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Discover the Power of RouteNote: The Ultimate Music Distribution Platform for Independent Artists

RouteNote is a game-changing platform for artists looking to get their music out into the world. With its cutting-edge technology and easy-to-use interface, RouteNote makes it simple for artists to distribute their music to a variety of popular streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. But RouteNote is more than just a distribution platform - it's a one-stop shop for all of an artist's music-related needs. Whether you're just starting out in the music industry or you're an established artist looking to take your career to the next level, RouteNote has the tools and resources to help you succeed. One of the standout features of RouteNote is its comprehensive royalty tracking system. Artists can easily see how their music is performing across various platforms and track their earnings in real time. This is a crucial aspect of the music industry, and RouteNote makes it easy for artists to stay on top of their finances and make informed decisions ab

MIDiA Report Reveals 2022 Music Streaming Subscriber Numbers: A Comparison of All Services

Spotify Continues to Lead the Global Streaming Market, with Tencent Music Rising to Third Place Thanks to Strong Growth from Chinese DSPs MIDiA just published their annual music subscriber market share report, analyzing 23 music streaming services across 33 markets, as of the end of Q2 2022. You can purchase the full report here or view the highlights in Mark Mulligan’s blog post. Image Credit: MIDiA In 2021 and the first half of 2022, nearly all leading DSPs saw strong subscriber growth, particularly Chinese stores Tencent Music Entertainment and NetEase Cloud Music. While subscriber growth in 2021 was higher than in 2020, MIDiA reports slower growth from H1 2021 to H1 2022 as streaming matures in Western markets. There were an estimated 616.2 million subscribers across all services by 2022's midpoint. This represents an increase of 7.1% from the end of 2021, with an additional 42.1 million net subscribers. This figure is slightly lower than the 53.8 million net subscribers added

The MBW Yearbook 2022/2023 is available to read online now...

Music Business Worldwide's latest annual Yearbook , which compiles some of our most interesting interviews with global executives from across the prior 12 months, is digitally available for all of you to read and download here now. Although this yearbook is not specifically aimed at the Christian genre, the interviews are quite interesting. Maybe you will have some time during the holiday season to read through this yearbook. Click the link to read the online version of the Yearbook featuring interviews with the likes of Julie Greenwald (Atlantic), Jay Marciano (AEG), Lex Borrero (NEON16), Larry Mestel (Primary Wave), Dominique Casimir (BMG), Swizz Beatz , Starrah , and many more... (The MBW Yearbook in association with Centtrip)

Music Connection - Directory of Music Publishers - November 2022

Music Connection is one of my 'go-to' sources for Industry Contacts. They have grown from a popular print publication into a spectrum of products and services that address the wants and needs of musicians, the music tech community, and industry support services. Music Connection just published the November '22 version of the Directory of Music Publishers. The major and indie publishers in this MC directory promote, exploit and collect payments for their writers’ music. The data in this directory is supplied by the listees.  Here is the link to download the updated  Directory Of Music Publishers : More guides can be found below... Just click on the image/title to open the corresponding PDF file. Directory Of Mastering Studios Directory Of Film/TV Music Supervisors & Post-Production Directory Of Rehearsal Studios Directory Of Gear Rentals Directory Of Managers & Booking Agents Directory

How To Monetize Your Lyrics For Additional Revenue

Lyrics are frequently overlooked as a revenue source (royalties). Here's a rough sketch of how you can benefit from song lyrics as a potential source of revenue. (or skip all of the backgrounds and go straight to our solution at the bottom of this page) What Kinds Of Royalties Are Earned With Song Lyrics? The short answer is mechanical royalties . Mechanical Royalties are generated through physical or digital reproduction (e.g. streams) and distribution of your copyrighted songs. This applies to all music formats old and new such as vinyl, CD, cassette, digital downloads, and streaming services. Record labels, streaming services, etc. pay a mechanical royalty every time they reproduce and sell a CD of the music, AND for each time lyrics are displayed. The long answer depends on how you’re sharing your royalties with the sources that license them. Generally speaking, your distributor or record label – i.e., the entity monetizing your recording – is responsible for passing your well

DIY - Getting Your Lyrics Displayed On Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, ...

