Who made and owns TikTok?

With 1.5 billion users, this makes TikTok the most popular social media app in the world right now, but who owns the short form video sharing app and is your personal information on the app…

Cringe along to this newly surfaced Apple company music video

Tongue-in-cheek videos are great fun to make but, as this uncovered Apple video proves, are horrific from the outside looking in. An archive of Apple content has been collected online including old training videos, adverts,…

Facebook are looking to license music videos, encroaching on YouTube reports say

Facebook might look to add music videos to their social media platform, making them a much bigger threat to other video sites. Facebook video has been a threat to YouTube since it launched however the…

PewDiePie concedes the #1 spot on YouTube with a T-Series diss track

After months of feuding PewDiePie has accepted he is no longer the most popular channel on YouTube but he’s going out with a bang. PewDiePie has famously been the most subscribed to channel on YouTube…

Making a music video on a budget

Since MTV broke in the 80’s music videos have become a massive part of artist’s careers. Being on a budget shouldn’t stop you making a great video. First off you want to think about the…

Can I Use RouteNote to Distribute Music Videos?

No. RouteNote only distributes albums and singles. However, we do help artists and independent labels monetize their music in the YouTube Content ID system and also help them monetize their YouTube channels through our YouTube…

Despacito hit’s 1 billion streams on Spotify, world-first for Spanish music

Despacito has broken records by becoming the first Spanish language song to pass 1 billion total streams on Spotify. As if Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s hit song Despacito couldn’t get any bigger, it just…

Spotify are trying out videos that replace artwork

What’s the future of artwork in a world of digital music? Spotify reckons it could be looping GIFs. In the past few days some people have noticed that certain songs on Spotify had a different…

Every winner at the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, Kendrick Lamar dominates

This year’s MTV VMAs had the poorest viewership in history but it was still a grand event, dominated by hip-hop king Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick Lamar took home the most awards at this year’s VMAs following…

MTV award nominations announced, and making awards gender-neutral

MTV have announced their music video and film award nominations and have combined categories to neutralise gendered awards. MTV’s infamous award ceremony have revealed who’s up for awards in the 2017 show. In addition they…