Paid Music Subscribers Growing Fast – Spotify Still The Leader

Paid music subscriptions increased by 32 percent in 2019 to reach 358 million. Spotify at 35% market share Apple Music 19% Amazon 15% Tencent 11% YouTube Music 6% Remainder 14% Source: Counterpoint Research

Amazon’s AI musical keyboard is now $99

Late last year Amazon dropped the jaws of a fair few people with a brand new MIDI keyboard which is powered by AI to create music with you. The Deep Composer looks very much like…

CD Baby vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

Huawei gets the approval of all 3 major labels for Spotify rivalling music app

Huawei Music has launched in Europe to take on the plethora of music streaming services with over 50 million tracks. Chinese phone, tech and software developers Huawei have launched a brand new music streaming service…

Amazon Music debuts new Ol’ Dirty Bastard documentary

To mark 25 years since Ol’ Dirty Bastard released Return to the 36 Chambers, Amazon have released a new documentary on the iconic rapper and his band. Ol’ Dirty Bastard and the Legacy of ‘Return…

Can I release charity music through RouteNote?

Yes, your charity releases can be distributed to all stores through RouteNote. A couple of notes to point out for all releases with RouteNote that are worth considering for potential charity albums. Your release cannot…

Amuse vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

While like RouteNote, Amuse offer free music distribution, many of the features we offer for free are behind their paid Pro model. Amuse Music Distribution offer features designed for independent artists much like RouteNote. On…

Audible are making audiobooks free to keep self-isolators entertained

With so many people around the world locking down, working from home and self-isolating Amazon are offering up free audiobooks to everyone. The Coronavirus pandemic has seen shut downs across the world and the US…

The perfect distributor for record labels

RouteNote is used by hundreds of thousands of independent artists worldwide to get their music online, but RouteNote can also be the perfect companion for any record label starting out. Our mission with RouteNote is…

How to distribute your beats

There are many platforms online that can help with advertising and selling licenses to your beats for other artists to use in there music. You can also benefit from distributing your beats to stores through…