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October Happenings: Events, Updates, Festivals & More

  Check out our top picks for industry events, updates and festivals happening in the month of October.   EVENTS Meta Connect The one-day virtual event explores the building of the metaverse and the future of augmented and virtual reality. Industry leaders will share the latest technologies and developer sessions will cover how to use […]

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Celebrating The South Asian Music Community: A Conversation Between Music Industry Professionals

Vydia’s Sr. Director of Royalties, Purvi Shah, sat down with fellow music industry professionals, James A. Mathew, Co-Founder of South Asian record label Outer Voice Records, STIKMATIK, Artist and Mentor from the UK, and Sandun Nissanka, CEO of Bonfire to speak on the future of South Asian Music.    Q:  South Asian music is created and […]

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September Happenings: Events, Updates, Festivals & More

Check out our top picks for industry events, updates and festivals happening in the month of September.   EVENTS   Summer Sync / Tech Summit The three-day hybrid event will cover all aspects of music licensing and composition with panels, keynotes, and demos. Sync Summit will have a focus on the companies and technologies essential […]

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August Happenings: Events, Updates, Festivals & More

  Check out our top picks for industry events, updates and festivals happening in the month of August:    EVENTS The DJ Expo / DJX (DJX) DJX’s mission is to help harness the influence, innovation, technology, and opportunities for the DJ industry of the future by providing a platform that encourages collaboration on a global […]

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Manage Recoupments for Your Artists

Streamline your label’s advance and recoupment process by managing all components through one centralized platform. Now through your Vydia dashboard, easily manage and track the disbursement, collection and allocation of active recoupments to ensure transparency and accountability amongst you and your artists. This feature also automates the payback workflow, routing royalties directly back to artists […]

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Why You Should White Label Your Music Business

Have you ever thought about starting your own music business but unsure how to get the infrastructure? With Vydia’s White Label solution, you can utilize our end-to-end technology to launch your own label, distribution company and/or publishing arm, while maintaining brand identity.    HOW IT WORKS When you white label your business through Vydia, you […]

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Video Types and Their Corresponding Networks

Ensure your content is delivered to the correct partner with the new Video Type Dropdown feature. This tool prevents users from adding music video rights to networks that do not support their project by providing a descriptive drop down menu that specifies corresponding networks with their video type. Upload several types of content for distribution […]

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How to Collect Royalties on Your Compositions

As a publisher or composer, you want to ensure you are collecting all deserved revenue on your compositions. The Vydia platform allows you to do so, without an audio or video file, making the process simple and convenient.   HOW TO UPLOAD  From your Dashboard, navigate to My Content > Add Content Choose Composition Only […]

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How to Purchase Recommended Services To Amplify Your Release Strategy

Always seeking further ways to help our clients scale, Vydia is now offering Recommended Services; add-ons offered to all Vydia clients including Social Media Banner Designs, Custom Vevo Channels, Video Edits, and much more. Leverage these services, without leaving the Vydia platform, to present a cohesive brand aesthetic, ensure your content meets partner requirements, expedite […]

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Vydia Launches Vetted Partner Directory to Fill the Gap for Independent Labels

Vydia, the leading end-to-end music technology platform, provides new program identifying reputable third party industry providers    LOS ANGELES, USA (February 9, 2022) – In an effort to solve an ongoing industry gap for independent label owners, Vydia has created the Vydia+ Partner Directory– a centralized database of reputable and vetted third-party vendors, available to […]

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How to Deliver Your Content to Audible Magic Destinations

We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with Audible Magic, who provides platforms with a fully integrated solution for music management including licensing, fulfillment, rights administration, and content identification. Included in our distribution partnership are ten new destinations, including JPay, GTL, Keefe and Turnkey, which provide music to incarcerated individuals. This partnership allows us to […]

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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 Smart Links and Custom Links To Boost Fan Engagement

Marketing your music before it goes live will attract a wider audience and create excitement around your anticipated project. With just a click, easily share links with fans so they can pre-save and stream your new releases. Through Vydia’s Dashboard, you can also link your NFTs, and other technologies, directly to your fully branded release […]

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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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