France’s music market won’t stop growing as streaming income reaches €243m

Streaming is driving growth in music industries all around the world and France aren’t missing out on the gains. According to the latest from the SNEP France’s music market saw a 23% growth last year….

Despacito hit’s 1 billion streams on Spotify, world-first for Spanish music

Despacito has broken records by becoming the first Spanish language song to pass 1 billion total streams on Spotify. As if Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s hit song Despacito couldn’t get any bigger, it just…

Does Spotify Pay Differently Depending on the Song Length?

A stream is qualified on Spotify after it has been played for over 30 seconds. After this time it will qualify as a stream. However, not all Spotify streams are created equally. In terms of…

Amazon Music Unlimited comes to Australia & New Zealand next month

Amazon’s full music streaming service is going down under in February as it launches for New Zealand and Australia. Amazon’s newest music streaming service Music Unlimited is coming to Australasia. Amazon have announced that Music…

Post Malone breaks the Spotify record for longest No. 1 stretch

The White Iverson, Post Malone, has set a new record for Spotify with his latest hit Rockstar sitting at the top of the charts for the longest ever. Ed Sheeran may still be the king…

This is the last month before Microsoft shuts down Groove music

In case you hadn’t heard yet, Groove Music is closing in a semi-partnership that will see Microsoft’s music streaming service replaced with Spotify. Microsoft attempted to reinvigorate their efforts in the music streaming world over…

Indian streamers Saavn make big partnerships with Amazon, Snapchat, more

India’s most popular music streaming service has teamed up with some of the worlds biggest brands for a strategic campaign. Saavn, India’s favourite native streamer, is shaking hands with Amazon, Snapchat and a pair of…

SoundCloud recommend your music and now show many plays they’ve gained you

SoundCloud have various ways of promoting your music on their platform and new enhanced stats will show you just how much they’re helping you. SoundCloud have launched even deeper statistic reports for you to keep…

Sales statistics for August 2017 are now available

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

Spotify drops their original TV shows, but signal big video reboot

After a couple years of dipping their toes in the water of video, music streamers Spotify are reportedly dropping their shows – but this isn’t the end of Spotify shows. Spotify are cancelling their original…