Tips for artists in interviews from a top Billboard journalist

The more ears start opening up to your music the more attention you’ll get and eventually that catches the attention of journos – here’s some expert advice on handling interviews. Spotify have conducted a meta-interview…

Dirty Palm gets selected for massive dance playlist on Spotify through RouteNote

We’re thrilled to see another artist make it on to Spotify’s giant playlists after uploading their music to them through us. Spotify’s playlists can have millions of followers who come each week to hear the…

India’s top streamer Saavn grew profits by 3x in one year

India is falling in love with the joys of music streaming and their native service Saavn is reaping the profits as the country goes digital for their tunes. Indian music streaming service Saavn have had…

Independent artists reclaim the music industry as services add 20,000 tracks every day

The internet has made it possible for anyone to put their music out in front of the world to almost 8 billion people instantly, and artists are making the most of it. In the past…

The worlds 5 biggest music services – and how to get your music on them and get paid

We now live in an age where all of the music in the world is available anywhere from a small metal box in your pocket – it’s a new world for independent artists. The music…

YouTube have started banning music videos depicting violence

As what is acceptable on platforms gets drawn into question further, YouTube have worked with UK law enforcement to tackle violent music videos. Following Spotify’s recent introduction of a new policy that aims to restrict…

Spotify give their tips for artists getting heard in a new video series

Spotify have released a new video series guiding artists on how to get their music out there to the world and heard on Spotify. The Game Plan is Spotify’s guide to getting the most out…

Apple Music look to TV and Films as they pass 50 million users

Apple Music is fast approaching Spotify in it’s subscribers as Tim Cook talks on their impressive numbers and investing in TV shows and movies. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook spoke to Bloomberg Television recently in an…

Spotify are fighting “hateful content” with new policies on their music

Spotify have revealed their new plans to take action against anything on their giant streaming service that they view as hateful. Spotify have outlined their new Hateful Conduct Public Policy which is going to try…

This artist got onto one of Spotify’s biggest playlists with RouteNote

It used to be that getting a play on the radio was what made your song a hit, now being added to one of Spotify’s hundreds of massive playlists is propelling artists around the world….