Why would you want your lyrics to appear on as many services as possible? If the lyrics to a song are easily accessible, 88% of listeners will view them (e.g. by pressing an icon on a webpage or in an app) The addition of lyrics improves the listening experience. Listeners will be curious about what the artist is saying during live performances where artists are speaking / calling out to the audience (and are less audible). Law requires websites and services to pay royalties each time lyrics are displayed (songwriter royalties). With 88% of listeners viewing song lyrics, having your lyrics displayed on streaming services is a simple way to generate additional royalties! The process that is used to collect these royalties, also ensures that you receive royalties when your song is covered by another artist, when lyrics are used in books, sheet music, etc..   The steps to get your song lyrics on Spotify, Apple Music, etc. is relatively easy... and we have tools and guides to help you. The

What is LyricFind?

By Will Donohue Why We Wrote This Guide This guide was composed to provide you with a comprehensive breakdown of the lyric licensing company, LyricFind . In sharing information about what LyricFind does and why, we hope you will feel comfortable deciding whether or not LyricFind’s services are right for you. Moreover, offers artists / managers a way to submit their time-synced lyrics into the LyricFind system and we hope this guide helps readers to understand the importance of LyricFind and its data. Who Is This Guide For Songwriters and Lyricists who want to ensure their lyrics are properly licensed and are generating the maximum amount of royalties Music Publishers  whose lyric catalogs are being exploited without proper licensing Contents History of LyricFind What is LyricFind? LyricFind’s Services Registration What Does LyricFind Do For You? Notable Partners Sources History of LyricFind Christopher Book, Mohamed Moutadayne, and Darryl Ballentine founded LyricFin

What is Musixmatch?

Musixmatch is an Italian music data company and platform for users to search and share song lyrics with translations. It is the largest platform of this kind in the world having 80 million users (50 million active users), 8 million lyrics, and 100+ employees Musixmatch's mobile app displays lyrics time-synchronized with the music being played. Its native apps can scan all the songs in a user's music library, find lyrics, and be used as a music player. On Android, it also supports music streaming services like Spotify, Google Play Music, Deezer, Rhapsody, and YouTube. The company also has global agreements with Apple Music, Amazon Music, Instagram, Facebook, Google Search, and Spotify. Features Musixmatch has a public database where lyrics are displayed. Users can sign up and contribute lyrics, translations, and synchronization of lyrics to the audio of a song, for points that correspond to a user level. The points have no redeemable value, but are a marker of the users' con

Lyrics Submission Tools

We are constantly encouraging artists to publish lyrics to the main lyric databases. So, we felt it would help if we also share a few of the tools that we have.  Here are the links to the tools that we have created and are actively using while processing lyrics for use in various lyric databases. The workflow  You can use these tools in any order you please, BUT we personally get the most out of these tools when we work in the following order... Musixmatch   Genius LyricFind Format checker for Musixmatch URL: How to use:  Transcribe or use the lyric transcript provided by the artist.  Note: This tool only triggers when you drag & drop content into the white area of this tool.  If the lyric transcript is in another browser window, you can drag and drop text from that browser window into this tool.  If the lyric transcript is not yet in another browser window, then copy & paste the lyric into the Genius tool. Select

How to Get Your Music on Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, YouTube and more...

So you've written, produced, and mixed a masterpiece, and it's time to share it with the rest of the world. If you are an independent artist, the next step is to figure out how to distribute your music. This article provides a summary of the options we believe are the most popular for getting your music distributed to Spotify and other major streaming platforms. What Options Do You Have? There are plenty of music distributors who can help you get your music on Spotify and other streaming platforms. Some take a percentage of your royalties in exchange for allowing you to list your music for free, while others charge a fee upfront in exchange for allowing you to keep 100% of your royalties. Some distributors offer additional services such as mixing and mastering, as well as tracking and marketing tools for your music. It all depends on your needs as an artist and your budget. Every music distribution platform has its own advantages and disadvantages. The overviews will help you t