Music streaming made up two-thirds of the US music industry last year

Last year music streaming made up 75% of the recorded music revenue in the US showing just how popular streaming has become. As the US music industry reports double-digit growth for the third year in…

Spotify are making a profit for the first time in 13 years

Spotify have been leading the music streaming revolution for 10+ years and at last the company has turned a profit for the first time. Spotify have revealed their quarterly report for Q4 2018 and it…

SoundCloud’s revenue nearly doubled with an 80% increase in 2017

SoundCloud have proven claims that they earned over $100m in 2017 showing a massive rise in revenue for the music streaming company. SoundCloud offer an alternative to the streaming model that has blown up in…

Sales statistics for November 2018 are now available

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

Almost 1m new subscribers made Pandora’s Q3 a success

Pandora have transformed from their free radio roots in recent years and their premium options are giving them a whole new lease of life with booming revenues. Pandora have released their earnings report for Q3…

Live music expected to be worth over $30 billion in 4 years

Live music is massive right now and it’s only going to get bigger as music streaming creates the perfect environment for live concerts to thrive and grow. Live music has been booming more than ever…

SoundCloud Premier isn’t the best choice for artists

SoundCloud have just launched Premier which allows artists to upload their music for monetisation directly with them. But questionable terms and un-defined revenue percentages means RouteNote is still the best option for artists. Created four…

The most successful startup in the world runs karaoke apps

When you think startups, you think pioneering design and revolutionary tech. so would it surprise you to find out that the most valuable startup in the world is the owner of a karaoke app? TikTok…

UMG music is all good on Mixcloud now with a new deal

SoundCloud rival Mixcloud have shaped their own path in the new world of music streaming and with a new deal that path’s horizons broaden further. British streaming service Mixcloud have just signed a deal with…

Radio is losing out to Pandora and Spotify

Radio has survived the digital age of music so far with listeners still coming to terrestrial stations first, but it’s the brands who are abandoning ship. A study earlier this month found that Americans are…