Huawei gets the approval of all 3 major labels for Spotify rivalling music app

Huawei Music has launched in Europe to take on the plethora of music streaming services with over 50 million tracks. Chinese phone, tech and software developers Huawei have launched a brand new music streaming service…

Apple Music sign new deals with major labels but maybe not the ones they wanted

Apple’s new deals with the Big Three record labels don’t equip them for Apple TV+ bundles as they probably hoped. The time of renewal was upon Apple Music to ensure that they could stream music…

Snapchat Trying to License Major Label Content from Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music

It has been reported that Snap is currently in talk with the major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app. Snapchat is obviously starting to…

Warner Music and Sony Music Own $200 Million in Shares of Tencent Music in China

Tencent Music has just filed for it’s IPO in the United States. Within that filing it was announced that Warner Music Group (through its Chinese subsidiary) and Sony Music have bought $200m of shares in…

Ministry Of Sound compilation label bought out by Sony

Ministry Of Sound, the UK label famed for it’s many varying compilations, has been bought by Sony Music UK. Ministry Of Sound have become renowned in the UK for their compilations covering basically every type…

RouteNote 2.1 is Live: New Design, Wimp, Sony Unlimited, YouTube Music Multi-Channel Network, Territory Options and More.

RouteNote 2.1 is live! As you may have noticed this morning RouteNote has been given a facelift and a big upgrade in terms of service options for artists. Here is a quick run through of…

List of Artists Who Have Been Dropped by Syco Music: Simon Cowells Record Label

Here is a quick List of Artists Who Have Been Dropped by Syco Music: Simon Cowells Record Label: Gareth Gates (2002–06) Steve Brookstein (2004–05) Bianca Ryan (2006–08) George Sampson (2008) Angelis (2006–07) Leon Jackson (2007–09) Same Difference (2007–09) Rhydian (2007–10) Paul Potts (2007–10) Escala (2008–10)…

Major Label Up for Sale – Sony or Universal Looking for a Buyer

Reports have surfaced that Universal or Sony are looking for a buyer. At the moment it hasnt been confirmed which major label is on the chopping block, but sources are saying that its 100% not…

20 Companies Interested in Acquiring Warner Music Group

As we mentioned previously on the RouteNote Blog, Warner Music is up for sale. It is now being reported by the NY Post that over 20 parties have expressed an interest in acquiring Warner Music Group.