Music streaming streaming royalty rates for artists 2018

As an independent artist you want your music to get out there and for the world to hear it. But the next step once it’s live online is getting paid for it, how much exactly…

First music licensing reform in 20 years passed by senate

The US Senate have passed the contested Music Modernization Act signalling the first changes in music licensing laws for 20 years. The long-discussed and at times contentious Music Modernization Act has finally been passed by…

American’s listen to 2+ hours of music every day

We’re living in a time of unlimited and unrestricted music access, and with a world of music at our fingertips people are listening more than ever. The internet and music streaming services have revolutionised how…

Amazon Music gets exclusives from Al Green + others in new series

Amazon Music are getting into exclusives with a new series working with independent labels to create music just for Amazon. Exclusives on music streaming services are a contested issue. In 2016 and 2017 services, like…

Listening to music makes you better at work

It’s been proven, listening to music whilst you work makes you more productive and better at working. At least that’s people who work with music are saying. Do you love listening to music at work?…

Spotify launch in Middle East and North Africa in November

Spotify will be taking it’s world-leading music streaming service to 2 massive new territories this November, according to new reports. Spotify will be launching in two new big territories, the Middle East and North Africa,…

Pandora’s ‘The Drop’ presents you new music every day

People love discovering new music when they’re streaming and Pandora’s latest playlist will be dropping fresh cuts just for you every single day. Pandora have just revealed a new daily playlist for Premium listeners. ‘The…

Spotify and Nielsen team up to reach audiences

Spotify want to help advertisers understand their audiences and reach them better through their services with the help of Nielsen. Last week Spotify announced that they were expanding their partnership with research company Nielsen. Their…

Sales statistics for July 2018 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for July 2018 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

The state of music streaming in 2018

2018 has been the biggest year for music streaming yet as people all around the world sign up for limitless listening. Midia have released their report for the music streaming industry in the first half…