Founded in 2008, Jamendo has grown rapidly since then, crossing the 10,000 album threshold in 2008. Its popularity has continued to grow, and today it is one of the most popular independent music platforms in the world with over 700,000 tracks and a community of over 45,000 DIY artists. The website has also created a distinct identity as a platform for artists to share their work. There are two main ways to use the site: to upload your own tracks or search for tracks already available on the site.
Users can rate and review music on Jamendo by staring their favorite artists, albums, and reviews. They can also un-star artists by clicking their hearts. The process is completely anonymous, and all comments are displayed in plain text. While this option is useful for identifying the most popular artists, it is not necessary to do so. You can also star albums, playlists, or reviews. However, do not forget to rate songs to help other users.
Depending on your needs, Jamendo can be customized to suit your needs. For example, if you’re looking for music for your film, you can use the Catalog to find low-cost music licenses. In-Store will provide background music solutions for commercial spaces. Both options will allow you to create your own playlists and use your music for commercial purposes. The company aims to pay back Vivendi and other music industry companies by offering an extensive catalog.