AUDIO is the native token of the Audius platform, which is a decentralized music streaming and distribution platform. Audius aims to empower musicians and music lovers by allowing artists to upload and monetize their content directly, removing intermediaries from the music industry. AUDIO tokens serve multiple purposes within the Audius ecosystem. Artists can use AUDIO to boost the discoverability of their tracks, while listeners can reward their favorite artists directly using the token. In addition, AUDIO tokens provide governance rights, enabling token holders to participate in decision-making processes regarding the platform's development and direction. Audius has gained popularity due to its unique value proposition, which combines blockchain technology with a user-friendly music streaming experience and empowers artists to have more control over their work and earnings.