Is RouteNote better than Amuse?

Amuse hide many major streaming services and basic features behind a paywall. RouteNote gives artists of all sizes the features they need.

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Amuse is a music distribution service that helps artists get music on streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer, Claro Música and Shazam. Upgrade to a Pro or Boost account for a yearly subscription to distribute to social media platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Nuuday, SoundCloud Go, Anghami and Soundtrack by Twitch.


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RouteNote also offer independent artists and labels with distribution to many stores, streaming services and social media platforms. In fact, whether you choose Free Distribution or Premium Distribution, RouteNote distribute to all of the same services as Amuse Start, Pro and Boost, plus many more such as eMusic, iHeartRadio, Kuack, Qobuz, 7digital, Gracenote, as well as many growing stores in Asia such as Tencent Music, NetEase Cloud Music, Kanjian, JioSaavn, AWA, Melon, Bugs!, NAVER VIBE and FLO.


The differences between Amuse’s tiers don’t just stop at stores. Amuse Start artists are offered a four week release time, up to 12 releases per year and Royalty Splits providing they give up 15% of the revenue. For $24.99 per year, an Amuse Boost account shortens release times to two weeks, gives artists unlimited releases, Royalty Splits with no fee, scheduled release dates and 72 hours support. Amuse Pro accounts at $59.99 per year are required to shorten the release time to 10 days, offers YouTube Content ID with no fee, shortens support time to 24 hours, allows multiple artist profiles, custom record labels and statements upon request.

At RouteNote, we believe all artists should be given the same opportunities, regardless of their size or budget. Beyond revenue, our features and stores do not differ between tiers. We offer the same or better features than the above to all artists such as moderation in around 7 days, unlimited releases, no additional fee for royalty splits, YouTube Content ID with no addional fees, scheduled release dates, immediate phone support during office hours, unlimited artist profiles, custom record labels, and monthly earnings reports instantly available on your account.


RouteNote Free Distribution has zero fees or recurring costs, while artists keep 85% of the revenue. RouteNote Premium Distribution costs a small fee, while artists keep 100% of the revnue. No matter whether you choose RouteNote’s Free or Premium Distribution, the artist always retains full ownership of their music.


The answer’s clear, choose RouteNote for the complete selection of stores and features with no upfront or yearly payments.

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