Deezer releases exclusive album of ‘80s songs covered by breakthrough artists

Listen to Wolf Alice covering Roxy Music and Laura Mvula playing “Africa” by Toto, in new exclusive Deezer Original album InVersions 80s.

Spotify’s Singles have been streamed 5 billion times

The Spotify Single series, which features artists re-recording their song and covering another track, continues to be hugely popular and has now reached 5 billion total streams.

Netflix hit Bridgerton inspires record streams of classical pop song covers

Vitamin String Quartet’s classical covers of modern pop songs see meteoric rise in streams.

12 Cover Songs from 2020

Now that the finish line of 2020 is in sight, at Routenote we’re looking back over this endless year and pulling together some of the highlights from the music world. What was the best cover version of a song you heard in 2020?

How to distribute cover songs – do I need a license?

What counts as a cover song? What music is in the public domain? Do I need a mechanical license? Where can I obtain a license? How do I format my metadata for distribution? You’ll need to…

Distrokid vs. RouteNote Comparison

Distrokid seemingly offer a standard yearly plan to get your music to stores and streaming services, but basic features offered by RouteNote are hidden behind extra fees. For $19.99/year, Distrokid will send your music to…

Production and marketing advice for artists in quarantine

While the world is on pause, there’s no need to stop putting your music out there on to the digital market. In a time where human interaction is rare, stay more connected with your fans…

Deezer have collabed with artists around the world to get you in the Christmas Spirit

December is here and Deezer aren’t wasting any time to start the festivities with the launch of their new Big Christmas album full of new covers of classic for listeners. French music streaming service, Deezer,…

Get 20% off cover song licensing this month

Pay tribute to your favourite artists and say goodbye to winter with 20% off of cover song licenses until the end of March. Easy Song Licensing are offering 20% off of cover song licenses until…

Get money off cover song licenses this holiday season

You can save 15% off your cover song licensing fees this holidays with an exclusive coupon code at Use coupon code ‘WONDERLAND’ at the checkout to save 15% off your cover song licensing fees…