6ix9ine claim Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber bought their way to the number one spot on Billboard

“You can buy number ones on Billboard” says Tekashi 6ix9ine, in an Instagram post accusing Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber of fraud. On May 8th Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber released their charity single Stuck with…

What is a release? The difference between singles, EPs, albums and extended albums.

If you’re new to music distribution you may be unfamiliar with releases and the different types on offer. Simply put, ‘release’ is an all-encompassing term for singles, EPs, albums or extended albums. If we ask…

How to search in a foreign iTunes Store

You may need to search for a release in a foreign iTunes Store to check it’s live in specific territories or if you wish to share a link to a more popular market. Luckily it’s…

Can I release charity music through RouteNote?

Yes, your charity releases can be distributed to all stores through RouteNote. A couple of notes to point out for all releases with RouteNote that are worth considering for potential charity albums. Your release cannot…

Tobu is back and making waves with Candyland pt. II

Last month Tobu dropped the sequel to one of his most loved songs and it has already become a hit. In 2015 Tobu dropped one of his biggest hits ever with Candyland. With many great…

Can I Upload a Single Before My Album and then Include that Single on My Album?

Yes. Artists and Labels are able to upload a single before their albums and then also include the single on the album. Upload the single first, and then when your ready you can upload your…

Post Malone breaks the Spotify record for longest No. 1 stretch

The White Iverson, Post Malone, has set a new record for Spotify with his latest hit Rockstar sitting at the top of the charts for the longest ever. Ed Sheeran may still be the king…

Lithuanian band Justin 3 drop inspirational new single ‘Survivor’

Lithuanian band ‘Justin 3’ release an atmospheric new single with their new track ‘Survivor’, with a catchy chorus and a kick ass video, this is definitely a band to look out for in months to…

No Hot Ashes release smashing new single ‘Bellyaches’ – Review

Up and coming band ‘No Hot Ashes’ from Manchester have just dropped a toe tapping new single this month with their new track ‘Bellyaches’. The Mancunian Rock Group have startled us again with a hot new…

Ed Sheeran is still smashing Spotify charts with 5 weeks at No. 1

This week now marks the 5th week in a row that Ed Sheeran has topped the Spotify charts with his new single ‘Shape of You’ dominating the service. Ed Sheeran’s return to music sees him…