How to Monetize My Music on Facebook for Free (and Instagram and Oculus)

Facebook has been signing a lot of music deals recently with labels, publishers and other rights organisations. If you’re an independent artist or label, RouteNote has got you covered for all three platforms (Facebook, Instagram…

Facebook sign licensing deals with major rights-holders Kobalt, GMR, and SESAC

Facebook are fixing their issues with music copyrights one step at a time and some big new licensing deals mark a big step. Facebook have faced criticism for the rife infringement of music copyrights on…

Facebook going legal for music with Sony/ATV deal following Universal

Facebook have signed a new deal with Sony/ATV that brings them closer to a working music copyright system. Sony/ATV have signed a licensing agreement with Facebook following Universal signing a multi-year deal with the social…

Facebook finally licensing music with Universal Music deal

Facebook have finalised a licensing agreement with Universal Music meaning that they might be fixing the rife copyright infringements on Facebook Videos. The deal with Universal will see music licensed in a multi-year deal on…

How to get your music heard online for independent artists

These days you can put your music online for millions, perhaps billions, to hear it – eliminating the need for big money-grabbing record labels. But with such a giant potential audience how do you get…

Celebrate everything guitar this Friday for the 1st World Guitar Day

This Friday, 6th October 2017, will mark the very first World Guitar Day, an online celebration of everything guitar and guitar related. World Guitar Day will debut with a host of exclusive interviews, live Q&A’s,…

Facebook offering hundreds of millions of dollars to license music

Facebook are still working out how to license music on their social media platform, so now they’re offering millions-and-millions of dollars to rights-holders. Since introducing videos on Facebook years ago they have notoriously been rife with unlicensed…

Spotify will now recommend you music in Facebook Messenger

Looking for some music to play with your friends? Spotify will give you suggestions within your messenger chats now. Facebook have just added a Spotify bot powered by their AI ‘M’ that will feature recommendations…

Facebook’s new video platform launches with 30+ shows

Facebook have finally made good on their word and launched a brand new video platform for original shows and videos – Facebook Watch. Facebook have unveiled ‘Watch’ a new video platform that is sure to…

It looks like Facebook are finally sorting out music copyright in their videos

Facebook and videos are a bad mix for copyright, but it seems like they might at least be sorting out music copyright issues. Since introducing videos to Facebook the platform has received a lot of…