New Store Alert: Break Into the Korean Music Market with Music Island

TuneCore is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Music Island to get your releases on six digital music stores/streaming platforms throughout the Asian market. Everyone knows one of the biggest advantages indie artists have when distributing their music digitally with TuneCore is reach. With over 150 stores across the globe, TuneCore gives artists the […]

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TuneCore Launches New Music Publishing Administration Updates & Features

TuneCore is announcing exciting new enhancements to the  Music Publishing Administration services we offer artists. These include: faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection, a new and improved ‘splits’ process, and more! Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for artists who wanted to […]

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TuneCore Artists Hit Cash Record: $1.5 Billion in Revenue

TuneCore today announced that its artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 2018. This brings total distribution revenue to $1.5 billion, 100% of which was paid to TuneCore artists. Distribution income for artists reached $308 million in 2018, a 28% year-over-year increase. In addition to distribution income, […]

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Your Fans Want to Hear Your Narrative: Crafting a Story for Your Music Career

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.] When it comes to promoting your music, it’s easy to focus on social media, writing emails to your fans, and exciting album launches. But often, the more subtle elements – like crafting an incredible bio or developing your image – are overlooked or put on […]

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Join Us At SXSW 2019 For Our #MusicMadeMe Mixer!

Heading to SXSW 2019? Swing by Javelina on Friday, March 15th for the #MusicMadeMe Mixer It’s that time again! Each year, thousands of independent artists descend upon Austin, Texas to perform, network and learn during the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) conference. Whether they’re ‘official’ showcasing artists or simply showed up to perform wherever they […]

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Wednesday Video Diversion: January 16, 2019

Happy Hump Day! We’re back with another fantastic line up of TuneCore Artist music videos from across the genre-sphere. And as always we’re finding a reason to look back on this day in music history – this week we’re acknowledging Tina Turner, who on this day in 1988 broke a world record by performing to […]

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TuneCore Announces New Distribution Features

What’s the old expression…”If ain’t broke, don’t fix it”? Yeah, well, we’re not really into that here at TuneCore. Today we’re announcing some cool new features that we’ve added to TuneCore’s digital distribution process that we’re sure our artist community will dig! Apple ID Mapping This ever happen to you? You’re excited to release a […]

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Join TuneCore at A3C Conference 2018!

It’s almost that time again. Each October, thousands of hip hop artists, producers, fans and industry professionals ascend upon Atlanta for A3C (All 3 Coasts) – part conference, part festival, with attendees from all corners of the world. A3C has remained a staple in the world of independent hip hop, acting as a meetup for […]

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July Industry Wrap-Up

France and U.S. See Uptick in Music Streams Across The Board We’re always excited to report on developments and advancements in the music streaming world, and in July, we were not disappointed! Let’s start with France: with recorded music sales numbers from the first half of 2018 in, it’s been announced that the major music […]

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Introducing: Facebook Monetization for TuneCore Artists

Today, we’re excited to announce a service offering unique to TuneCore Artists: Facebook Monetization. The idea behind this service is to ensure that you get paid for allowing Facebook and Instagram to use your music across their platforms. Facebook Monetization is 100% free for TuneCore Artists – simply head to your dashboard, sign-up, and select […]

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