Spotify add over 100k tracks to Indian catalogue

Spotify have recently signed a deal with Indian record label Saregama, adding their full catalogue of over 100,000 songs to the platform in India. Spotify launched in India last year, since then it has been…

How to collect YouTube royalties

At RouteNote, we have two programs that can help you monetize your music and videos on YouTube. Which benefits you the most? Simply put, YouTube Content ID will help you monetize your music across all…

TIDAL Access is a video focused free-tier

With its standout feature being HiFi streaming, TIDAL has up until now been a premium-only music platform. TIDAL announced earlier this week, it would be launching a new free membership tier for video content. TIDAL…

Sony invests $400 million in Chinese streaming company Bilibili

Sony Corporation buys $400m stake in Bilibili, a Chinese platform offering mobile games, livestreaming and video/animation. Currently partially owned by Tencent and Alibaba, Sony invested 17.3 million shares in a 4.98% stake in the company,…

Is TikTok Musical.ly?

TikTok and ByteDance’s business strategy and rise to fame is a unique and interesting one. Gaining popularity in China, then buying out the competition, lead to TikTok becoming the most popular social media app in…

How to make money on Douyin

Douyin is China’s TikTok and is huge among China’s youth population, with over 400 million users. We can help get your music on the platform and earn revenue every time your track is used. Douyin…

YouTube Kids expands launching in 11 more countries

YouTube Kids app quietly updates, making it available in: Bolivia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay Introduced in 2015, YouTube Kids is the go to place for…

Create Fanlinks for FREE – Allow Your Fans to Find Your Music in Streaming Platforms Fast

PUSH.fm is a new platform that allows artists and labels from all over the world to create custom fanlinks for their music completely for FREE. Artists and Labels can now head over to PUSH.fm and…

Apple Music ditch artist-to-fan social platform Connect

Apple are renovating artist pages on their music streaming service but as they do so they’re getting rid of their under-appreciated Connect platform. Apple Music has come a long way since it launched all the…

Artists may have to pay for Spotify for Artists soon

Spotify’s artist platform offering fan insights, streaming analytics and customisation of their artist profile’s on the streaming service is going to be monetised – boo! hiss! Spotify’s third quarter for 2018 showed the streaming service…