Think your Metadata’s unimportant? Think again

In this digital age of music some things are crucial to making it as an artist and as Spotify say, Metadata is the gluten holding your bread together. If you’ve ever used us to get…

Spotify now show credits for songwriters on each track

Songwriters are getting the credit they deserve when listeners stream their songs as Spotify will now show the songwriter credits for all tracks. The modern music industry can be rife with a lack of credit…

How to pass RouteNote moderation and get your music on stores

At RouteNote our service is open to everyone from the bedroom guitarist to worldwide DJs, we want everyone to have the chance to get their music online for sale and streaming. Uploading your music through…

Song lyrics now in Apple Music, here’s how to prepare your tracks for lyrics

Apple launched song lyrics on Apple Music with iOS 10 and now to make sure they can obtain the licenses Apple have a guide to preparing your music for lyrics licenses. With the release of…

After their purchase by Nielsen, Gracenote combines all their databases

Following the recent purchase of Gracenote by analytics company Nielsen, Gracenote are unifying all their music, video and sports data into a single database. Metadata aggregator Gracenote are aiming to become the one-stop data provider…

Nielsen have fully acquired Gracenote

Analytics company Nielsen revealed this week that they had completed their acquisition of metadata service Gracenote. Nielsen have confirmed that they have completed Gracenote acquisition giving them access to the entertainment metadata provider’s data and…

Groove Music just got a load of new features including Metadata editing

Microsoft’s music streaming service Groove Music is getting a bunch of new features less than a week after they release the Windows 10 anniversary update. Microsoft have been regularly updating and improving Groove since rebranding it…

Can the metadata for my release be in more than one language?

Yes it can. However when initially uploading your release you should put all your meta-data in one language. It is then recommended that you contact a member of RouteNote with the alternate Meta-data via email…