The label behind BTS look to raise billions of dollars in an IPO

South Korean mega-label Big Hit Entertainment are moving to an IPO with potential valuations of up to $5 billion for the BTS birthing company. If you don’t know BTS then welcome out from the rock…

Watch BTS join James Corden for Carpool Karaoke (video)

South Korea’s biggest hit-makers right now joined the Late Late Show host for a cruise around New York with some sing-a-longs. BTS are one of the biggest acts in the world at the moment. The…

Spotify look to launch in South Korea this year

Melon, Bugs!, and YG are going to have their eyes keenly on Spotify as it looks like they may finally launch in South Korea in 2020. South Korea has become one of the hottest places…

How to distribute music on Bugs!

Share your music with new audiences on Korea’s largest music store, Bugs! South Korea boasted 8.5 million subscribers last year. If you fancy a piece of this continually growing market, we can help get your…

South Korea are in their music renaissance

Since Psy exploded onto the earth with Gangnam Style South Korean music has had a global stage and it’s artists and listeners alike are blooming. It was found recently that 1 in 5 people in…

The new home of K-Pop is on Tumblr

K-Pop is taking the world by storm and Tumblr want to be on the frontline to keep you up with all the latest in Korea’s music culture. South Korea’s music has spread across the globe…

Get your music on Korea’s largest music store for free

We are thrilled to announce our latest partnership with Korean music store Bugs, the largest music store in Korea. It’s been a pretty special week for us at RouteNote as we’ve just announced our 22nd…

South Korea’s booming music industry invests in Gushcloud startup

South Korea’s pop culture tidal wave that’s engulfing anyone who steps near to it is investing $3 million into Asian influencers Gushcloud. As part of strategic investment by the Korean record label YG Entertainment have…

RouteNote partners with South Korea’s MelOn music store

RouteNote are thrilled to announce a new partnership with MelOn, bringing our global roster of talented artists to South Korea. MelOn is a South Korean music store that has been running since 2004 and owned…

Apple Music lands in Korea for unlimited music streaming

Apple have launched their 1 year old streaming service Apple Music in South Korea just 2 days after releasing it in Israel. Apple’s music streaming service surpassed it’s one year anniversary last month and has seen…