MelodyVR report an operating loss of £10.5m for the first half of 2020

Live music in virtual reality startup and future owner of Napster – MelodyVR report disappointing half-yearly earning results for 2020. MelodyVR recently published their earnings for the first six months of 2020, generating just £189.9k…

Japan are slowly warming to streaming, Napster are cornering market

Japan have been surprisingly slow to take to music streaming despite their love of tech, but with Napster’s library heading there things could be changing. Napster have signed a deal with Japanese telephone company NTT…

MelodyVR will acquire Napster music streaming service

The acquisition signals the first move towards a significant music streaming service that will integrate immersive live music offerings. MelodyVR, leaders in the virtual reality music industry, have announced their acquisition of Rhapsody International which…

Napster will donate a portion of their subscription revenue to your chosen charity

Napster4Good lets Napster Premier subscribers choose a charity to donate to when signing up. Contributions come from Napster, not the subscriber or artists. When signing up, new subscribers simply choose a charity from thousands of…

How to get your music on Napster as an unsigned artist

With RouteNote, you can get your music up on some of the top stores and streaming services around the world free-of-charge, in a matter of days. Naspter kickstarted the P2P file sharing movement online in…

Super Hi-Fi are smoothing triple the number of music streams since Jan, over 1 billion

Super Hi-Fi are teaming up with huge music services to make streaming feel natural and it’s catching on. Super Hi-Fi have announced that they are now making over 1 billion transitions between songs on music…

Napster power brand new radio-like streams on Sonos

Sonos have launched a new music powered experience to play through their smart speakers. Today Sonos and Napster launch their new linear, ad-funded webcast on Sonos apps in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK,…

How much money does a play make on music streaming services? (2020)

How much a single play earns on music streaming services depends on a great deal. Here’s a rough guide to streaming royalties in 2020. A single stream of a track can be worth a very…

Amuse vs. RouteNote 2020 Comparison

While like RouteNote, Amuse offer free music distribution, many of the features we offer for free are behind their paid Pro model. Amuse Music Distribution offer features designed for independent artists much like RouteNote. On…

BMW announce their data-free dashboard music streaming service

BMW are bringing 3 years of in-dashboard music streaming to their high-end cars but some of the biggest streamers aren’t available. BMW are adding Connected Music to their high-end models. It offers unlimited music streaming…