The Chinese government are NOT happy about streaming exclusives

Streaming exclusives suck, but they’re allowed, right? Well not so much in China where the government has warned music streamers of their disdain for exclusives. The Chinese Government has come out in support of pretty…

Waze and Spotify soundtrack your drives, now on iOS

Following this years partnership with Spotify, Waze have been guiding your journey with music streaming all the way and now it’s come to iOS. In March this year Waze, a navigation app owned by Google,…

LiveXLive double down, acquiring Slacker Radio and Snap Interactive

Just days after LiveXLive bought Snap Interactive they’ve gone and purchased Slacker Radio to combine resources and assert their relevance. On Monday LiveXLive media started their work week by acquiring video streaming company Snap Interactive. Now…

Deezer to face up to Spotify, including a potential SoundCloud buyout

A few months after SoundCloud were reported to be broke and likely bought out soon they have, so they say, recovered. But Deezer still have their eyes on the streamer. It’s been a tough year…

Text your favourite tunes from Spotify with iMessage integration

Share all of your best music experiences with the ones you love as iMessage adds sharing by Spotify via text. Spotify have launched their own application on Apple’s iMessage app to make so you can…

Spotify music streaming coming soon to South Africa

The world’s most successful music streaming service is available almost everywhere, and soon South Africa will be one of the countries on the list. With most of the world’s most populated countries and territories already…

How to edit your artist bio on Spotify

How you are represented is massively important in building your artist image, and Spotify are adding even more customisation for artist pages. On Spotify, the world’s most popular streaming service, every artist with music gets…

Sales statistics for July 2017 are now available

You can now view your Sales Statistics for July 2017 on your account at routenote.com. Log-in to see your earnings, full breakdowns are available in your Statistics page.

Alibaba and Tencent precede $10bn IPO by sharing Sony and Universal music

Before embarking on Tencent’s rumoured, enormous $10 billion IPO they have secured a deal with Alibaba to share each others music. Tencent are a giant investment company with their fingers in a multitude of pies, including…

Next Big Sound update notifies you when you’re going viral

The Pandora owned music tracker Next Big Sound will now let you know when people are loving your music. Next Big Sound is the social media and music streaming tracking platform for artists and fans…