How do YouTube music royalties work

YouTube is a hub of music and as an artist you can release your music there in many ways and earn royalties from every play and view. We’re going to explore how music royalties work on YouTube and how you can make money with RouteNote.

Instagram are combining IGTV and feed videos into ‘Instagram Video’

Hoping to compete with YouTube, Instagram are cutting down on the number of video formats on their platform by combining IGTV and feed videos.

YouTube Music unlocks background listening for free users

Starting in Canada, before rolling out worldwide, background listening is coming to YouTube Music, from next month.

How to make money from YouTube

How do artists make money on YouTube? For starters, by putting music on YouTube for free with a digital music distributor.

How to show up at the top of the YouTube homepage

YouTube address the most common questions asked about the recommendation system, such as how they personalize recommendations.

Learn how to make money from a YouTube channel with the first-ever podcast by YouTube

YouTube is launching its first podcast “The Upload: The Rise of the Creator Economy,” sharing secrets from its successful influencers on starting a business YouTube channel.

A quarter of YouTube viewer hours are spent on music – around 250 million hours of music globally per day

A YouTube exec says that 25% of all watch time is now attributable to music, totalling around 250 million hours of daily music on YouTube.

Should I copyright my music before putting it on YouTube?

YouTube Content ID protects your music on the platform, and you can get it for free by uploading your music to RouteNote distribution.

YouTube forces popular Rhythm Discord music bot offline

YouTube continues its crack down on use of music from their platform via third parties by shutting down another Discord music bot.

BLACKPINK are now the number 1 artist on YouTube

By replacing Justin Bieber, BLACKPINK have just become the most popular artist on YouTube in 2021 in terms of subscribers.