Instagram Music Now Available In Jamaica, Licensed Music Can Now Be Added To Instagram Stories

Instagram Music Not Working: How To Fix Instagram Music Sticker Missing  Songs IssueInstagram Music is now available to persons in Jamaica.

Since it was first launched in 2018, Instagram’s music feature was not available to people in Jamaica due to music licensing restrictions.  On content from around the world, where the feature was switched on, users from the island were, instead, shown muted stories or videos.

Instagram Music Now Available In Jamaica – DancehallMagNow, it appears that the feature has been released to Instagram users in Jamaica on Wednesday (December 8). This means that persons wishing to post images and videos using licensed music can select the “music” option from “stickers” in their Instagram stories.

The Meta-owned Instagram licenses music from record labels or rights holders for use in the regions that are agreed upon by the licenser.

The platform is one of the most popularly used in Jamaica with 590,000 monthly Instagram users in 2019, according to Statista.

Video Trending: Jamaica's Demarco Falls On Stage When Daggering Dangerously  - AfricaCelebrities.ComIn January, Forbes reported that Facebook, now Meta which owns Instagram, began enabling artists to charge for live streams.  This was in response to Twitch and Bandcamp’s fan tipping feature. Bandcamp has facilitated over $653 million in direct fan payments to artists, according to Forbes.

Other streaming services yet to enter Jamaica include Pandora, where Bob Marley, Sean Paul, and Shaggy are among the most played reggae artists on the platform.

Persons on Twitter have are already reacting to Instagram music in Jamaica with tweets and memes

Source: Instagram Music Now Available In Jamaica – DancehallMag

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