How to sell your ringtones online

We can distribute your music to all of the world’s favourite music streaming services and download stores online so that you can reach fans from every corner of the globe – all for free!  Unfortunately…

Apple get EU approval to acquire Shazam

Apple have been eyeing up Shazam since last year hoping to buy the music recognition software and they’ve just been given the ‘okay’ from the EU. Last December, Apple announced plans to acquire Shazam. Purchase…

Apple Music launch top 100 charts around the world

Staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not is going to be easier than ever with Apple’s 116 new chart playlists. Apple Music have launched 116 new playlists which will update daily with the…

Apple Music have finally fixed their album layout

Exploring new artists and listening to your favourites is now way better on Apple Music as their album layouts have been uncluttered at last. Apple Music has long had an issue in how it displays…

Sales statistics for June 2018 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for June 2018 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

75% of music is streamed on services like Spotify and it’s only getting bigger

In the space of a few years CDs have moved to the rear-view mirror and the world is streaming music online, streaming like crazy. Music streaming is the popular way for people to listen to…

WhoSampled now listens to your music to give you it’s ‘DNA’

Music lovers know the joy of finding out crazy facts about your fave tracks or the inspirations that allowed them to happen – WhoSampled’s app takes you deeper than ever with new features. WhoSampled have…

The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

Look out major labels, Apple are moving into music publishing

Apple’s world domination spreads further as reports claim they are looking to get into music publishing through their streaming service Apple Music.  According to people involved in the matter Apple are expanding their spot in…

Can I Give Away My Music for Free on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Other Music Stores?

Currently there is no way to give your music away for Free on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other stores. If you see a song available for free download in iTunes, this is because the…