How can I get my song, album, and artist promoted on Apple Music and iTunes?

All featured content on Apple Music and iTunes is based on editorial discretion. To learn more about marketing on Apple Music and iTunes, visit Market with iTunes.

How do I share my music on Apple Music and iTunes?

You can link to Apple Music or iTunes via the Link Maker tool or by following these steps: 

Apple Music (iOS)

  1. Choose the song or album you want to share by clicking and holding the song until the menu options appear.
  2. Select Share Song from the menu. 
  3. Choose how you want to share the song (message, social media, email, etc.).

Apple Music (Desktop)

  1. Choose the song or album you want to share by clicking the ellipses.
  2. Select Share Song from the menu.
  3. Choose how you want to share the song (message, social media, email, etc.).

iTunes

  1. Click the arrow next to the album or song.
  2. Choose Copy Link from the menu.
  3. Choose how you want to share the song (message, social media, email, etc.).

Links to albums and songs may vary by country or region. Be sure to use the correct Apple Music and iTunes link for the users in that country or region.

How can I access my analytics for my songs and albums on Apple Music?

Most music gets delivered by content providers, which are labels and distributors. If you’re an independent artist visit Apple Music for Artists.

If you’ve already signed up for Apple Music for Artists and need help getting started, review our Support articles or contact us for assistance.

Can I update my biography on Apple Music?

Apple Music bios are obtained from TiVo. For requests to add or update a bio for your artist page, contact TiVo at the following address:

Content.Music@TiVo.com

Include “Apple Music Request” in the subject line.

Note: While requests for your bio may be submitted, responses to the request from TiVo are not guaranteed.

If the bio displayed is factually incorrect or represents a different artist, contact us.

What is iTunes Match and where is it available?

iTunes Match is a subscription that adds all of your music to your iCloud Music Library using iTunes on a Mac or PC. 

Learn more about your country or region’s availability, at iTunes Match.

Who is responsible for additional publishing licenses and fees for Apple Music?

Apple enters into direct licenses with applicable music publishers for Apple Music and the iTunes in the Cloud. 

You are responsible for administering royalty payments and reporting to the applicable music publishers, just as you are responsible for the mechanical royalties for song downloads. 

Apple will provide you the payments due to music publishers for the usage of your music, and you will hold those sum payments in trust until you pay the applicable music publishers, along with reporting to such publishers the sound recording usage data that Apple will provide to you.

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