TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin has over 400m daily users

TikTok has become massive all over the globe and in China it’s sister app is growing like nothing else with nearly half a million active users daily. TikTok is everywhere. It’s creating viral hits out…

Wireless earbuds overtook headphones and earphones in sales by miles in 2019

TWS devices like Apple’s Airpods took the market by storm last year as their potential expands looking forward.  A new report from Canalys looking at the last year in audio devices found TWS audio to…

Music streaming broke 100 billion streams in the UK in 2019!

Music streaming is a booming industry and it’s only getting bigger every single year with 3000% more streams last year than in 2012. Figures released by music industry body BPI show that for the first…

All of Spotify for Artists’ new features and updates from 2019

Spotify’s artist data and analytics platform is an amazing resource to track fans and streaming performance. It expanded a lot in 2019. Spotify for Artists is the name of music streaming giant Spotify’s platform tailored…

The RouteNote Team’s Songs of the Year 2019

Another year of fantastic music has flown by and through it thousands of songs have reverberated through the RouteNote office.  To mark the end of a year, and a decade, we’ve come together to share…

Spotify reveal the biggest songs, artists, and playlists of the decade

2019 is coming to a close and it’s not just the end of a year but the last decade and they’re wrapping up the music that has had the biggest impact. It’s been a major…

Artists get your year on Spotify Wrapped up

The end of the year is fast approaching and that means it’s time to take a look back at 2019 and what your music has been doing. Spotify for Artists have launched their 2019 Wrapped…

How many people are subscribed to each music streaming service? The figures revealed

There are over 300 million music subscribers around the world. How are those numbers split between all of the music services around the world? Midia Research have released their latest data showing the incredible position…

Get your year in music on Spotify Wrapped 2019

Spotify Wrapped is back to take a look at your personal year in music and as 2020 approaches they’re revisiting a whole decade of music streaming. Spotify listeners are having their tastes wrapped up as…

The songs that defined Summer 2019

Summer 2019 may be over already but Spotify are keeping the sunny times alive with the most popular songs lining people’s playlists this year. We can’t believe it either. Summer has been and gone already….