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…

Kanye West clashes with Jay-Z’s Tidal backing out of his exclusive deal

Just days after Jay-Z released his first album in 4 years exclusively on Tidal, his good friend Kanye West has clashed with Tidal abandoning their exclusive deal. Jay-Z’s celebrations for his 13th album to go…

Young Thug’s new music video with pissed off director that he didn’t turn up for is an awful success

Thugger’s new music video for ‘Wyclef Jean’ just dropped and the shooting was a mess, so the “pissed off” director made the fuck-ups the actual video. Let me first get started by saying I don’t…

Lono Bristol – Artist of the Week November 9th

Lono Bristol is this weeks RouteNote artist of the week for his great trapĀ songs full of masterful production and smooth, lush vocalsĀ reminiscent of Drake. Lono Bristol caught our eye when he began using RouteNote with…

Vevo’s new feature makes it easy to create GIFs from music videos

Vevo want you to make GIFs from their music videos so they’ve updated their platform that makes it easy to transform 5-second music video clips into GIFs. The internet is full of GIFs, these days…

Germany can now listen to loads more music on YouTube

After years of strict copyright rules YouTube have signed a deal that will allow Germany to access far more of YouTube’s giant selection of music. YouTube have signed a long-awaited deal with GEMA, a German…