Independent artists forecast to earn $2 billion+ this year

As independent artists take back control over music from the big labels they’re on track to make record breaking revenues. Starting with DIY movements in the 70s and 80s, the necessity of major record labels…

Push.FM’s new feature lets you give fans exclusive access to content in exciting new ways

Artists can let fans unlock merch, secret links, exclusive music and more with brand new Content Unlock campaigns on Push.FM. Push.FM has just launched an exciting new feature that connects artists and fans in an…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: I want to see myself when I Google my artist name

When your music is live and you have your social pages up you want new fans and long-time listeners to find you with a simple Google search. The best way to have your music and…

Independent music is the fastest growing part of the industry

Thanks to the freedom of the internet and new platforms the power has shifted from major labels and into the hands of the artists in a new age for the music industry. Punk helped to…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: What audio file formats can I upload?

When you’re uploading your music to RouteNote it’s important that you upload your music in a file format that we accept. Whether you’re releasing your music with us for free or you’re using our Premium…

Independent artists snapshot 2020 – fastest growing part of the music industry

At this year’s Eurosonic, Mark Mulligan spoke on the music industry and especially independent artists’ position in it. MIDiA Research have kindly provided a snapshot of how independent music looks in 2020. 

Indie artists now make up 1/3 of Napster’s most streamed artists

Music streaming is giving independent artists the power to reach the whole world with a global reach that has been reserved for only the biggest artists before. Napster have revealed that their top 100 list…

TikTok has been downloaded 1.5 billion times in 2 years

TikTok has taken the world by storm and in just than two years has been downloaded by almost a quarter of the entire world. TikTok has spread around the world with billions of people making…

Sales statistics for September 2019 now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for September 2019 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

How do I edit my artist profile on Apple Music?

Once your music is live and streaming on Apple Music it’s time to customise your artist profile and get the image you want. At RouteNote we make it free and simple to release your music…