Spotify’s ‘Pay for Plays’ ad programme gets a price

Spotify have revealed more about their upcoming tool that lets artists and labels pay for targeted ads to boost streams. Spotify have been testing a feature that lets creators and their teams pay for targeted…

Artists get your year on Spotify Wrapped up

The end of the year is fast approaching and that means it’s time to take a look back at 2019 and what your music has been doing. Spotify for Artists have launched their 2019 Wrapped…

How many people are subscribed to each music streaming service? The figures revealed

There are over 300 million music subscribers around the world. How are those numbers split between all of the music services around the world? Midia Research have released their latest data showing the incredible position…

Get your year in music on Spotify Wrapped 2019

Spotify Wrapped is back to take a look at your personal year in music and as 2020 approaches they’re revisiting a whole decade of music streaming. Spotify listeners are having their tastes wrapped up as…

Spotify have overtaken Deezer in their homeland

Deezer have just lost the lead in music streaming in their country of origin as Spotify take the top spot for listening in France. Spotify have just been announced as the number one streaming service…

The U.S. has streamed over 1 trillion times so far this year

Americans all over are going online more than ever when they want to listen to music or watch TV and Film with record breaking numbers this year. Unless you’ve recently emerged from a stint out…

Sales statistics for September 2019 now available

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

Buy streams on SoundCloud legally: SoundCloud have launched a new ad tool for promoting music

SoundCloud have launched a new feature for artists to promote their music and target it so that it reaches the right ears for their sound. Promote is the new, self-service promotional tool from SoundCloud that…

How does Spotify count a ‘listen’ or ‘stream’ on a song?

Does simply starting a song count? What if you have it on replay? Do offline streams count? These Qs and more answered below. How exactly do Spotify classify ‘one play’ or ‘one stream’ of a…

Pandora AMP’s new insights give artists the inside scoop on their music

Artists can go deep into their music on Pandora with a whole new section for analytics on the creator platform AMP. Pandora’s AMP dashboard gives artist’s a comprehensive look at how their music fits into…