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Get Your Songs on YouTube Music

TuneCore makes it simple to get your music streaming on YouTube Music & other services like Apple Music and Spotify, all without taking any of the money you earn. TuneCore will pair your tracks with your album art to make your songs discoverable on YouTube Music to fans everywhere.

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How to Get Your Music on YouTube

It’s never been easier to earn money from your music.  Get streaming on YouTube Music today.

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Upload Your Tracks through TuneCore

Submit your tracks, artwork, and release information quickly and easily through the TuneCore website. Choose to add your tracks to YouTube Music and up to more than 150 additional store & streaming services.

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We Send Your Tracks to YouTube

TuneCore will make your music discoverable in YouTube Music as an Art Track, which is a video of your music with your cover art. We'll add your music to all the other stores & streaming services you picked too - from iTunes to Spotify, to anything in between.

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You Get Paid

Every time your songs get streamed on YouTube Music, you get paid directly into your TuneCore account. TuneCore never keeps a percentage of your sales revenue.

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How to Earn Money on YouTube

How to Earn Money on YouTube

Earn 100% of the money you're owed from your streams on YouTube Music.

Songs that TuneCore distributes to YouTube Music will be made available on YouTube Music as "Art Tracks," which are YouTube videos made of your music paired with your cover art. These videos can be found, streamed, and shared easily with your fans on the YouTube.

YouTube is one of the most popular video streaming services in the world, featuring over 180 million active users per month in the US alone. Putting your music on YouTube Music, makes it easier for new fans to hear your music than ever before. And when YouTube Music pays you your streaming revenue, we’ll put all of your earnings directly into your account.

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TuneCore has been advocating for independent artists worldwide for over a decade. Since 2006, we’ve made it our mission to level the playing field for artists everywhere by offering the distribution, data, and tools and services to help you take your career to another level.

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TuneCore can send your music to every major digital music store and streaming service around the world. Make sure you’re heard everywhere fans listen to music.

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 $11.99 to publish a single and $35.99 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.