Do Albums Come Out At Midnight?

What time do new albums come out on Spotify?

New albums are usually available the official day of their release at midnight and one minute (according to the time in each country).17 Mar 2016

Does Apple music release at midnight?

Typically Apple delivers a release at midnight the day of release (sometimes even a bit before). If there’s a traditional release date I’d imagine the midnight rule applies but you just never know.6 Jan 2016

What time does Apple music release albums?

Usually, although not always, major albums are released to Apple music/iTunes at 9pm pacific/midnight eastern. Yet, when Apple announces new products, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch, etc..

What day of the week is best to release music?

Releasing on a Friday gives popular artists the best chance to maximize their chart potential. Billboard tracks sales from Friday to Thursday each week, so a song or album released on a Friday has the advantage of being tracked for all seven days of the weekly cycle.7 May 2018

What time does Spotify update monthly listeners?

This stat updates every day, and appears on both your artist profile on Spotify and right above the timeline graph in the Audience section of Spotify for Artists. 2 important things to clarify about your monthly listeners: They’ve listened within a rolling window of 28 days.

Who is Spotify owned by?

Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek in Helsinki in 2016. Spotify is proud of its independent status. Yes, the $26 billion-valued streaming service is partially owned by a raft of corporate giants, from Tencent (9.2 percent) to Baillie Gifford (9.7), TCV (5.3) and Tiger Global (7.1).28 Aug 2019

Is it better to release singles or EP?

Once you’ve got a short EP up and released your first single, it’s usually best to release another single. After a few singles are released and you have a few songs under your belt, you’ll want to go on to release bigger works. Something that can help establish your name in your genre.

Why do artists release albums on Friday?

The most compelling reason for a Friday release day is because of the Billboard charts. The magazine tracks song and album activity from Friday through Thursday. Releasing on Friday gives you a full week of chart action.5 Jun 2018

How many songs are released a day?

And that number is increasing every single day. According to, a thousand songs are uploaded to Spotify, Apple, Google Music, Napster, Dezzer, and the other streamers every hour. That’s 24,000 songs every day and 1 million tracks every six weeks.12 Jun 2018

What day of the week are singles released?

UPDATE: The shift to Fridays as the music industry’s global release day will begin on July 10th, according to Music Week. Friday will be the new Tuesday beginning this summer, when the worldwide music industry begins putting out new releases on most music buyers’ paydays.26 Feb 2015

What day of the week are books released?


Does Apple music send notifications?

Apple Music sends notifications to your device when top artists that you listen to release new music, new shows that you might enjoy become available, or friends follow your activity. If you don’t want to receive notifications from Apple Music on your device, you can turn them off.26 Mar 2019

How often should I release new music?

You Get Paid More Often. Get paid 8-12 times per year instead of just once or twice. If you are willing to put in the time and effort, releasing singles is a great strategy.18 Feb 2016

What is the best month to release an album?

When is the Best Time of Year to Release an Album or EP?

  • January / February.
  • March.
  • April.
  • In April, spring touring gets underway.
  • May / June.
  • July / August.
  • September & October.
  • Other than giving Labor Day weekend a wide berth, September and October are very strong months to release new music. Gatekeepers tend to be in the office more, and school is starting up.

10 Apr 2019

How do you self release an album?


  1. Write, record, mix then name your songs and album.
  2. Create artwork.
  3. Register songs for royalty payments.
  4. Get album mastered.
  5. Order CDs.
  6. Distribute album to online stores and streaming services.
  7. Sign up for any/all social media accounts.
  8. Tell everyone you know and submit for airplay.

5 Jun 2014