China’s massive Tencent are looking at a 50% stake in major label Universal

One of the world’s biggest music labels is being eyed up by Chinese conglomerate for a potentially massive stake acquisition. Tencent, the massive Chinese company responsible for much of the biggest music tech happenings in…

Music distribution for Indian record labels

Starting a record label is easy with RouteNote as we make it simple to upload your artists for free to all the top streaming services and music stores around the world. We can send your…

Gangnam Style singer PSY has launched his own label

PSY is going independent with the launch of his own entertainment company. PSY has been an international name in pop music since 2012 thanks to his viral, record-breaking track Gangnam Style. The track smashed the…

Do I Need To Start a Record Label to Distribute My Music

A few distribution companies out there claim that you need a record label to get your music online. This IS NOT the case! Any artist can now distribute their music to the world’s largest online…

How to get my music on Google Play Music for free

Google have both a music streaming service like Spotify and a download store like iTunes. Getting your music on both is easy and completely free when you upload your music to RouteNote. At RouteNote we…

YouTube is where 16-44 year old’s discover music around the world

The internet has transformed how we find and listen to music and a new report shows that YouTube is the place to go when it comes to finding your new favourite artists. A new report…

Artists now credited on over half a billion YouTube videos

YouTube have added musical credits for over 500 million videos giving artists and writers their deserved acknowledgement in the millions of videos they are used. YouTube have added a new section to the descriptions of…

YouTube to pay more for music after deal with major labels

The 3 major labels have all now created new deals with YouTube that will provide better payouts for music in the wake of YouTube’s new music service. Earlier this month sources revealed that Warner Music…

YouTube are launching a music subscription service next year

At last! It looks like YouTube want to rectify their damaged relationship with the music industry with a new paid service for music. YouTube have long been criticised for their extremely low payouts on music…

Brace yourselves: Universal Music Group are discussing an IPO

Universal Music Group are the world’s biggest record label making millions every day, and they might open their shares up to the public. After piracy began killing the music industry in the 2000’s, music streaming…