YouTube Music now shows singles and albums in a grid view on artist pages

An update to the iOS, Android and web apps now present album arts on artist pages in a larger grid view over the previous list view.

What’s an EP and what does EP stand for?

While there is no standardised rule for how many tracks constitute an EP, it is important to know how many tracks we consider an EP for RouteNote Premium users. In the music industry, EP stands…

CD Baby vs. RouteNote Comparison

CD Baby and RouteNote offer worldwide digital releases of your music to many of the same top stores such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Amazon, Pandora, YouTube and Deezer, however CD Baby can be very…

Send a special message from James Blunt to your loved one this Valentine’s Day

‘I’m obsessed with you. In a kinda creepy way’ says the ‘You’re Beautiful’ singer in personalised voice messages for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day. The singer-songwriter lives in a special place in our hearts,…

Rolling Stone launch music charts to compete with Billboard

Rolling Stone want to re-enliven music charts highlighting up-and-coming artists and tracks that are getting loads of traction. Rolling Stone have announced that they will be launching their own music charts in the US. They…

Billie Eilish proves that albums still thrive in the age of music streaming

They say streaming has changed the value of the album but Billie Eilish has shown they still thrive when done right. As the majority of music consumption now comes from music streaming people are listening…

RouteNote helps independent artist get to No.2 in charts

We’ve been helping artists get their music around the world for over 10 years now and we’re seeing more and more success stories from artists who didn’t need a label to make it big. Two…

Apple Music launch top 100 charts around the world

Staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not is going to be easier than ever with Apple’s 116 new chart playlists. Apple Music have launched 116 new playlists which will update daily with the…

UK Top 40 singles chart will now count video streams towards rankings

As the world catches up to the fact that music has found it’s primary home online and around the world through the wires, the UK Charts are updating to show that. The charts are catching…

Mashup your fave hits from Smash Mouth, Kanye West + more with the Magic iPod

A new site lets you mashup the biggest hits of yester-decade together creating what was probably intended as a meme, and came out amazing. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet you probably…