To amplify music discovery on TikTok, the platform launches Artist Accounts with a wealth of options and promotional instruments.
TikTok has introduced the Artist Account suite of options on the platform, aiming to “increase discoverability” and unlock extra potential for interplay between artist and fan. Now out there to all artists or musicians who’ve launched music, the Artist Account serves because the store window for followers to study extra about an artist and their inventive course of.
“With the introduction of the Artist Account, we’re proud to additional empower artists by offering them with the instruments they should attain new heights on TikTok,” stated Paul Hourican, World Head of Music Partnerships & Programming at TikTok. “Alongside new options like Add To Music App, we’re seeing how these options can deepen engagement while creating distinctive alternatives for followers to attach with their favourite artists in significant methods, driving music discovery on the platform.”
As soon as artists activate their TikTok Artist Account, they achieve entry to a collection of assets, together with:
- An ‘Artist’ tag beneath your account identify
- New Releases, in a position to be highlighted for followers as much as 14 days earlier than launch and for 30 days thereafter
- A curated Music Tab enabling followers to simply entry and uncover your music, with a ‘By Artist’ function to reinforce visibility by permitting an artist to pin a most popular submit
- Behind the Music, the place artists can share tales and inspirations behind their songs to foster a deeper reference to followers
“Behind the Music has actually helped me join with core followers, and it helps people who perhaps don’t know me as effectively perceive my songs higher too,” shares Cat Burns.
“My songwriting is usually impressed by issues I’ve been by, and I typically submit bits of my writing as and after I’m impressed. Behind the Music helps me tie every little thing collectively and clarify what I used to be pondering and feeling on the time I wrote it.”
“The brand new artist options have helped me to hook up with followers in numerous methods,” Burns continues. “I discover that every of my songs join with individuals in a different way on TikTok, so with the ability to spotlight new releases makes it simpler for me to introduce my newer songs to individuals who have adopted me through the years, or who’ve adopted me after listening to a selected music.”
Cat Burns and artists like her, together with Fred once more.. and RAYE, who have interaction with their followers on TikTok way over different social networks, have loved the Artist Account options since their growth and are proud to share their successes using them.
The discharge is the most recent in TikTok’s larger transfer to bolster its attain into music and different sectors, as authorized restrictions loom in the USA and different nations throughout the globe.