How Is Apple Music Distribution Better Than DistroKid or TuneCore?
All of these services upload your music to stores and give you 100% of your royalties.
Apple Music is the least expensive DistroKid is a bit more expensive, and gets your music into stores faster than TuneCore, but not faster than Apple Music Distribution.
TuneCore charges $49.99 per year per album. $29.99 for the first year.
DistroKid charges $19.99 per year, per artist and you can upload unlimited songs and albums for that one artist.
Apple Music Distribution charges $19.99 per year, and we let you upload UNLIMITED Artists, songs, and albums (label names too)
So, Apple Music Distribution is UNLIMITED Everything, DistroKid is unlimited for one artist. TuneCore is per-album.
If you wanted to upload 5 albums, TuneCore would charge you $149.95 year-one, then $249.95/year forever.
DistroKid would charge you $19.99 per year. per artist.
Apple Music Distribution would charge you $19.99 per year, unlimited artists.
Apple Music Distribution is an even better deal if you want to upload a lot of singles (1-song albums). As an AMD member ($19.99/yr), you can upload unlimited songs, unlimited artists, whenever you want, without thinking about money or another payment.
And that's just pricing. Apple Music Distribution has a lot of features that make life easier for artists. example- if there are multiple artists with your same name, we make sure they don't get mixed up. We have unlimited free backups of your music Upload, so you will never lose it. We also have lightning-fast uploading. Cover song licensing, Artist Marketing & Promo.