Introducing Trending Competitions

Introducing Trending Competitions

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Well, look no further - Trending Competitions are here!

Starting today, users can earn $AUDIO for the following achievements:

  • 📈 Top 5 Weekly Trending Track
  • 📈 Top 5 Weekly Trending Playlist
  • 🤓 Top 10 Monthly API App
  • ✅ First Verified Account Upload

Here’s what you need to know.

Quick note: Don’t worry, Trending Competitions $AUDIO rewards are not monetization, they’re in addition! Rewards are for behaviors and actions helping the Audius community and future monetization is still subject to the Audius community’s proposal and adoption. Terms & Conditions may apply.

📈 Top 5 Weekly Trending Track

Each Friday 12:00pm Pacific Time, the top 5 trending tracks will each receive an on-chain reward of 100 $AUDIO sent to your Audius wallet.

We’ve updated the Trending page to show a crown next to the top tracks 👑

If you see a crown next to your track, you’re in the running!

📈 Top 5 Weekly Trending Playlist

Introducing a new playlist category - Trending Playlists.

As with Trending Tracks, the top 5 trending playlists as of 12:00pm Pacific Time on Friday afternoon will each receive an on-chain reward of 100 $AUDIO sent to your Audius wallet.

Keep an eye on the crown, and get curating!

*Note - Playlists featuring just one artist will not win the reward. Playlist must be a curated playlist featuring 3 or more artists. Albums / EPs uploaded as a playlist will not count.

🤓 Top 10 Monthly API App 

Driving traffic to Audius behind the scenes?

Starting in May, each month’s top 10 API app providers will each receive an on-chain reward of 500 $AUDIO sent to your Audius wallet.

Be on the lookout for an update on Top Apps in the Audius dashboard to keep track of your rank coming SoonTM.

✅ First Verified Account Upload

Time to put that blue check mark to work!

If your account is verified on Twitter or Instagram, connect your account to Audius to unlock a verified account on Audius as well! 

Simply upload your first track and tag @audiusproject on Twitter and/or @audiusmusic on Instagram and a member of the Audius team will reach out to you to confirm your reward!

How to Claim

If you’re eligible for any of the above rewards, a member of the Audius team will reach out and ask you to verify your phone number either through Twitter, Instagram or email. Once you’re verified, you’ll receive $AUDIO directly into your Audius account! Don’t hear anything from us? Please feel free to DM us and we appreciate your patience :)

Simple as that - use Audius, earn $AUDIO.

These are just some of the many ways to earn $AUDIO, all of which can be found in the new $AUDIO tab.

We’re thrilled to roll out the first of many campaigns and look forward to working alongside the Audius community in adopting future plans for $AUDIO rewards.

Disclaimer: Audius reserves the right to take anti-spam and anti-bot measures. Rewards are distributed at the discretion of the Open Audio Foundation and may be subject to penalties if you are found to be abusing the system. Audius reserves the right to change the amount of rewards being distributed to any campaign or to stop rewarding a given action at any point in time. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for any questions and concerns.

Rewards recipients cannot be located, incorporated or otherwise established in, or a citizen or resident of any state, country or other jurisdiction that is designated by the U.S. Secretary of State as a country supporting international terrorism, or to which U.S. nationals cannot lawfully engage in transactions as designated by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), including Cuba, Crimea region of Ukraine, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Iran and Syria, Venezuela and any reward recipient found on the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals, Blocked Persons List, or any other consolidated prohibited persons list as determined by any applicable governmental authority is not permitted to receive rewards hereunder.  

Consumptive Purposes Only

By participating in the Trending Competition $AUDIO rewards program, you hereby agree and acknowledge that (1) you are not doing so with the intent or expectation of profits from any appreciation in value or otherwise from the $AUDIO, and (2) you are receiving $AUDIO with the sole intention of consuming them within the Audius platform.