Rolling Stone launch music charts to compete with Billboard

Rolling Stone want to re-enliven music charts highlighting up-and-coming artists and tracks that are getting loads of traction. Rolling Stone have announced that they will be launching their own music charts in the US. They…

Billie Eilish proves that albums still thrive in the age of music streaming

They say streaming has changed the value of the album but Billie Eilish has shown they still thrive when done right. As the majority of music consumption now comes from music streaming people are listening…

RouteNote helps independent artist get to No.2 in charts

We’ve been helping artists get their music around the world for over 10 years now and we’re seeing more and more success stories from artists who didn’t need a label to make it big. Two…

Apple Music launch top 100 charts around the world

Staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not is going to be easier than ever with Apple’s 116 new chart playlists. Apple Music have launched 116 new playlists which will update daily with the…

UK Top 40 singles chart will now count video streams towards rankings

As the world catches up to the fact that music has found it’s primary home online and around the world through the wires, the UK Charts are updating to show that. The charts are catching…

Mashup your fave hits from Smash Mouth, Kanye West + more with the Magic iPod

A new site lets you mashup the biggest hits of yester-decade┬átogether creating what was probably intended as a meme, and came out amazing. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet you probably…

London Grammar Storm Into 2017 with a New Album and Festivals Galore

London Grammar have set the marker for 2017 with a new album coming out in June and 18 major gigs this year. Brand new album ‘Truth Is a Beautiful Thing’ is set to come out…

Certain albums on Spotify will be Premium-exclusive after Universal Music Group deal

Spotify have agreed to a deal that will┬ámake certain new albums exclusive to Premium users 2 weeks before free listeners get a chance to hear it. After lengthy discussions between Spotify and labels, the streaming…

Every track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is in the charts, raising questions of chart legitimacy

Ed Sheeran’s phenomenal Spotify success is raising doubts with some over the integration of streaming data in the official charts, as the UK top 20 currently features all of Sheeran’s new album. Sheeran released his…

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…