TuneCore is the world’s leading digital distributor for online music and video. Founded in 2005, TuneCore offers musicians and other rights-holders the opportunity to place their music into online retailers such as iTunes, GooglePlay, AmazonMP3, Zune Marketplace, Rhapsody, eMusic, Spotify, and others for sale. TuneCore distributes between 15,000 – 20,000 newly recorded releases a month, this is more music being distributed monthly than all the major labels combined in 100 years. Tunecore registers musicians’ songs worldwide in over 60 countries and is affiliated with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. Tunecore partnered with INDMUSIC, YouTube’s largest independent music network, to monetize both music compositions and sound recordings for maximum YouTube earnings potential.
The TuneCore artist community has made over $405.6 million in revenue and sold over 6.1 billion total downloads and streams, since TuneCore launched in 2006, representing over 60% of all new music sales. TuneCore is a partner with hundreds of thousands of artists and labels, ranging from indie artists to high profile performers, including: Drake, The Civil Wars, Sonic Youth, Beck, Jay-Z, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards, Blood On The Dance Floor, Public Enemy, Willie Nelson, They Might Be Giants, Donna Summer, MGM Studios, Moby, Girl Talk & Brian Eno. This market share continues to grow significantly quarterly. In addition, many of TuneCore’s artist customers dominate the iTunes, Amazon and other music retail charts outselling and out earning well over 98% of major label releases.
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