Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images
Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images

Streaming video and TV

Move over Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, rise of Twitch streaming is shaking up the music industry

  • DJs like Kenny Beats, Diplo and Sofi Tukker now post to Twitch multiple times per week to appeal to a wider audience and build up their fan base
  • As thousands of indie artists found themselves stuck at home amid coronavirus lockdowns, many tried out Twitch, and the rewards have been huge

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Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images
Kenny Beats performs onstage at the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Manchester, in the US state of Tennessee. Beats, whose real name is Kenneth Charles Blume III, is a big fan of the Twitch streaming platform. Photo: Getty Images
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