Amazon launch HD music streaming service, RouteNote artists are live now

Amazon have just launched their new music streaming service bringing the sound of crisp HD music to your ears for cheaper than TIDAL.

Amazon Music are taking their sound to the next level with the announcement of Amazon Music HD. For just $5 extra a month than Amazon Music Unlimited with the same 50+ million tracks but in Hi-Def plus millions of Ultra High Definition songs which Amazon describe as better than CD quality.

The new service offers listeners their entire library of on-demand music in FLAC (free lossless audio codec) format. The service is now available for $14.99 / £14.99 a month or at $2 / £2 less a month for Amazon Prime members here: www.amazon.com/music/unlimited/hd

Amazon Music’s Vice President, Steve Boom said: “We spoke with many artists while developing Amazon Music HD, who were excited about the potential for fans to be able to stream their favourite music, and hear it as it was originally recorded.”

Neil Young even weighed in on the new service’s launch, adding: “Earth will be changed forever when Amazon introduces high quality streaming to the masses. This will be the biggest thing to happen in music since the introduction of digital audio 40 years ago.”

Okay Neil, yes it’s pretty cool but I think it’s time for your nap now. You’re getting worked up.

RouteNote artists get their HD music on Amazon Music HD for free

If your music is already uploaded with RouteNote and you selected Amazon for it, well then we have good news. Your music is now live and streaming on Amazon Music HD!

If you didn’t select Amazon when you uploaded your music but you want your music streaming around the world on their new service; simply go to your release(s), select ‘Manage Stores’ and add Amazon. We’ll get it sent over straight away.

Uploading your music for the first time? Hit Amazon in the store selector and you’re good to go.

You can upload your music in FLAC for free with RouteNote so fans listen to your music the way it was intended to be heard on Amazon Music HD.

PUSH.FM – Promote your music on RouteNote’s new artist promotion platform

PUSH.FM is a new artist hub that provides the solution to giving your fans all of your music on every service in one place – and there’s much more to come!

At RouteNote we have prided ourselves on giving artists everywhere the same opportunities as the world’s biggest artists. Making music distribution free and simple means you can be heard the world over on all of the biggest digital services.

We have launched PUSH.FM to take artists on the next step once their music is online on the biggest and best streaming services and digital stores. Launch a hub for all your fans to find your music, create campaigns to take your music even further and drive streams, and boost your audience to stratospheric levels.

How PUSH.FM takes your music further

Sign up as an artist to PUSH.FM and gain real time analytics and in-depth tracking of how your music is connecting with people and who it’s connecting with.

We also provide FanLinks: Create a one-stop shop as a webpage where you can link your music from all the top services in one place. So whether your fans use Spotify or if they use Apple Music, they can come to one place and get listening straight away.

What’s to come!

We have many more exciting things to come with PUSH.FM, this is just the start!

Pre-Saves

Soon we’ll be launching Pre-Saves. This will let you give links to your fans so that they can head to services like Spotify and Pre-Save your music in their library so that as soon as it’s available, they have it.

Download Gateway

Want to offer your fans something special in return for a bit of love? Download gateways let you create a campaign offering a special offer like a free download to a track, in return for liking your Facebook page, subscribing to your channel, and more great options to get people involved.

Create your PUSH.FM account now.

You can now use Stripe to pay for RouteNote Premium

We’ve added Stripe so that when you want to keep 100% of the earnings your music makes, you have a choice for how to pay.

Now you can choose between Stripe and PayPal when you upload your music to pay for Premium distribution. Stripe offers another secure and direct payment option for using RouteNote Premium to get your music on the top services worldwide.

Stripe allows you to pay by card directly from your bank account securely. Stripe is also available in countries where PayPal isn’t so more users will have the option to sign up for RouteNote Premium.

RouteNote Premium allows you to pay a small upfront cost that lets you keep 100% of all your earnings. When you upload your music to all of the top digital stores and streaming services you can keep everything you make from sales and streams with RouteNote Premium.

Get your music online on all of the world’s biggest download stores and streaming services at www.routenote.com now.

RouteNote artist Chingiz to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 Finals

We are very proud to see another artist using RouteNote taking part in Eurovision 2019: Chingiz is the hotly tipped entry for Azerbaijan.

We are proud to say that we’ve helped artists taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest to get their music online worldwide in the past. This year we could be on to a winner with the brilliant producer Chingiz from Azerbaijan in the running for number 1.

With an amazing blend of pop and dance. Chingiz will take his track ‘Truth’ to the Eurovision Song Contest stage this weekend to go up against 25 other acts from around the world.

Chingiz made it through to the finals after ‘Truth’ amassed millions of listens and found international adoration. He was selected along with the other finalists by Contest Producer Christer Björkman, EBU’s executive supervisor and the chairman of the Reference Group who govern the broadcast.

The Grand Final takes place tomorrow, Saturday 18th May, in Tel Aviv and will be streamed live by 41 different broadcasters around the world.