Apple Music ditch artist-to-fan social platform Connect

Apple are renovating artist pages on their music streaming service but as they do so they’re getting rid of their under-appreciated Connect platform. Apple Music has come a long way since it launched all the…

YouTube are opening up Stories to loads more creators

YouTube’s Instagram style Stories are being opened up for loads more channels whether creators care for it or not. Last November YouTube launched their Stories feature allowing creators to upload short videos that stay online…

Music is coming to Facebook in exciting new ways

Facebook want to use music to let you express yourself in a whole variety of new ways with their big new plans to introduce music into Stories and Profiles. Facebook have announced how they’re making…

Tencent’s new app is funny but Bytedance aren’t laughing

Short video is the hot thing in China right now and Tencent are taking on apps like Bytedance with their own social video network. Tencent are getting in on the short video game thanks to…

From Shazam to Instagram, share your new music finds

Instagram are getting into music big time and their latest partnership wants to get you sharing music as soon as you discover it, straight from Shazam. Last week Instagram announced a partnership with SoundCloud that…

Artists make money on Facebook & Instagram with RouteNote

We have partnered with Facebook to give artists the chance to get paid for their music with an audience of over 1 billion people around the world. Instagram Stories also just got worth watching with…

Sing your heart out as Smule gets bigger with $20m investment

Smule’s founder once said that “music was the original social network” and with major new funding they’re making music more social around the world. Smule started with a humble mission, to draw people in with…

Artists receive only 12% of music industry sales, independence is the future

The music industry is quickly moving online and becoming more autonomous for artists but big labels and publishers are still leaving artists out to dry. In the last year the US music industry made an…

Artists and labels get paid from their music on Facebook and Instagram with RouteNote

We want artists to get the most from their music no matter where it is online. We’ve partnered with Facebook to take your music to over 1 billion people and earn money in entirely new…

Soundtrack your life on Instagram with new Music mode

Music makes everything more powerful. You can’t say you’ve never wished your life had a soundtrack? Well Instagram are making dreams come true adding music to your life. Instagram has over 1 billion monthly users…