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Get Your Songs on YouTube Music

TuneCore makes it simple to get your songs on YouTube Music and other streaming services like Spotify, Deezer, and Apple Music, all without taking a penny of your earnings. TuneCore pairs your music with your cover art to make your tracks discoverable to fans everywhere on YouTube Music.

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How to Put Your Music on YouTube

TuneCore has made it easy to get your music streaming on YouTube and get paid for those streams. Distribute your songs to YouTube Music today.

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Upload Your Music to TuneCore

Create an account and upload your songs, artwork, and release information within a matter of minutes. Select YouTube Music and up to 150 other digital stores and streaming services available through TuneCore.

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TuneCore Gets Your Music on YouTube

We send your music to every store partner you've selected, and you'll be available for fans to download and stream your release in no time. Your tracks will be available in YouTube as an Art Track faster than any other distribution service. 

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You Get Paid 100%

You get paid any time your tracks are played on YouTube Music, and 100% of your earnings go directly into your TuneCore account. We never keep a cut of your streaming revenue.

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How to Make Money on YouTube

How to Make Money on YouTube

Earn every penny of the money you earn from streams on YouTube Music.

YouTube makes your music available on YouTube Music as "Art Tracks," which are videos of your music paired with your artwork and release details. These videos can be easily found in YouTube searches, and shared just like any other video on YouTube.

With over one billion active monthly users worldwide, YouTube is one of the globe's leading video streaming services. By making your music available on YouTube, you are making your music accessible for easy streaming and sharing around the world. And any time YouTube pays you for those streams, you'll see 100% of your earnings directly in your TuneCore account. 

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Why Choose TuneCore

Worldwide Distribution
Keep 100% of Your Revenue
Full Sales Reporting
Artist Services

TuneCore has been advocating for independent artists for over a decade. Since we launched in 2006, it's been our mission to level the playing field for musicians and independent labels everywhere by offering the distribution, analytics, and services to help you grow your career.

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More Stores

TuneCore sends your songs to more than 150 store partners across the world. Get your music 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 $14.99 to publish a single and $39.99 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.