Get Paid For Your Live Streams With Twitch

We know COVID-19 has been especially hard on musicians who were scheduled to play live shows over the next few months. To help you keep your career on track, we’re partnering with Twitch so that all Repost by SoundCloud creators can start earning money from their Twitch streams by fast-tracking Affiliate status. Now, wherever you’re social distancing, you can still connect to millions of fans IRL and get paid for your work. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Set up your Twitch account: If you don’t have a Twitch account already, you can sign up for an account at (We suggest using your SoundCloud handle so your brand is consistent across channels.)
  2. Let us know you’re interested: Once your account is created, submit your Twitch account by filling out this form with your information. If accepted, Twitch will fast-track your channel to Affiliate status, letting you earn revenue from your streams within a few days.

Any questions? Check out our blog post on SoundCloud to learn more about our partnership with Twitch and how to get set up.

Writer: Jeff Ponchick
Category: Announcements
Date: March 20, 2020