YouTube no longer counts paid for plays in their music charts

Of course this means that up until now paid-for plays were included in YouTube’s Charts but hey, better late than never right? YouTube have just announced that they have changed the methodology of their charts…

Sales statistics for July 2019 now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for July 2019 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Here’s Ikea’s €15 remote control for Sonos, coming soon

Ikea’s partnership with Sonos will soon include a remote control designed for their special SYMFONISK speakers. Sonos have made a name for themselves as all-in-one stereo systems that need no remote. You use your mobiles,…

Spotify just bought SoundBetter, a marketplace for music producers

Spotify are looking to help artists get the best sound out of their music with a business that sets people up around the world to enhance their music. Today Spotify announced the acquisition of SoundBetter….

How to share playlists on Apple Music with friends

Bonding over music creates a special kind of connection and with playlists these connections can be made anywhere. Each one of us has our own unique tastes, music that means something to us personally, our…

Deezer are re-inventing how artists get paid for music streaming

In the name of getting artists paid fairly, Deezer are adopting a UCPS system that completely changes streaming payouts. Music streaming has revolutionised the music industry, in many amazing ways and as well as fairly…

A new Danish streaming service wants to change how we listen to music

Moodagent is a new streaming service coming out of Denmark that wants to reinvent the music streaming experience based around how you feel. To launch a music streaming service now in the age of Spotify…

Apple Music gets a web player at last

Apple Music listeners can now take their streaming experience into Google Chrome, Safari and any other browsers at long last. A new web player for Apple Music has just launched. Four years since Apple’s music…

Spotify’s Premium Duo plan for 2 people is now in 14 more countries

Spotify are making it cheaper to listen to music on-demand and ad-free for couples and best friends with their Premium Duo plan expanding. Earlier this year we heard that Spotify were testing Premium accounts for…

Apple Music app gets 100,000 radio stations

Apple Music are keeping Android listeners happy with a big new update adding radio stations, Chromecast support and more. When Apple Music listeners using Android devices open up their app they’ll find some exciting new…