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Can you believe that it’s December already? We certainly can’t! Time to put down the last of those Turkey Day leftovers and focus on the busiest music-buying season of the year, as well as getting your 2015 plans in motion.

There’s a lot that went on in November that can help you get your new music out there and connect with your fans (old and new). One of the most important items was announcing iTunes holiday delays and closings. If you want your music live in December, you need to distribute now!

November Spotlight on Artists

Colt FordHundreds of TuneCore Artists released new music in November so that their songs would be available in iTunes and all the other stores in time for the big holiday music-buying frenzy.

Take a listen to the tracks from the November Spotify Playlist selected from our New Music Tuesday releases featuring: Colt Ford (Country) “Crank It Up,” Tiffany Alford (Singer/Songwriter) “Authenticity,” and Tp & Esco (Hip-Hop/Rap) “Man on the Moon.”

Artists on the Charts and in the News

Jesse James Decker

Sales have exploded for the song “Top of the  World” by Greek Fire and the track is featured on Disney’s Big Hero 6 Trailer.

The new holiday single, Baby It’s Christmas, from Jessie James Decker (star of Eric & Jessie: Game On), hit #1 on iTunes Holiday charts.

The Hip Hop Caucus chose TuneCore to distribute the charity release, HOME (Help Our Mother Earth),” to raise climate change awareness; the compilation features Common, Ne-Yo, Choklate and others.

Blog posts and media coverage, along with TuneCore helping to secure an iTunes placement, helped Stephen the Levite’s new release, Can I Be Honest, land in iTunes Top 20.

Clare Dunn is having great success with her country rocker, Cowboy Side of You,” and recently had a dream come true opening for Bob Seger.

News from TuneCore Music Publishing Administration

God is an AstronautTwin brothers Niels and Torsten Kinsella, along with producerThomas Kinsella and drummer Lloyd Hanney, make up the creative brain trust behind one of the world’s most intense, musically and visually inventive post-rock bands, God is an Astronaut.

TuneCore Music Publishing proudly administers the full catalog from the Glen of the Downs, Ireland instrumental rockers, including their 2005 breakthrough All is Violent, All is Bright and latest release,OriginsRead more news about TuneCore Music Publishing.

November TuneCore Blog Posts You May Have Missed

The Holiday Checklist: 5 Plans for Musicians for the 2014 Holiday Season

To Stream, or Not To Stream – That Is the Question

Interview: Havoc (Mobb Deep) Releases New Album via TuneCore

The State of the Music Industry According to TuneCore Artists

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