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Get Your Songs on YouTube Music

Ready to get your music on YouTube? TuneCore makes it easy to upload your tracks to YouTube Music, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and more. Sell your music online and keep 100% of the money you earn.

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How to Get Your Music on YouTube

TuneCore makes it very easy to get your album, single or EP on YouTube Music. Start making money from your music by following these quick steps:

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You Upload Your Music To TuneCore

It’s quick and easy to submit your music files, cover art, and release information to TuneCore. In addition to YouTube Music, you can publish your music on over 150 additional stores and streaming partners. You can even add optional pre-orders for iTunes and Google Play.   

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TuneCore Sends Your Music to YouTube

TuneCore will publish your release to over 150 stores and streaming services across the world. We help you sell your songs more quickly than any other service. The faster your songs are live in YouTube Music, the sooner you can get your music streamed and added to playlists.

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You Get Paid

Every time your songs get streamed on YouTube Music, you make money. We put your royalties directly into your TuneCore account, and we’ll never keep a percentage of your sales.

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MAKE MONEY WHEN YOU GET YOUR MUSIC ON YOUTUBE

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MAKE MONEY WHEN YOU GET YOUR MUSIC ON YOUTUBE

Keep 100% of the money owed to you from your streams on YouTube Music.

Singles and albums that TuneCore distributes to YouTube Music will be made available on YouTube Music as "Art Tracks." Art Tracks are YouTube videos that stream your music paired with your cover art. With over 180 million active U.S. users per month and weekly playlists, these videos make it easy for you to share with fans and can help you get discovered. And when YouTube pays you, we’ll put 100% of your money directly into your TuneCore account.

Post your music on YouTube without giving up any of the money you earn.

 

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Worldwide Distribution
Keep 100% of Your Revenue
Streaming and Sales Data
Exclusive Artist Services

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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TuneCore Doesn’t Just Stop at YouTube

TuneCore distributes to more than 150 digital music stores and streaming services across 200 countries and territories worldwide, including:

 

How much does it cost to sell music on YouTube Music?

TuneCore makes it cheap, easy, and fast to get your music on the most popular streaming services and stores worldwide. Distribute your music on YouTube Music with TuneCore starting at $9.99 to publish a single and $29.99 to upload an album or an EP.

How long does it take to get music on YouTube Music?

We make sure that your releases get out to your fan base as quickly as possible. It will take us about one day to approve your release. Then you can expect to find your releases on YouTube Music after about one to two weeks.

How often does YouTube Music pay out?

Though TuneCore gets you your digital sales and streaming revenue as soon as possible, we still have to wait for YouTube Music. There is typically a two-month delay on streaming and download revenue earnings. So, if you put your music on YouTube Music in January, you’ll see your first payments in March.

Can anyone put their music on YouTube Music?

Concerned that your songs won't qualify for distribution using TuneCore? Don’t worry. Any artist can upload their music through TuneCore, so long as you follow our Style Guide on release information and have your songs in the preferred format.

What’s the catch?

There's no catch. TuneCore has turned a once-complicated process into a easy, user-friendly service.  We lead the industry in offering an simple way for anyone to upload their music around the world. And don’t forget, we won’t take a penny of the revenue you earn.