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Get Your Music on Spotify

TuneCore makes it easier than ever to get your music on Spotify and onto the playlists of new fans. Once you get your music streaming on Spotify, simply create an account and download the app to start sharing your music, creating playlists, and following other artists. Your fans can play Spotify on the go, taking your music with them wherever they go. Keep track of your play counts on Spotify with TuneCore daily trend reporting.

Spotify Verified Artist Accounts allow TuneCore artists and labels to easily build a community of followers and interact with fans directly from artist pages. Each time you create a Spotify playlist or share your tracks, your fans will hear them.

Get Your Music on Spotify
Get Your Music on Spotify

Make Money on Spotify

1

How do I sell my music on Spotify and make money?

You make money on Spotify via paid streams. Fans can choose either a free, ad-supported tier or a premium subscription to stream a massive catalogue of music, including your own.

2

How much do I get paid from Spotify?

Spotify has deals with rights holders in all of its launch countries. A royalty is based on how frequently your music gets played. Each stream earns you a share of Spotify’s advertising and subscription revenue. The actual amount varies and depends on the ratio of revenue and your percentage of the total number of streams on Spotify in a given month.

3

How do I get on Spotify playlists?

To get featured on a Spotify playlist, you can either complete the TuneCore feature form or get in touch with influencers and groups creating the playlists themselves. For advice on how to get featured on Spotify playlists, see here.

 

4

In which countries is Spotify available?

NORTH AMERICA: USA and Canada. The USA alone is  the largest music market for digital streams.
EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom. Europe is the second largest market for music streaming.
LATAM: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. In 2015, Latin America was the fastest growing digital region in the world, and Spotify is both growing and dominating the stream arena.
ASIA / PACIFIC: Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan. These 9 countries represent both established and growing markets for music streams.

Even if your country of residence/interest is not available yet, you can be alerted when they are added.

Additional Spotify Info

• It takes about 48-72 business hours (2-3 business days) for your songs to go live on Spotify.

• TuneCore is an official Spotify aggregator, listed on their artist support pages.

Spotify has decided to restrict some of their content to paid subscribers only, offering artists more money per stream.

Spotify has integrated itself with the navigation app Waze to offer users a seamless navigation experience while enjoying music on Spotify.

Do you have more questions about Spotify? Check out our help pages for selling your music on Spotify.

Interested in collecting even more money for your music? Find out more about TuneCore Music Publishing Administration.

Get Your Music On Spotify