SoundCloud’s Premier Monetization Program is Opening to Hundreds of Thousands of Original Music Creators


SoundCloud, the world’s largest open audio platform, today announced it is expanding its direct monetization program, SoundCloud Premier.

The eligible Australian creators are those who’ve generated 5,000 plays in the past month, own their copyright and are aged over 18.They are promised fast payouts and paid directly on a monthly basis.

Since inception, SoundCloud Premier has empowered creators to grow their careers by combining a leading revenue share with SoundCloud’s tools to instantly share, connect and interact with fans worldwide. With the program’s expansion, SoundCloud offers the power of direct monetization to many times more creators than any other audio service.  Only original content will be accepted, so no bootlegs, mixes or podcasts (yet).

“SoundCloud is the world’s largest open audio platform, with content from more than 20 million creators,” said Kerry Trainor, Chief Executive Officer, SoundCloud. “Expanding SoundCloud Premier’s direct monetization offering from thousands, to hundreds of thousands of eligible creators is an exciting step in our commitment to empowering as many creators as possible to grow their careers first on SoundCloud.”