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Amapiano added as genre on Beatport

Beatport has added amapiano to its official genre tags.


Previously found under the "Afro House", "Deep House" and "Dance/Electro Pop" tags, the South African house...

Self-releasing your music in 2022: which distributor is right for you?

When starting out in the industry, musicians and producers have what can often seem like an insurmountable number of new skills to learn outside of making music. With seemingly countless distributors offering widely varying features and products, choosing how to get your music on streaming services can be confusing. This guide seeks to demystify one of the most confusing aspects of releasing music

Digital distribution is the process of releasing your music to various digital streaming platforms (DSPs) and services. In the past, distributors would take care of...

Epic Pool Parties flyer

The hosts for the DJ Mag presents Epic Pool Parties at Miami Music Week have been announced.


Marking the first DJ Mag pool party since...

The results for 2020’s Alternative Top 100 DJs 2021, Powered by Beatport, have been announced

Charlotte de Witte has claimed the No.1 spot in this year’s Alternative Top 100 DJs poll, Powered by Beatport. 

The Belgian techno star holds the...

de Witte took the top spot in our annual Alternative Top 100 DJs, powered by Beatport, for the second year running

Charlotte de Witte has claimed the No.1 spot in this year’s Alternative Top 100 DJs poll, Powered by Beatport. 

The Belgian techno star holds the...

The long-running electronic music store unveils its new look

Beatport has launched a new app for iOS as well as a full rebrand of the website and logo. The new app essentially allows LINK...

The comp features music from Boys Noize, Charlotte de Witte, Sasha, Sama Abdulhadi and more

Beatport is now accepting bitcoin as payment on its website from June, and has teamed up with Crypto.com on a new A/V NFT collaboration with...

The merger includes Loopmasters’ other brands Loopcloud and Plugin Boutique

Beatport has acquired sample company Loopmasters, including their umbrella brands Loopcloud and Plugin Boutique. Beatport has been in the producer samples game since Beatport Sounds...

Watch the sets via DJ Mag's Facebook page...

Absolut and Beatport have finalised the line up for #DanceAway2020, this year's biggest online New Year’s Eve showcase - which will be syndicated to DJ...

The results for 2020’s Alternative Top 100 DJs 2020, Powered by Beatport, have been announced

Charlotte de Witte has taken the No.1 spot in this year’s Alternative Top 100 DJs 2020, Powered by Beatport. 

The Belgian techno star shot up...

Using data from Top 100 DJs voters and house/techno Beatport purchases, we present the Alternative Top 100 DJs 2020

The results of the Alternative DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll, powered by Beatport, will be revealed tonight (Sunday 8th November).

The results will be...

Oliver Helden topped the list on BeatStats

BeatStats has compiled data from Beatport sales to reveal the biggest-selling dance artists of the last 12 months.

Collating artists, labels, and track rankings from...

"Tolerance, diversity, and social justice have always been at the core of our global DJ and electronic music community."

Beatport will donate all proceeds taken on Tuesday 2nd June to the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People).

Sharing a statement via...

The digital download and streaming service says there "are many different facets to the genre"

Beatport is expanding its techno categories on the download and streaming site to include more branches of the genre. Now, users will see two different...

Using data from Top 100 DJs voters and house/techno Beatport purchases

Carl Cox has taken the No. 1 spot in the Alternative Top 100 DJs poll for the second year in a row. 

Launched in 2018...

The long-awaited new 'playlist-driven store' is now in beta

Beatport and DJCity's new collaboration Beatsource has now entered public beta. DJCity – a long-running promo service for DJs – and Beatport say the new...

The latest version of the world's most popular DJ software allows users to stream from Beatport

VirtualDJ 2020 – the latest version of the world's most popular DJing software – has added Beatport LINK capability, allowing users to stream the whole...

A-Trak has also joined their Board of Managers

Beatsource – the joint venture between Beatport and DJCity, the multi-genre MP3 record pool website – has announced that A-Trak has joined its Board of...

A new 'yearly storage clean-up' will begin in the coming months... 

Beatport has announced it will remove all tracks released before 2019 that have never sold. 

The first of a new 'yearly storage clean-up procedure' for...

The like-minded companies have joined forces...

Beatport has announced a merger with sample store Loopmasters.

The U.S. music platform, which provides the DJ community access to a vast catalog of high-quality...