Artist Advice

We're more than a distributor. From Unlimited Guides & Master Classes, to showcasing top TuneCore talent across the globe, to the latest breaking news & partnerships– this is the complete, essential artist hub for every stage of your independent music career.

Unlimited Guides

Unlocking Opportunities: How to Get Booked for Music Shows and Festivals

Do you want to play SXSW someday? Let us show you how to begin taking actionable steps towards music festival booking, from polished EPKs to local networking.

+20 Essential Music Publishing Terms Musicians Must Know

To walk the walk of music publishing, you have to talk the talk – we can help with that. Presenting the basic music publishing terms that everyone needs to know, from “administrator” to “work for hire contracts.”

Music Publishing 101

Ever wondered how music publishing works? Wonder no more. Learn about royalty types, publishing administration, and ensure you collect the royalties your music is already generating.

Streaming Fraud on Spotify and Other Platforms, Plus How to Prevent It

Streaming fraud on Spotify and other platforms is changing the music industry. Here are actionable ways for you to identify and prevent it to advance your career with transparency and integrity intact.

How to Get a Job in the Music Industry

You want to be a musician – why not work in the music industry? Use these strategies to find the right job for you, improve your skills, and advance your artistic pursuits through conscious networking.

Best Music Marketing Strategies for Music Artists

Best Strategies There is nothing more rewarding or frustrating in the modern music industry than marketing strategies. The Weeknd parlayed effective digital marketing strategies into a long-term A-list career and made it look effortless. Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast went viral on TikTok for detailing her disappointment with her album release watch and the toll […]

How to Get Into the Music Industry

Do you feel like an outsider looking in on the music industry? We’ve got your back. This guide to the modern music business covers the professions that make it up, how to get a foothold in it, and steps you can take to be and feel like an industry insider.

How to Grow on TikTok as a Music Artist and Earn Money

How to Grow on as a Music Artist It’s one of Gen Z’s top three apps. It inspires its users to create content from the hottest singles and long-forgotten deep cuts. There’s no breakthrough for Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, or Ice Spice without it. Artists are blowing up on TikTok every week. If you’re […]

How To Make Money with Music as Your Primary Income Source

How To Make Money with Music as Your Source We get it: it feels impossible to make money with music as your primary income source.Major-label artists are struggling to make money with music, let alone maximize their music streaming revenues. Independent musicians are competing with those artists for a spot on the best Spotify and […]

6 Ways to Increase Your Streams After the First Week

6 Ways to Increase Your After the First Week You put a massive amount of work into songwriting, recording, mixing, and mastering your music. Then finally, after months of effort and planning, you press the upload button and deliver your release to fans across the globe. It might seem like the work is done once […]

From Our Artist Community

TuneCore Tuesdays: No Komment

His east-coast technique couples with a deep-rooted love & respect for his Pakistani-American heritage; No Komment draws both his best work & his inspiration from the community.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Rob Twizz

"Coming from where I grew up, you didn’t get a pass to make it in hip-hop. You had to earn your name, and on top of it, you had to really mean what you spoke."

TuneCore Tuesdays: Gabrielle Lynn

Backed by Grammy Award-winning producer DeMario “RioTheyNeedaHit” Bridges, Lynn is tapping into her soulful sound with more ease than ever.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Morgan Bosman

Bosman's music is dominated by disco dance tracks, underpinned with lo-fi hip-hop beats and topped with a sultry R&B vocal lean. In order to find her distinctive style, she had to discover herself.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Runner and Bobby

After one EP (Eras) and three follow-up tracks in 2019, Bailey found huge success with his single "Fall for Her (Nobody Else)" which has since racked up over 1.5 million+ streams on Spotify.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Sia Amun

Growing up in a studio surrounded by the most prolific R&B artists of the ’90s, SIA AMUN was destined to be a musician.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Brent Morgan

Starting out on YouNow, Morgan has now amassed a huge loyal following on YouTube & TikTok. "If you’re putting out good music, it's going to be found.”

TuneCore Tuesdays: Erin Kirby

She's no stranger to the spotlight. By age 13, she had gone on to appear in the reality television series Kim of Queens, and Steve Harvey’s variety series Showtime at the Apollo.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Jakob Campbell

Hip hop artist Jakob Campbell made his first splash in 2019, when viewers of Netflix's hit competition show Rhythm + Flow rooted him on from their living rooms.

TuneCore Tuesdays: Nigel Roxbury

We’re back with another installation of our latest series, TuneCore Tuesdays, which aims to highlight artists and other music professionals who are writing, recording, and hustling on their own terms. By showcasing creatives doing it their way all over the globe, TuneCore Tuesdays aims to empower and inspire our diverse community of artists.  This week […]

TuneCore News

Believe and TuneCore Help Artists Get the Most from Discovery Mode Test in Partnership with Spotify

Believe invests in building dedicated data and digital marketing intelligence platform.

Believe and TuneCore launch Operations in Benelux

Distribution services for independent artists continue global expansion into Belgium, The Netherlands, & Luxembourg.

TuneCore Partners with iZotope

Award-winning audio software and plug-ins for mixing, mastering, restoration, and more.

TuneCore Expands Operations Into Southeast Asia

Distribution services for independent artists continue global expansion, making debut in Southeast Asia

Be the Change: Women Making Music 2021

TuneCore and Believe Partner with MIDiA for First of its Kind Global Study

Claim your YouTube Official Artist Channel Today!

Bring together all your content from your different YouTube channels into one place while giving you more control over your profile.

Introducing TuneCore Rewards

An interactive program to sharpen your skills with plenty of rewarding opportunties & promotions along the way.

TuneCore Continues Global Expansion, Enters Latin America

Owned by Paris-based Believe, TuneCore LATAM will support artists in Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Spain.

TuneCore Partners with Groover, Empowering Artists to Get Their Music Heard

Connecting musicians to over 900 media outlets, music labels, and influencers, hand-selected by the Groover team.

Introducing TuneCore Certified

Celebrating our artists when their releases surpass major streaming milestones across our 150+ digital music stores worldwide, including Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and more.