Spotify’s at-home playlist trends

As people continue spending most of their days indoors, finding creative ways to stay entertained, at-home playlists are on the up. Spotify bring us some data regarding popular playlists, playlist key-words, popular songs and more….

Super Hi-Fi are smoothing triple the number of music streams since Jan, over 1 billion

Super Hi-Fi are teaming up with huge music services to make streaming feel natural and it’s catching on. Super Hi-Fi have announced that they are now making over 1 billion transitions between songs on music…

What is SoundExchange & how do I collect extra royalties for my music?

Without wanting to sound like a PPI salesman, you may have unpaid royalties from services such as Pandora, SiriusXM and TV appearances. Register with SoundExchange for free to check and collect. For those unaware, the…

The Weeknd breaks record with over a million Pre-Adds ahead of new album

The Weeknd recently overtook Billie Eilish for the most Pre-Adds on Apple Music before the release of his new album After Hours. With entertainment of all types in high demand currently for obvious reason, it’s…

Germany streamed over 100 billion songs in 2019

Germans have joined the UK in a landmark year of music streaming with people listening more than ever. Around the world, music streaming services have become the number one destination for music addicts to casual…

Apple TV+, Apple Music, and Apple News may all come bundled together

With Apple’s version of Netflix finally released into the world rumours are swirling as to just how far Apple will go to own every entertainment sector in the world. Apple’s long quest for world domination…

How to find album artwork and know its copyrights

Before you get your music online it needs great artwork to accompany it and you’ll need to make sure the images you use are all okay to upload. Choosing the right image to go with…

You can now use Stripe to pay for RouteNote Premium

We’ve added Stripe so that when you want to keep 100% of the earnings your music makes, you have a choice for how to pay. Now you can choose between Stripe and PayPal when you…

Spotify’s 5 playlists to stream for Ramadan this month

Spotify want to help Muslims celebrating Ramadan around the world to accompany their holiest of months with a soundtrack to their spiritual restoration. It’s nearly halfway through the holy month of Ramadan for 2019. Spotify…

RouteNote and DistroKid: music distribution costs compared

There’s a lot of choice when it comes to getting your music online and it can be hard to decide who to go with. We’ve compared our free and Premium distribution with DistroKid to help…