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…

How to get my music on Anghami for free

We can get your music online around the world on all of the top stores and streaming services. Best of all it’s completely free. Anghami have shaped music streaming in the Middle East and North…

Spotify’s India launch delayed as Amazon Prime Music doubles its users in 5 months

Spotify aren’t launching in India today as rumoured, whilst their competitors continue to grow in the music-loving territory. India is a massive up-and-comer in music streaming as it’s giant 1.3 billion population adopts the new…

RouteNote Troubleshooters: I want to change the audio on my release

My release has been approved and sent to stores and services but I want to change, add, or remove audio from it. Once your release is live on your chosen music stores and streaming services…