The world’s most popular music video isn’t eligible for the VMAs

Despacito became the most viewed video of all time on YouTube this month but now MTV are saying it can’t win a VMA award. The video to Luis Fonsi’s Despacito took over both Gangnam Style…

Set up your concerts on Spotify to reach out to fans

Promote your gigs on Spotify and send personal messages to all of your fans to make sure that all of your followers have a chance to see your shows. Playing shows can be the best part…

This Fusion guitar has an iPhone dock, amp, speakers built-in

Every month it seems there’s more outlandish piece of music tech released, this guitar with an iPhone dock and built-in amp/speakers might take the biscuit. The Fusion Guitar was born from the need for a…

Spotify will now recommend you music in Facebook Messenger

Looking for some music to play with your friends? Spotify will give you suggestions within your messenger chats now. Facebook have just added a Spotify bot powered by their AI ‘M’ that will feature recommendations…

Basically half of all Swedes and Norwegian’s pay for music streaming

48% of people in Sweden and Norway have paid music streaming services like Spotify, with Nord’s in general loving streaming music. YouGov have discovered some really interesting facts about the popularity of music streaming in…

40 years on from his death and Elvis Presley is a streaming star

Spotify are celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s biggest deaths – Elvis Presley. Tomorrow, August 16th, marks 40 years since the death of Elvis Presley. The Hound Dog star’s life and…

RouteNote sales statistics for June 2017 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for May 2017 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

Synthology’s amazing synths for Ableton took a year to make

Undrgrnd Sounds have released 12 months worth of sound development in Synthology, an Ableton pack not to be missed. Synthology is the result of a years hard work in a collaboration between Undrgrnd Sounds and…

Warner Music Group (WMG) have already made $2.7 billion this year, thanks streaming

Warner Music was sold for $2.6 billion in 2004, and now roughly ten years later WMG have made more than that in 7 months. So if you haven’t noticed music streaming is massive, so massive in…

Adele reportedly investing in virtual reality music startup MelodyVR

A new report suggests that global superstar Adele is investing in a virtual reality company for music. According to a report by the Evening Standard, singer Adele has invested some of her giant fortune into…