The global music industry just saw it’s biggest growth in 15 years

The recorded music industry around the world has seen a massive leap, aided by the new popularity of streaming services, with the biggest growth in over 15 years. A new report from Midia Research shows…

Guess who beat Spotify as 2016’s most streamed music service

2016 was the biggest year in history for music streaming and saw competition heat up between services, but only one can lead… And in 2016 that leader was Pandora. Whilst Pandora is often overlooked, with…

A look back at the amazing musicians and artists lost in 2016

2016 has been a tumultuous year full of massive events around the globe like Brexit, President Trump, ISIS attacks and much more. Amongst the furor we saw the world’s amazing talent drop like flies. Right…

RouteNote Offices closed for the holidays, back on January 3rd

The holiday season is upon us again and whether or not you celebrate Christmas it’s a time to come together and appreciate what we have, as the RouteNote team will be. It’s been an incredible…

The BBC Music Awards winners: Adele dominates once again

The BBC Music Awards have come and gone again for another year and after a night of celebrating music with stars like Robbie Williams the winners have been revealed. Last night the third annual BBC…

“Unstoppable” Drake tops Spotify for the 2nd year in a row in their 2016 top lists

Spotify have revealed the top streaming lists for 2016 taking a look back at the year in music and seeing who dominated the platform. Today Spotify released their annual look back at the year after…

Vinyl sales are rising, here’s the top 10 Vinyl records this year so far

The Vinyl resurgence continues to boost music sales into 2016 despite a drop in physical music sales. Nielsen music reporting company revealed stats for vinyl in their US mid-year report for music. The report shows…

BBC’s Sound Of 2016 Countdown So Far

The BBC’s yearly poll of music critics and industry experts to decide the most promising new artist in 2016 has begun. Two different acts have taken joint fifth place for BBC’s Sound Of 2016 so…

Spotify Reveal Their ‘Spotlight on 2016 Artists’

A few days after the BBC and Google Play Music released their predictions for up-and-coming artists in 2016 Spotify release theirs. Spotify’s ‘Spotlight on 2016 artists’ comes just days after the Beeb and Google¬†gave their…