How to Make Money on Tidal
Keep 100% of the money your streams earn on TIDAL.
Music fans love TIDAL for their curated playlists and HiFi audio. When you post your music on TIDAL, you make it easier for fans to stream your music at it’s best quality, and increase the chances of being discovered by new audiences across the globe.
Plus, you can make even more money with TIDAL’s Direct Artist Payout program. This breakthrough initiative gives artists access to an additional revenue stream, so that you can benefit directly from your biggest fans on TIDAL. Each month, a percentage of each HiFi Plus subscribers’ membership fees will be directed towards their top streamed artist for that month. All revenue collected through TIDAL’s Direct Artist Payout program is in addition to TIDAL streaming royalties.
Promote your music on TIDAL today, without giving up any of the money you earn.
WHY USE TUNECORE FOR TIDAL?
TuneCore has been advocating for independent artists worldwide for over a decade. Since 2006, we have always made it our mission to level the playing field for musicians everywhere.
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How much does it cost to sell music on TIDAL?
TuneCore offers artists an affordable, fast and easy way to get their music on the most popular streaming services and stores around the world. Upload your music on TIDAL with TuneCore starting at $9.99 per single and $29.99 per album or EP.
How long does it take to get music on TIDAL?
TuneCore makes sure your music available to your fans as quickly as possible. Our team needs about one day to approve your single or album. Once your release is approved, you can expect to see it on TIDAL after about one to three business days.
How often does TIDAL pay out?
TuneCore will make your money available as quickly as possible, but we still have to wait for TIDAL. Generally, there is a two-month delay on revenue from stores and streaming services. So, if you put your music on TIDAL in May, you're revenue will be available in July.
Can anyone put their music on TIDAL?
Concerned that your songs might not qualify for distribution via TuneCore? Don’t worry. Anyone can get their music online using TuneCore, as long as you follow our Style Guide on release information and have your songs in the preferred format.
Does TuneCore keep any of my earnings?
Absolutely not. While you focus on your music, TuneCore makes sure that the distribution process is straightforward to get your music in front of listeners from around the world. You put in 100% of the work and we always make sure you get paid for what you earn. Plus, we'll never take a cent from you.