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Meet The Vydia Talent Topping The 2018 Grammy Nominations

In just three short days music lovers around the world will rejoice and tune in to watch the most coveted music award show there is, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. This year’s show will be packed with a variety of A-list celebrities like Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, P!nk, and Bruno Mars who will go head-to-head […]

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How To Network Like A Pro At SXSW 2018 And Other Music Festivals

In early March, tens of thousands of the most influential players in technology, music, and film will head down to Austin, Texas to attend the iconic SXSW 2018 festival. While each attendee might have a different background, many will have the same overall goal– utilizing networking to make meaningful connections and build their businesses. In […]

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A#Keem: Vydia Creator Leverages His ‘Feel Good Music’ To Bring Positive Change To The World

Grenada is home to a Vydia creator who is leveraging his powerful sound to start a movement that is meant to not only shake up the music industry but change the world. A#Keem, just like any other creator, strives to entertain, but what separates him from the rest and makes him special goes deeper than […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Country Creators To Watch: Jon Langston, Kalie Shorr, Lucas Hoge, & Abi Ann

Country music in 2017 was overtaken by a wave of new talent as emerging creators like Luke Combs, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi infiltrated the charts and the airwaves. While there was a surplus of fresh faces and content, the question remains: which new set of stars will keep their momentum and remain on top […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Latin Creators To Watch: Jon Z, MelyMel, Johann Vera, T3R Elemento

2017 was a hot and trending year that brought Latin stars to mainstream music around the globe. Spotify alone saw a 110% increase in Latin music streaming and had 10 Latin songs appear on their Global Top 50 Playlist. Latin music video content also saw a boost in popularity when 6 out of the 10 […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Pop Creators To Watch: Pia Mia, Ella Vos, Alex Angelo, & ABIR

Pop music in 2017 may have been dominated by well-known talents like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Selena Gomez but we see a new trend rising in the new year. Young, hungry, and multi-talented creators are about to break out and define 2018 with their fresh sound and faces. To help you get aquatinted with […]

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Vydia’s 2018 Hip-Hop R&B Creators To Watch: Daniel Caesar, Lil Xan, Saweetie, & FMB DZ

A new year is here so let’s set the soundtrack of 2018 with some of the hottest creators around. Whether you’re into R&B, Hip-hip, Pop, Latin, or a little Country the Vydia team has analyzed the biggest industry trends of 2017 in order to determine which creators will be topping the charts in the coming […]

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Vydia’s Favorite Viral Videos of 2017

With over 1.1 billion hours of videos being watched across YouTube and Facebook every day, 2017 proved to be a historic year for video creators. This past year, the internet was flooded with an abundant amount of video content. In fact, YouTube alone sees over 400 hours of content being uploaded every minute. Through the […]

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How To Get More Followers On Instagram With Stories

Instagram Stories have become one of the hottest trends in social media, crushing its main competitor, Snapchat, with over 300 million daily active users (compared to Snapchat’s 173 million). Its interactive stickers, fun filters, and live broadcasting capabilities continue to keep audiences engaged and coming back for more. In fact, more than half of Instagram […]

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The Rise of Independent Creators: How Jake Miller (and Many More) are Making it Happen Without a Label

Chart-topping creators like Chance the Rapper, Daddy Yankee, and Austin Mahone along with creators with cult-followings like Jake Miller, Kat Graham, and Elizabeth Lyons are proving that independence is a strategic business move. The allure of belonging to a record label is losing its appeal as creators have started to prioritize control over their content. […]

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Vydia Stories: Meet the Genre Defying Duo: Matty Carter + Ariel

There is an air of mystery surrounding the dynamic musical pair, Matty Carter + Ariel whose anonymity and hard-hitting content continue to spark interest in the music industry. Their striking sound defies genres, creating something entirely new (self-proclaimed as “Rock Death Pop”) that has landed them performances at SXSW and Warped Tour. The group also […]

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Helpful Hacks To Help Your Videos Go Viral

Ever wonder why certain videos go viral? Chewbacca Mom was able to generate over 78 million views in just three days, however, creating the next video to take over the internet will take a lot more than charm and a Chewbacca mask. Since the web is so oversaturated with video content, it is more challenging than […]

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Jon Langston: Football Player Turned Rising Star Taking Country Music By Storm

From a Division 1 collegiate athlete to a rising country star, Jon Langston hung up his football cleats to boldly pursue his passion for country music. While growing up, Langston always had a love for music and songwriting, however, it remained only a hobby because most of his time and energy went to football. In […]

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How To Create Advertiser-Friendly Content

Video platforms like YouTube and Facebook have to cater to a variety of audiences including video creators, viewers, and advertisers. In order to maintain a balanced ecosystem that aligns everyone’s interests, these platforms have set up specific content guidelines. Advertisers will only place their content on or alongside videos that feel safe for them, so […]

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The End of Autoplay: Compel Viewers to Click Start

The end of autoplay is near which may have a negative impact on your viewer count unless proper steps are taken. Major technology companies like Apple and Google have already implemented plans to remove this feature from mobile devices, and are now shifting gears to execute a similar strategy on their desktop browsers. To help […]

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Avoid Viewer Drop Off: Why Video Length Matters

Video length can be the difference between 1,000 views and 100,000 views. You may have created high quality and interesting content, but if your video is too long, viewers might bounce before even pressing play. Attention spans vary from platform to platform, so specific social media outlet and type of video you are creating will […]

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Decoding the Facebook Algorithm: Get Your Content To The Top Of The Feed

Facebook is overflowing with content. In fact, according to Adweek, every minute on Facebook there are ‘300 new profiles being created, 293,00 statuses that are updated, 510,000 comments are posted and 136,000 photos are uploaded.’ With all of this content being produced, how are you going to make your video stand out? While Facebook has […]

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Vydia’s Top Five Videos To Get You Ready For Halloween

Halloween is finally here which means it’s officially time for ghouls, ghosts, and great music videos! While you may be putting the final touches on your costume, the Vydia team picked out everyone’s favorite Halloween-themed music videos for your next spooky event. Whether you’re into dancing zombies, blood-thirsty vampires, ferocious werewolves, or Rihanna gone mad; […]

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The Evolution of Augmented Reality

No one could have imagined that they would have the ability to step inside and interact with their favorite music video, like A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’. However, recent advancements in augmented reality technology has opened this opportunity up to the mainstream. Far from being a modern idea, AR has actually been a work in progress […]

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