A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Releasing an EP

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo. Rich is a freelance writer and editor, and is the Director of Public Relations and Creative at NGAGE.]   A Quick Look at the Assets Needed and Suggested Timeline for Releasing An EP as an Independent Artist One of the hardest thing for an artist to do is wait. […]

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New Store Alert: Boomplay Music

Here at TuneCore, we’re always on the move to offer independent artists with as many outlets by which to reach fans as possible. That’s why we’re excited to announce our partnership with Boomplay Music, a streaming and download platform serving music fans in pan-Africa and African diaspora markets. Boomplay Music – an app developed by […]

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iHeartRadio Expands Services For Users

Hot on the heels of announcing 100 million registered users, iHeartRadio recently released their newest services, iHeartRadio Plus and iHeartRadio All Access (powered by Napster) and we’re excited to announce that these services are now available for TuneCore Artists to distribute their music to! iHeartRadio already offers listeners access to over 750 live streams of […]

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The Music Industry Belongs to the Hypercreators

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Ryan Kairalla, an entertainment lawyer based in Miami, FL. He recently published Break the Business: Declaring Your Independence and Achieving True Success in the Music Industry and also hosts the Break The Business Podcast.]   “You can’t use up creativity, the more you use the more you have.” […]

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TuneCore’s New Refer a Friend Program Helps Artists Earn and Save

Anyone creating music in 2017 knows that collaboration is a beautiful thing. Whether it’s a featured hip hop verse, a bluegrass rhythm section, or two songwriters coming together in the studio, musicians working toward a common artistic goal can have incredible results. Heck, we’ve even talked about apps that allow artists to collaborate with greater […]

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TuneCore Closes Out Strong Year of International Growth With Launch of TuneCore Italy

Streaming Is On The Rise Across All International Markets BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – December 13, 2016 – TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration service provider, caps off a strong year of sustained and international growth with the announcement today of TuneCore Italy – the service provider’s fourth launch in the European market […]

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July News From Our Store Partners

By Stefanie Flamm Our stores are gearing up for the second half of the year with some exciting new developments: Spotify attempts to rival Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio by launching two new radio shows on their service. TIDAL caters to both artists and listeners alike at the twelfth annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival in […]

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Closing Out a Strong 2015: TuneCore Artists Earn More Than $142 Million

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2016 — TuneCore Artists earned $36.8 million from digital streams and downloads in Q4 2015, capping off another strong year of sustained growth, which saw independent artists on TuneCore earn over $142 million, a 7 percent increase from 2014. Publishing revenue for TuneCore artists was up 47 percent in 2015 and sync revenue […]

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What It Means: Catalog Sales Outnumber Current Sales

Every year since people have been reading and writing blogs, January has been a time in the music industry to examine the depressing statistics of album sales from the previous year. While often grim, these articles are an essential part of covering the year-to-year evolution and changes in how music fans consume their favorite genres. (Plus, […]

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January News From Our Store Partners

By Dwight Brown It’s a month into the New Year and a new day for our digital store partners and independent artists too.   More music fans are watching YouTube than ever before. Deezer has gotten funded and is looking to conquer North America. Amazon Music is trying to further differentiate itself from other music subscription services. Q.SIC, […]

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