Facebook just signed a deal with ICE, licensing millions of tracks

As Facebook move into music legitimacy they are signing deals across the board to protect copyrights, now adding ICE to their friends. Following the past year’s controversy over music copyrights on Facebook the social media…

Outertone’s Uplink featured on Spotify’s ‘mint’ playlist

We were chuffed when we saw the fantastic electronic duo Uplink, signed to our Outertone label, in one of Spotify’s hottest playlists. Uplink, made up of two best friends and talented producers Phil and Nik, have…

How to get a verified artist profile on Spotify with a blue tick

A blue tick will show fans that your artist profile is the official page for your music on Spotify, here’s how to get verified. To get the blue tick and show listeners that you’re the…

How to join RouteNote’s YouTube Network and get paid for your videos

We run a great YouTube Network that helps creators get paid and monitor their performance, here’s how you can sign up. Joining our YouTube Network helps you to earn money, gives you access to loads…

Radio success story Propeller label expands into Germany

UK based label Propeller Recordings with the help of their top artists have spread across European Radio to find success. With their newfound popularity Propeller are expanding to Germany with a new office. Headed up…

Live Nation just bought the majority stake in Isle of Wight Festival

Massive live entertainment company Live Nation have just bought a majority stake in the iconic Isle of Wight Festival. Live Nation will work with Isle of Wight festival’s leaders John Giddings and Solo Music Agency…

SESAC’s purchase could’ve cost Blackstone a giant $1 billion

2017 kicked off with a monumental purchase of music rights organisation SESAC by Blackstone equity firm in a deal said to be valued up to $1 billion. Last week private equity firm Rizvi Traverse Management arranged…

SoundCloud hire their first ever CFO, Holly Lim

SoundCloud have hired Holly Lim as their first CFO to help “establish a long term view [to] maintain SoundCloud’s financial health and capitalize on new opportunities”. Holly Lim takes on the role as SoundCloud’s first ever chief…

Artist Growth launch new apps and design for independent music management platform

Artist Growth have launched their own iOS and Android apps alongside a new design for helping indie artists manage their careers. Artist Growth is a cloud-based platform that allows independent artists to manage their data as an artist…

Ex-Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter joins Spotify for artist relationships

Troy Carter, ex-manager for major artists like Lady Gaga, John Legend, Charlie Puth, and others, is moving to Spotify to head up their relationships with artists. As the world’s leading music streaming service you would…