News: Facebook Will Soon Let Artists Charge For Live Streaming

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The past month has changed the whole music landscape as artists’ have to connect more with their fans through social media due to the cancellation of live shows across the world.

We’ve seen Hip Hop artists like Tory Lanez being joined by a number musicians on his live stream from Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, and Swae Lee, attracting over 200,000 people to the platform. We’ve even seen young emerging UK artist, Swarmz attracting over 100,000 people to view his live stream on Instagram where he invites a plethora of entertainers.

With the increase use to Facebook and Instagram’s live streaming system, Facebook Facebook have confirmed it will overhaul Facebook Live, allowing artists to charge fans for access.

It makes sense, it wasnt going to be long before this was going to be introduced, Facebook are yet to to reveal details change

Find out more HERE.

 

Author: Kofi Yeboah

I'm a Music & Culture Journalist, and DJ from London. I worked in radio, events promotions, and content production. .

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