Live music popularity has seen a decline in 2019

Live music has never been as big an industry as it has been in recent years, but so far this year it has seen a surprise reduction in popularity. Live music is massive. Just look…

Does RouteNote Pay the Contributors and Collaborator for My Sound Recordings?

No. (Unless You Use of Revenue Sharing Tool) Under normal circumstance RouteNote doesn’t pay all the people who might have rights in your release – composers, lyricists, singers, etc. However, in your RouteNote account under…

Get Paid Monthly with RouteNote – Tired of Your Distributor Paying Quarterly (like Tunecore and others)!

RouteNote is one of the worlds largest digital music distributors! RouteNote works with over 290,000 artists worldwide at present and we are focused on making sure our artists get the best possible customer service. As…

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…

Podcasting ad-revenue is predicted to double in 3 years

Podcasting is experiencing a second boom as it proliferates online and it’s only going to get bigger and more valuable. In case you’ve been stuck under a rock for the past few years, podcasts are…

Music revenues worldwide are up 9.7% with massive growth in streaming

2018 saw another year of growth for recorded music all around the world as music streaming gets bigger in more and more countries. In 2018 the global recorded music market grew by 9.7% according to…

Digital music is worth more than physical in France for the first time ever

CDs are becoming a thing of the past as more and more each year digital music replaces the way we used to listen. France certainly aren’t strangers to music online, being the homeland of popular…

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…

Music streaming grew US music revenues 12% in 2018

The US record industry revenues grew to $9.8 billion in 2018 thanks to the continuing boom of music streaming services. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have released their annual report for 2018’s music…

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…