Independent artists forecast to earn $2 billion+ this year

As independent artists take back control over music from the big labels they’re on track to make record breaking revenues. Starting with DIY movements in the 70s and 80s, the necessity of major record labels…

No Bandcamp fees this Friday, all revenues go to artists

Bandcamp are relinquishing their fees for a whole day tomorrow to help artists to cope through the setbacks caused by Coronavirus. A lot of artists are already suffering thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Gigs and…

Tencent Music made more than $1 billion from online music last year

The Chinese giant has revealed a phenomenal year of music revenues from 2019 that surpasses a billion dollars. Tencent Music Entertainment is (you guessed it) the music branch of the massive Chinese conglomerate Tencent. With the release…

Streaming made nearly 4/5ths of US recorded music revenues in 2019

Music in the US has made over $10 billion for the first time since 2007 and it’s nearly all thanks to streaming revenues. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) have released their year-end report…

Refer a friend to RouteNote and earn more money

Tell your friends about us and help them sign up to RouteNote and you can make money on every stream they get. Do you have musician friends looking for a way to get their music…

In 2019 YouTube made 9x what Google paid for it

YouTube have made Alphabet (Google’s parent) a very happy bunny with $15 billion in advertising revenue made in the last year alone. It’s been 14 years since Google bought YouTube, now both owned by their…

Music streaming broke 100 billion streams in the UK in 2019!

Music streaming is a booming industry and it’s only getting bigger every single year with 3000% more streams last year than in 2012. Figures released by music industry body BPI show that for the first…

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.

Indian music streaming service Gaana sees 2.4x growth in subscriptions

Music streaming is getting big in India and Gaana are showing some great growth despite losses in the last year. Indian music streaming service Gaana has revealed their performance for the fiscal year 2019. Whilst…

MixCloud (Radio Stations, DJ Mixes and Podcasts) Strong Revenue Growth but Growing Losses

Mixcloud has always been a very interesting platform and it seems like they have been able to consistently grow revenues, but that has also meant big spending to fuel growth. 2018 Revenues – £2.44m (compared…