How to use TikTok: Make money from videos and upload music

Get your music on TikTok and make it as a viral star of short videos on the world’s new favourite social media app.

Twitter grows 27% year-on-year, totalling 192 million daily active users by the end of 2020

Twitter’s Q4 earnings results show daily active users increased by 5 million over the last quarter, closing the year with 192 million.

Tencent Music’s Q3 financial results show 51.7 million paying subscribers

Image credit: Tencent Music Chinese technology conglomerate Tencent release revenue and subscriber numbers for music streaming service Tencent Music Entertainment. Tencent Music Entertainment Group published their Q3 2020 results last Tuesday, showing statistics from the…

SiriusXM Q3 2020 results show Pandora’s monthly active users shrinking

US satellite radio broadcaster and owner of streaming platform Pandora report on their latest Q3 2020 earnings. The latest report published by SiriusXM is based on data between July and September 2020. The higlights show…

Tencent Music’s Q2 financial results show 47.1m paying music users

Tencent publish their Q2 financial results, showing very impressive subscriber, revenue and profit growth in 2020. Tencent Music Entertainment’s Q2 financial highlights are as follows: Online music paying users grew 51.9% year-over-year to 47.1 million,…

Can I split royalties between artists, producers, vocalists and more?

Yes. Upload your music to RouteNote, distribute to stores/streaming services, and use our free split tool to dish out percentages of revenue. Once you’ve distributed your music through RouteNote, to top stores and streaming services…

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance generated $17bn in 2019, more than YouTube’s ad-revenue

Chinese owned company ByteDance, owner of TikTok and (Chinese equivalent app) Douyin generated $17 billion in 2019. The report comes from Bloomberg, with an additional stat of over $3bn in annual net profit. $17bn is…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

How to make money from your music in 2020

Is it possible to make a sustainable living in the current music industry without money, connections or a major label? The answer is yes. Here are some top tips to getting yourself heard in a…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…