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RouteNote provides the most comprehensive set of features, dedicated to helping independent artists and labels publish music online.

At first glance, the digital music distribution landscape may seem complicated, but there is one distribution service that strikes the perfect balance between features, support and cost. RouteNote helps hundreds of thousands of artists and labels around the world effortlessly navigate the modern music landscape, with powerful but easy-to-use tools, all available to everyone for free.

Once you’ve uploaded your music to RouteNote, simply select which stores and streaming services you want your music to appear in. We distribute to all of the top services around the world including Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, TIDAL and many more. We can also help you monetize your content across social networks including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud and TikTok.

For each release, choose between Free Distribution or Premium Distribution. Free Distribution is free of fees or recurring costs, while artists keep 85% of the revenue generated. Artists building an audience online love our Free model. Premium Distribution costs a small fee and annual costs, while artists keep 100% of the revenue generated. Established artists love our Premium model.

Now your new release is finished, it will be sent to our moderation team. Usually within 24-72 hours, we’ll take a listen to your release, fix any simple metadata errors and all being well, approve your release. Once approved, your music will be sent to all of the partner stores and streaming services you picked.

If at any point you run into an issues with RouteNote, our dedicated support team are ready to help every step of the way. Visit our support hub for help with common issues, or get in contact at support@routenote.com.

Artists always keep 100% of the rights to their music. You have full control of where your music goes and can switch between Free Distribution, Premium Distribution or take your music down entirely at any time should you change your mind.


You’re just a few clicks away from sharing your music with new fans around the world, thanks to RouteNote.

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