Aspiring singers and artist wannabes have infiltrated the worldwide web through the years. Various online platforms have provided them with a quick, easy, and relatively free or cheap way to share their talents. The musical aspirants either do their own versions of hit songs or perform their original compositions. The advancements in technology have made it possible to easily upload a recorded audio or video. Because the online music sharing scene is overcrowded, internet singing sensations pop up almost every day. These online sensations get their 15 minutes of fame when their published materials go viral. With the millions of musical aspirants the world over, how is it possible for an artist to stand out and make his voice heard? For one, aspiring musicians turn to a purely musical platform like SoundCloud.
Established in 2007 in Berlin, Germany, Soundcloud is a world-renowned online audio sharing platform. It has more than 175 million active and unique users.