TuneCore Artists Top $371 Million in Earnings

New York, NY, January 15, 2014

TuneCore, the premier provider of digital music distribution and publishing administration services, announced today that TuneCore Artists have earned over $371 million in earnings since the first music release was distributed in 2006. The earnings are driven by over 5 billion downloads and streams during the same period.

In 2013 alone, TuneCore Artists earned $121 million (+19% growth versus 2012) from over 3 billion downloads and streams (+174% growth versus 2012). The strong acceleration in artists’ earnings is only part of the story. Just as impressive is the worldwide exposure and industry recognition TuneCore Artists achieved in 2013…

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Looking Back: The Top 10 TuneCore Blog Posts of 2013

Did you think we weren’t going to jump on the “Best Of” bandwagon as this year comes to a close? Think again. 2013 was an incredible year for TuneCore Artists, and we showcased their accomplishments and tips for others navigating the music industry independently on our blog, along with some exciting TuneCore developments.

So without further ado, check out our top 10 blog posts of 2013 that give you just a little taste of what our community’s been up to…

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New Store Alert! Send Your Music to Slacker Radio

We’ve made it to the holiday season! And because that happens to be a huge music-buying time, it’s important to get your music in as many places as you can now, so fans can discover it.

Well, it’s a good thing we just added a new music service for distribution: Slacker Radio…

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Meet Our New Partner: Interview with INDMUSIC Co-Founder/CEO Brandon Martinez

Earlier this week we announced that TuneCore can now help artists make money on YouTube.  We also announced our exciting new partnership with INDMUSIC, which allows artists to make money when their music is used on YouTube.  

We had a chance to talk to INDMUSIC’s co-founder/CEO Brandon Martinez to learn how they monetized the Harlem Shake, why artists can benefit from joining the Multi Channel Network (MCN), and why they decided to work with TuneCore…

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New Store Alert: Send Your Music to JB Hi-Fi Today!

Did you know that Australia is #6 among countries with the most music sales?  Another interesting fact about Australia is that the average music spend per person is $22—almost double what’s spent in the U.S.!

Well, it’s now even easier to make sure all the music lovers in Australia can discover and buy your music.  Why?

We’ve added distribution to JB Hi-Fi, Australia’s largest streaming music service that has a loyal and growing fan base.

Ready to get your music to JB Hi-Fi subscribers? Add it today.

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TuneCore Launches Composition Manager for Royalty Transparency

Music Publishing Administration Tool Facilitates Quicker Royalty Collecting for Songwriters

New York, NY, October 30, 2013

TuneCore, the premier provider of digital music distribution, announced today a major enhancement to its Music Publishing Administration Service with the launch of a new tool that provides songwriters unprecedented insights into the composition registration process, along with actionable feedback. The tool will facilitate quicker registrations and more efficient royalty collection by TuneCore from over 60 countries…

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Register Your Compositions Faster for Songwriter Royalty Collection

The process of composition registration and royalty collection involves multiple steps and coordination between the songwriter, publishing administrator, digital music stores and local collection societies in over 60 countries. With all of this happening, it can be difficult for songwriters to know exactly where they are in the process and if there’s anything they need to do to speed things along.

Luckily, this process just got a whole lot easier for songwriters. We’ve launched a new, web-based portal within our Publishing Administration service that will give you ultimate transparency into the composition registration process: Composition Manager. Through the tool you can see and resolve any registration issues like missing splits or disputes, which expedites our ability to collect your songwriter royalties…

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Submit New Music for Winter Showcase 2013: A TuneCore Artist Compilation

Getting your music in front of new people is an incredible opportunity for any artist, and with the holiday season fast approaching, there’s no better time to grow your fan base. So, we’re creating a new TuneCore Artist compilation to get your music out there: Winter Showcase 2013.

Past TuneCore promotional compilation albums have seen over 300,000 downloads, and they consistently rank in the Top 10 for free albums on Amazon MP3 U.S. around their release dates.

To be considered for our new compilation, just fill out the form and remember these key points…

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October TuneCore Artist Spotlight – Milestones & iTunes Chart Leaders

It feels like we hear about a TuneCore Artist breaking a record or making it to the top of the iTunes charts almost every day.  And we’re certainly not complaining!  October may not be over yet but we don’t want to wait to congratulate all of the TuneCore Artists who achieved milestones this month.  So get ready for some serious name dropping…

Singer/Songwriter Ben Rector reached a career milestone with 2 million digital downloads! His latest album, The Walking in Between, debuted at #1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Top Albums chart, #4 on the iTunes Top Albums chart (all genres) and #16 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart…

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TuneCore Milestone: Artists' Earnings Top $330 Million

20% Growth in TuneCore Artist Earnings, 135% Increase in Music Downloads and Streams 

New York, NY, October 14, 2013

Today TuneCore, the premiere digital music distributor, announced that TuneCore Artists have earned over $330 million in sales revenue since the company’s launch in 2006. TuneCore Artist earnings grew 20% January-September 2013 versus the same period in 2012. TuneCore Artists also saw a 135% increase in music downloads and streams during the same period, reaching over 4 billion units since TuneCore launched…

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