Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. just went platinum in 3 weeks, certified legend

Less than a month since releasing his latest album Kendrick Lamar has bagged himself another platinum record to add to his collection. The world went mad last month when King Kendrick dropped DAMN. and blew…

Kanye West is the first artist to go platinum on streams only with The Life Of Pablo

Kanye West has just achieved something that has never been done before, with last years album The Life Of Pablo going platinum entirely through streams. Kanye West released The Life Of Pablo, his latest critically…

Rapper Future one of the only artists ever with a no. 1 and no. 2 album at the same time

Future joins a hall of fame featuring The Beatles, Prince, Guns N’ Roses and more, making history with 2 of his albums taking up the top two spots in the charts. This week Future has…

Music streaming is making Universal Music more than physical music sales

Universal Music Group’s 2016 performance shows incredible growth with it’s best fiscal performance ever despite dropping physical and download sales – thanks to streaming. Vivendi, who took 100% ownership of Universal Music Group in 2006,…

All Billboard’s music charts now include streaming at last!

Billboard have finally integrated music streaming figures into all of their charts after introducing it to their primary Top 200 chart years ago. As one of the world’s biggest aggregators for music charts Billboard’s new…

RouteNote sales statistics for November 2016 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for October 2016 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

BPI reveals that Brits love streaming music, streaming over 1bn songs a week

2016 was undoubtedly music streaming’s biggest year ever and now that the year is over we can start looking at just how massive it was, starting with how much the British love it. Music sales…

Billboard and Nielsen add music streaming to 19 album charts

Nielsen have announced they’ll begin integrating music streaming figures into a number of Billboard’s genre-based album charts. Starting early next year Nielsen will combine album sales, track equivalent sales and streaming equivalent sales for 19 of Billboard‘s…

RouteNote sales statistics for October 2016 now available

You can now view your sales statistics for October 2016 on your account at routenote.com. Log in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your statistics page.

Amazon have sold over 5 million Echo home speakers in just two years

Amazon Echo is dominating the home speakers market despite increased competition, a new report indicates. An analysis by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners indicates that Amazon Echo has been a giant success since launching at the end…