Put Your Music On iTunes
Ready to get your music on iTunes and Apple Music? TuneCore makes it easy to upload your songs on iTunes, Apple Music, and other digital music stores & streaming platforms. You keep 100% of your revenue.
How To Put Your Music on iTunes
- Sign up for a TuneCore account to put your music on iTunes.
- Select the type of release you want to get on iTunes: single or album.
- Upload your music and cover art to put your songs on iTunes.
- Add music contributors so they get credited when your songs are sold.
- Sell your music on iTunes once it’s been approved by TuneCore.
- View your sales and streaming reports. You keep 100% of your revenue.
How to Make Money on iTunes
How to Make Money on iTunes
Earn 100% of the money owed to you from your downloads on iTunes.
With over 241 million active users, iTunes is one of the most popular digital music stores in the world. By selling your album or EP on iTunes, you can make it easier for fans to find and play your songs than ever before. And when iTunes pays you, we’ll put 100% of your money directly into your TuneCore account.
Post your music on iTunes without giving up any of the money you earn.
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.
Don’t have a label? No problem.
TUNECORE DOESN'T STOP AT ITUNES
TuneCore adds your music to more than 150 online music stores and streaming services across the world, including:
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO PUT SONGS ON ITUNES?
TuneCore has made it simple, cheap, and fast to get your music on the most popular streaming services and stores worldwide. Publish your music on iTunes 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 YOUR MUSIC ON ITUNES?
We care about making sure that your releases get out to your fan base as soon as possible. It takes us about one day to approve your songs, then you can expect to hear them on iTunes after about five days.
CAN ANYONE UPLOAD THEIR MUSIC TO ITUNES?
Worried that you might not qualify for distributing your songs through TuneCore? Not a problem. Anyone can distribute their releases and sell them on iTunes, so long as you follow our Style Guide on release information and have your songs in the preferred format.
Where are you reaching when you put your music on iTunes?
iTunes and Apple Music are available to music fans in over 100 countries and territories. When you put your music on iTunes and Apple Music, you're greatly expanding your reach and potential to be discovered across the world.
HOW OFTEN DOES ITUNES PAY OUT?
Though TuneCore gets you paid as soon as possible, we still have to wait for iTunes. Typically, there is a two-month delay on streaming services and online stores earnings. So, if you put your music on iTunes in January, you’ll see your first payments in March.
How do I promote my music on Apple Music ?
Once your music is live on Apple Music, you can claim your profile on Apple Music for Artists. This platform allows you to manage your Apple Music profile, add new photos, edit your bio and more.
WHAT’S THE CATCH?
There is none. Music distribution used to be complicated, but TuneCore turned it into a simple, friendly service. We have led the industry in helping anyone to upload their songs around the world. And don’t forget, we won’t take a dime of the money you earn.