What is YouTube Content ID and How Does It Work? (Video)

What is YouTube Content ID and how does it work? This is the RouteNote overview of the YouTube Content ID system and how it works. We run through the basics of how the system works,…

Music Copyrights: What different music licenses mean

Music licenses can be a complex matter and there are a lot of different types available that are worth understanding to ensure your music is protected correctly and that all artists earn their royalties fairly….

How to copyright your music

Copyright provides protection of ownership over your music and ensures if it’s stolen that you have the rights to defend your property. It’s important to understand copyright and how you can protect yours. Copyright gives…

Facebook just signed a deal with ICE, licensing millions of tracks

As Facebook move into music legitimacy they are signing deals across the board to protect copyrights, now adding ICE to their friends. Following the past year’s controversy over music copyrights on Facebook the social media…

You can buy a songwriting credit on Prince’s first hit single

Ever wanted to be able to say that you have a credit on one of the world’s biggest, baddest and best musicians’ songs? It’ll come at a price. You can buy almost anything you can…

Facebook sign licensing deals with major rights-holders Kobalt, GMR, and SESAC

Facebook are fixing their issues with music copyrights one step at a time and some big new licensing deals mark a big step. Facebook have faced criticism for the rife infringement of music copyrights on…

How to join RouteNote’s YouTube Network and get paid for your videos

We run a great YouTube Network that helps creators get paid and monitor their performance, here’s how you can sign up. Joining our YouTube Network helps you to earn money, gives you access to loads…

YouTube blocked music in Finland after licensing deal breaks down

YouTube is one of the top places to go for music online, but for Finnish users lots of music was blocked thanks to a licensing mishap. YouTube and music have a sometimes rocky relationship and…

Spotify acquire Mediachain to help solve artist attribution issues on tracks

Spotify have purchased blockchain startup ‘Mediachain’ to help to credit the correct artists and rightsholders on tracks within Spotify, solving one of the industry’s biggest issues with them. The startup based in New York has…

Warner/Chappell sign to Sesac’s new music licensing service

Major record label Warner/Chappell have signed to newly launched Mint Digital Services music licensing company created by SESAC and SUISA. Mint Digital Services is the new transatlantic music licensing company created in collaboration between US…