How can I upload my music onto iTunes?
If you are an unsigned artist, you can do it yourself, or you can use help from online services. As a signed artist, this is something you label should worry about.
Why is it important to get your music on iTunes?
iTunes Store was launched in 2001, and since its launch, the service has become one of the most important digital entertainment stores in the world. On iTunes you can buy or sell apps, video games, movies and shows, books and most importantly, music.
What does iTunes Radio do?
iTunes Radio is a streaming service, obviously similar to radio. If your tracks are uploaded to iTunes Store, Apple will automatically upload them onto iTunes Radio. This is financially beneficial for you, as Apple will pay you, based on how often listeners stream your music.
What is iTunes Connect?
This isn’t something an artist needs to care about – Apple engineers are responsible for it. This tool is used for managing all the content sold in digital Apple stores – iTunes and App Store.
How much time does it take to get a piece on iTunes?
Apple usually uploads your music within 24 hours of making a request, but sometimes it can take up to 72 hours.
What’s the difference between Apple Music and iTunes?
Both services are connected and managed by Apple, but they are, in fact, very different. While the iTunes store sells music permanently, meaning you only pay once and get it forever, Apple Music is a complex service. You buy a monthly subscription (or a three-month-long one), and you can download and stream whatever music you want, but when your subscription period is over, you have to pay again, or it will be gone. Subscription costs might vary from country to country. iTunes has a relatively bigger coverage than Apple Music – the iTunes store is available in 120 countries, whereas the streaming platform is available in 100, however, the company is working towards expanding their service coverage.
iTunes or Spotify – which is a better service?
For an artist looking to expand their horizons, it is essential to get your music onto every popular streaming platform. And it’s not just Spotfy or iTunes – you can upload your content to Deezer, Amazon, Tidal, Google Play and so on for better promotion and more revenue.
How much will it cost for my listeners to buy my content?
Apple itself manages the prices for all of their chargeable content, and the prices might depend on the geography and exchange rate. In the US, the price for a single is $0.99, while a usual price for an album is $9.99.