Can people use my music in their Instagram videos?

Yes they can. Distribute your music through RouteNote, select Facebook as a store, and you’ll get a kickback for every view the video gets. Artists and labels distributing through RouteNote can choose from many of…

Instagram’s Reels launches in 50 countries to take on TikTok

Instagram’s new Reels feature that’s set to take on TikTok in the game of short, fun videos has launched complete with audio, effects, and more to get users creative with videos. Instagram have officially launched…

Snapchat are adding music to Snaps making it a true Instagram and TikTok competitor

The new Snapchat feature allows you to add music before or after snapping, with licenses signed with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group. Snap announced they are working on the feature and have licenses…

Instagram’s TikTok competitor ‘Reels’ launching globally soon

As TikTok continues to face scrutiny around the world, Facebook have well-timed their supposed global launch of Instagram Reels. Instagram Reels is Facebook’s answer to TikTok. Available via a new icon in Instagram, supporting 15-second…

Can I add my music to Instagram for free?

Yes! Get uploading to RouteNote today, and discover all the new places your music can live, including stores, streaming services and social media platforms, free of charge. At RouteNote we help thousands of independent artists…

Artists will soon be able to sell merch on Instagram

Instagram are updating their shopping options so that new creators and businesses will be able to sell through the social media app. Instagram are launching a new set of guidelines which allow a host of…

Share music with special moving art as Spotify Canvas shares come to listeners too

After artists loved being able to share special moving artworks with their music Spotify are bringing the feature to listeners. Spotify’s Canvas brings a new life to certain artist’s tracks with an accompanying moving piece…

Facebook strike a license deal with Indian label Saregama

Indian music label Saregama and Facebook sign a global license deal for use of their music in Facebook and Instagram. The deal was announced by Facebook earlier this week. The license allows Facebook and Instagram…

Instagram to launch monetisation tools for creators next month

Along with other live streaming platforms, Instagram has become a new home for musicians and entertainers in lockdown and they can soon get paid too. Last month Instagram announced that they had plans to help…

Instagram introduce effects that move to the music

Instagram’s new AR Music tool allows designers to get creative and musicians to promote their music in new ways. Instagram are adding tools within their Spark AR app to help designers create filters in Instagram…