YouTube Red Subscription Service Coming to as Many as 100 Countries Very Soon!

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has confirmed on stage at the Code Conference yesterday that YouTube Red (its subscription service) will be coming to as many as 100 countries. Speaking at Recode’s Code Media conference in…

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…

YouTube Go launching in 130+ countries starting today

YouTube are bringing their on-the-go app to over 100 more countries around the world from today onwards. YouTube launched their Go app in India last year, a new mobile app built from fresh to “unlock…

YouTube’s Artist Channels auto-subscribe you to artist’s new hub for music and content

Find all of an artist’s content in one place from tracks, music videos, interviews, covers and more with new Artist Channels. YouTube’s Official Artist Channels consolidate everything official from artists into one place so fans…

How to monetise your music on YouTube after Partner Program changes

YouTube have announced some big changes to who they allow to make money from their channels – here’s how to make sure your music makes money, no matter what. YouTube announced this week that they will…

YouTube changes make it way harder to make money from videos as small creator on Partner Program

After a simultaneously difficult and monumental year for YouTube they are ready to look at the year ahead with changes to their YouTube Partner Program. Last year was a massive year for creators on YouTube…

Vevo nearing profit as revenues boom with 50% rise in views

Vevo look to make a profit in 2018 as their platform grows and they look to re-negotiate their deals with YouTube. The music video platform owned by major labels, primarily Universal Music Group, looks like…

Enter the world of MIDI art, illustrations made from music

Art is almost limitless in it’s potential, any piece of it fabricated from nothing. Now people are testing the boundaries of art by creating pictures with MIDI. Blending two art forms is nothing new, visuals…

Facebook finally licensing music with Universal Music deal

Facebook have finalised a licensing agreement with Universal Music meaning that they might be fixing the rife copyright infringements on Facebook Videos. The deal with Universal will see music licensed in a multi-year deal on…

How to join RouteNote’s YouTube Network and get paid for your videos

We run a great YouTube Network that helps creators get paid and monitor their performance, here’s how you can sign up. Joining our YouTube Network helps you to earn money, gives you access to loads…