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…

YouTube adds concert tickets to artist videos in UK & Ireland

Finding your favourite artists’ upcoming concerts around you will be simple when you’re listening to them on YouTube. YouTube have added gig listing to videos on Official Artist Channels in the UK and Ireland. YouTube…

Happy Birthday RouteNote Sessions! Our live sessions turn 1 year old

It seems like just yesterday we were posting our very first live session and now 52 artists later, we’ve made it a year. It’s been an incredible first year for the sessions. We’ve had many…

YouTube Music adds easy switching between audio and music videos

With straight-up music streaming or music videos both on offer, YouTube Music has you covered however you want to listen. YouTube Music brings the video sites endless music content into one, official place for streaming…

YouTube are remastering hundreds of iconic music videos

YouTube have teamed up with Universal Music Group to “change the way you see music” for hundreds of videos. Since the first piece of music got an accompanying video a cultural phenomenon has spread across…

Japan’s Line Music gets a free tier, music videos and more this year

It’s going to be a massive year for Line Music as they launch a new freemium tier and bring music videos to their popular service. Japanese music streaming service Line Music are celebrating their fourth…

Go from screen to stage with gig tickets on YouTube

Watching music videos on YouTube can often result in wishing you were seeing them live right now, and with Eventbrite on YouTube you can secure a gig right under the video. YouTube have teamed up…

Vevo nearing profit as revenues boom with 50% rise in views

Vevo look to make a profit in 2018 as their platform grows and they look to re-negotiate their deals with YouTube. The music video platform owned by major labels, primarily Universal Music Group, looks like…

Musical.ly have integrated Apple Music’s 40m full tracks into their app

Musical.ly have revealed a partnership with Apple that will see their music streaming service stream full songs into the “music social network”. Musical.ly, the massively popular app that lets it’s users create their own music…

Struggling music video service Vadio dies, taking $12 million with it

Promising music video monetization startup Vadio have lost the wind in their sails, crashed and died with millions in funding lost down the drain. Portland-based startup Vadio have had to give up after four years…