450m hours of YouTube are watched every day – and that doesn’t count on phones or computers!

YouTube is huge and the latest figures from their Brandcast event show that even on the sofa LOADS of people are watching videos. YouTube’s Brandcast 2020 event revealed some incredible figures which show that off…

Facebook strike a license deal with Indian label Saregama

Indian music label Saregama and Facebook sign a global license deal for use of their music in Facebook and Instagram. The deal was announced by Facebook earlier this week. The license allows Facebook and Instagram…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Spotify tell its global employees they can work from home until 2021

According to a recently reported memo, Spotify has invited employees to continue working from home until the end of the year. In a phased approach, Spotify are allowing employees to continue working from home until…

The Joe Rogan Experience moves exclusively to Spotify

On September 1st this year, the entire Joe Rogan Experience catalogue and all future episodes will move to Spotify, and be removed from all other platforms later this year. After signed a deal for an…

The best tools to help your music grow

Here’s a handy list of RouteNote’s wide array of tools designed to help you as an artist grow. RouteNote Distribution The first and most import thing to remember is, the more places your music is,…

How to collect YouTube royalties

At RouteNote, we have two programs that can help you monetize your music and videos on YouTube. Which benefits you the most? Simply put, YouTube Content ID will help you monetize your music across all…

YouTube doubles down on fact checking on their site

YouTube are expanding their efforts to make sure that any news on YouTube is illegitimate with disinformation rife online. YouTube is huge and full of videos on everything you could imagine, and then more. Amongst…

YouTube’s new ‘chapters’ are just what full album streams needed

YouTube’s new feature splits videos into sections you can skip between and it’s going to be great for music. YouTube began testing their new ‘chapters’ feature earlier this month, which allows creators to split their…

TikTok Radio brings the hottest trending songs together

Listen to all the biggest trending songs on TikTok with a one-stop stream now playing on Resso. One of the things people love most about TikTok is how musical it is. With over a billion…