Kosso’s debut album hits No.5 in the Dutch album charts

RouteNote was thrilled to see that one of our incredibly talented artists, Kosso, has flown up the charts with his debut album hitting number 5 this week. We have hundreds of amazing artists that use…

RouteNote’s Ahrix is shooting up the Billboard charts with Nova

Ahrix, one of RouteNote’s favourite artists, is shooting up the electronic charts as his single Nova hits it’s highest place in the charts yet! Ahrix is a 20 year old Dutch producer who has built…

Get a UPC barcode for your CD or digital release and chart with SoundScan and Billboard

RouteNote provides a Free UPC barcode when artists upload their releases into the RouteNote system. Artists can use these UPCs in the SoundScan system. SoundScan reports your sales figures to the Billboard charts.

Can a computer predict chart topping hits against pop flounders?

Professor Armand Leroi believes that pop music is a science and in a new show on BBC sets out to discover whether data can transform popular music. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Leroi gathers a team…

WIN reveal new in-depth report on music charts around the world

A new report from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) have produced the first ever global analysis of music charts with some fascinating results. WIN are an organisation that represents the international music industry in order…

Every track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is in the charts, raising questions of chart legitimacy

Ed Sheeran’s phenomenal Spotify success is raising doubts with some over the integration of streaming data in the official charts, as the UK top 20 currently features all of Sheeran’s new album. Sheeran released his…

Rapper Future one of the only artists ever with a no. 1 and no. 2 album at the same time

Future joins a hall of fame featuring The Beatles, Prince, Guns N’ Roses and more, making history with 2 of his albums taking up the top two spots in the charts. This week Future has…

Ed Sheeran breaks more records, tops 1 billion YouTube views and more with new album ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran returned with his second album last week and the singer/songwriter is already breaking records again as hundreds-of-millions of people listen around the world. After surprise dropping two new singles at the start of…

Ed Sheeran is still smashing Spotify charts with 5 weeks at No. 1

This week now marks the 5th week in a row that Ed Sheeran has topped the Spotify charts with his new single ‘Shape of You’ dominating the service. Ed Sheeran’s return to music sees him…

Pandora streams are now included in Billboard’s music charts

Billboard’s famous Hot 100 music chart is integrating Pandora streams for an even more comprehensive chart of what music is the most popular at the time. Just a week after Billboard implemented streaming figures into all…