Check out our curated list of the best platforms to share your music in 2022.
Sharing your music on as many platforms as possible guarantees the highest reach to your listeners.
The best way to share your music is by using a music distribution service. A music distribution service will help you promote your music and get it on all the major streaming platforms. For a list of our favourite distribution services check out our 'Best Music Distribution Platforms' here.
If you are on a budget and want to manually share your music online, it is also good to be aware of all the possible platforms that are out there as each may or may not be suited to your type of music or how you would like you music to be heard.
Bandcamp is a great platform for independent musicians to sell their music and connect with fans. It offers a simple and easy to use interface that makes it perfect for those just starting out. Bandcamp also has a huge community of users who can offer feedback and support.
– Easy to use interface
– Huge community of users
– Can sell music and connect with fans
– Some features are only available to paid users
SoundCloud offers more features and options for its users than other platforms. For example, SoundCloud allows users to "like" and "repost" tracks, as well as comment on them. These features make SoundCloud a more interactive and engaging platform for its users.
- Popular site with a lot of users
- Can find new music
- Can connect with other fans
- Paid subscription gives you more features and higher quality audio
Spotify is a popular streaming service that offers millions of songs to listen to. It’s perfect for finding new music and discovering new artists. Spotify also has a paid subscription that gives you more features and higher quality audio.
- Huge selection of songs
- Great artist portal
- Uses canvas videos
- Very popular
- No way to download music as files
Pandora is a streaming service that creates custom radio stations based on your musical preferences. It’s a great way to discover new music. Pandora also has a paid subscription that removes ads and gives you more features.
- Users custom radio stations based on your musical preferences
- A limited selection of songs
- Can’t download music
5. Apple music
Apple music is obviously an important platform for users of Apple products. It has an upcoming motion video options for music players that will be similar to Spotify's Canvas feature.
- It has a lot of users
- Can be downloaded on many devices
- The interface is user-friendly
- It has a lot of features
- You need an Apple device to use it