YouTube Music has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting African creative voices by providing financial grants, capacity development training and advisory to two organisations that nurture African creative talent and export it.
12 Jun 2021
YouTube Music is deepening investments in Black communities by opening applications to the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022, aimed at enabling Black artistes to commercialise their work. Grant applications for the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022 will open on 21 June 2021. Eligibility has been expanded to include songwriters and producers, allowing Black…
12 May 2021
Sho Majozi, Fireboy DML and Sauti Sol are some of the stars that will serenade music lovers with live performances as YouTube Music released a schedule of performances and music-industry related events in celebration of Africa month.
14 Mar 2020
To further promote Nigerian music to reach more audiences, the American video-sharing platform, YouTube has announced the launch of YouTube Music and YouTube Premium in Nigeria. This announcement is coming as the Nigerian music continue to enjoy global attention despite having less than 50 per cent of its view on the platform from Nigeria. At…