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…

Spotify could be worth $100 billion, say investment firm

It’s only a month since Spotify was valued at $16 million and investors GP Bullhound are now saying it’s worth $20 billion with potential growth to $100 billion. Investment firm GP Bullhound have shared what…

Ed Sheeran breaks more records, tops 1 billion YouTube views and more with new album ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran returned with his second album last week and the singer/songwriter is already breaking records again as hundreds-of-millions of people listen around the world. After surprise dropping two new singles at the start of…

How YouTube Is Still The Number 1 Website For Music

Yesterday it was revealed that Ed Sheeran’s hit track ‘Thinking Out Loud‘ was the first to reach 500 million streams on Spotify, a landmark number for the streaming service and the English singer-songwriter. This is…

iTunes Growth Is Still On The Rise – Are You Part Of The Movement

iTunes is a store that is continually on the rise. RouteNote has been a partner of iTunes for the past 6 months and we are really starting to notice in our sales alone that iTunes…