Tencent now own 10% of Universal Music Group following a drawn-out deal

Chinese conglomerate and major presence in music in Asia, Tencent have set their sets to the West with acquisitions. A long awaited deal has finally been completed that puts Tencent Holdings in an even bigger…

Apple Music sign new deals with major labels but maybe not the ones they wanted

Apple’s new deals with the Big Three record labels don’t equip them for Apple TV+ bundles as they probably hoped. The time of renewal was upon Apple Music to ensure that they could stream music…

How to finish music and know when it’s done (video)

There’s only one thing that’s harder than starting the creation of a new track – finishing the creation of a new track and calling it ‘Done’. If you find yourself staring into the abyss, deciding…

Split the streaming earnings between every artist involved in a track easily on RouteNote

We have the solution for artists and labels to easily split their revenue from streaming and digital sales on each release and track.

Get your music in front of influencers, playlisters, labels and more for free

All it takes is the right person hearing and liking your music and it can take your music to thousands of new listeners, but getting to that person can be a challenge. It’s easy to…

Independent music artists will earn over $1 billion in 2019, watch out major labels

Independent music is getting bigger by the day and the artists making it on their own are set to have their most phenomenal year yet this year. The internet has changed the power dynamic in…

Top 12 Independent Record Labels Based on 2018 US Revenues

Independent record labels are on the rise and in the first quarter of 2019 they accounted for over 36% of the U.S. market share. Above is an image that shows you the top 12 independent…

We need to start treating producers in hip-hop fairly

It’s become all too common to hear of producers getting screwed over or unappreciated for their work. This has to end. Producers are a major artery in the blood flow of the music industry and…

40% of Indian record labels’ digital revenues come from YouTube

A new report shows just how massive an impact YouTube is having for the digital music industry in India’s up-and-coming market. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has recently published a…

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…