists, preeminent artist-first music streaming platform Audiomack is proud to be partnered with Vydia. It is a winning move for independent music and culture as two of the game’s biggest players have been formally united for years, and continue to support the […]

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How to Attach Artist IDs to Ensure Accurate Profile Mapping

When it comes to distributing your content, metadata is everything. You want to make sure your content is delivered to DSPs correctly, quickly, and lands on the right profile. Now, we’re making this even more seamless with Premium Artist Account Linking. Optimize audio delivery when you attach your artist IDs for Spotify, Apple Music, and […]

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Vydia Partners with LGBTQ+ Pop Visionary John Duff and The Future Perfect Project for Pride Month

Today, in honor of Pride Month, LA-based pop artist John Duff releases his highly anticipated debut EP, Homo•Sapien. Proceeds from the EP will benefit The Future Perfect Project through Vydia’s Royalty Center technology. The Future Perfect Project, co-founded by Celeste Lecesne and Ryan Amador, is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide LGBTQ+ youth […]

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Boost Your Publishing Income with New Metadata Fields

Vydia’s publishing division exists to help rights holders collect performance, mechanical, sync, print, and other publishing income. In order to ensure your compositions are registered and accurately accounted for, we have added additional metadata fields for you to fill out when setting up a release. The more information we have on your compositions, the more […]

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Vydia Partners with Heavy Hitters for Sync Services

Expanding on the suite of services offered at Vydia, the independent distributor has teamed up with Heavy Hitters Music Group (HHMG) to offer sync placement opportunities to artists. Vydia has seen recent streaming success following a placement of JPOLND’s “The End” in Netflix’s hit show Bridgerton. HHMG is a boutique song catalog and music publisher […]

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Delivering Music to Social Media Sound Libraries

For a new and upcoming artist, delivering to multiple platforms can amplify the reach of their content. Social media has become an increasingly popular place for users to express themselves. By delivering music to social media sound libraries, artists allow fans to personalize their posts while reaching new audiences. Through Vydia’s platform, labels and artists […]

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Vydia Named A Top Media Startup in the Music Platform Category

MDI Ventures hosted the 2021 Top Media Startup Summit after mapping out over 3,000 media startups and identifying the top 700 across 23 categories. We are excited to announce that Vydia was named a Top Media Startup in the Music Platform Category out of 169 companies, including other notable industry players such as United Masters, […]

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Empowering Women in Music | Jessica Vaughn, Owner of Head Bitch Music

Some may know Jessica Vaughn as Charlotte Sometimes, JPOLND (the girl who got the big sync placement in Episode 6 of Netflix’s Bridgerton), the Alternative Pop artist LACES, or any of her other artist project names. But what you may not know is Jess is also the Vice President of Sync and Creative at Heavy […]

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Differentiating Vydia’s Roles and Their Permissions

Interested in expanding your team to cover more ground in our platform? Vydia’s new user roles allow you to assign certain permissions to better manage your clients and their catalogs. Keep reading to learn which functionalities Label Owners, Label Admins, and Label Clients can access.   Label Owner: Label Owners are the main administrative account […]

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Access Daily Insights on Your Widget Dashboard

Vydia’s new Widget Dashboard provides you with quick access and easy navigation to features on our platform. Whether you want to review your label-level statements or check up on your conflicts, we have you covered.   HOW IT WORKS At the top of your Widget Dashboard, you will find the following widgets:  Label Storage Used […]

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Why You Should Deliver to These New Destinations

Vydia is excited to announce our partnerships with three new delivery destinations; Amazon Music Videos, Pretzel Rocks, and Sounds on Snapchat! By delivering your content to these destinations, you will drive more exposure, reach new audiences, and ensure your music is available on all of the premium platforms.   NEW PARTNER DESTINATIONS: Amazon Music Videos […]

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Celebrating Black History Month | Anastasia Wright, Owner of IMG Agency & Records

Anastasia Wright has had an impressive career in the music industry, from her time working as an intern at Def Jam to the launch of her label, IMG Agency & Records. As a part of our celebration of Black History Month, we sat down with Anastasia to discuss her journey as a Black female entrepreneur […]

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Vydia Partners with Propel Center, a New Global HBCU Headquarters for Innovation and Learning

Holmdel, New Jersey (January 13, 2021) — Vydia is proud to announce its partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta, GA that will support leadership and career development of students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)s nationwide. Propel Center is a physical and virtual campus designed to support the HBCU […]

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How to Upload a Spotify Canvas

All Vydia artists now have access to Spotify’s Canvas feature! When listeners see a Canvas, they are more likely to keep streaming (+5%), share the track (+145%), add to their playlists (+20%), save the track (+1.4%), and visit your profile page (+9%). Engage fans by creating unique visualizers for all of your previous and upcoming […]

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Why You Should Track User-Generated Content

Vydia’s direct partnership with YouTube and its Content ID technology allows us to help you assert ownership and a policy (monetize, permit, or block) on each of your assets (e.g. sound recordings). Our new Claims Dashboard displays a list and corresponding data for all of the YouTube videos, or User-generated content (UGC), that use one […]

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How to Report on Label Level Earnings

Calling all Label Admins! Vydia just released a new label-level reporting feature that allows you to download and view all creators’ earnings in one place, guaranteed to make it easier to analyze and share data.     HOW DOES IT WORK? Log into your Vydia Dashboard and navigate to Royalties → Statements. From here, you will […]

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Resolve YouTube Conflicts and Claim Your Revenue

YouTube Content ID is an automated system that enables copyright owners to identify & monetize on videos that include content they own. This means you have the ability to make money from anyone who uses your content without your permission. However, when multiple parties claim ownership on the same asset (i.e. Sound Recording), a conflict […]

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