The Basics

What is DistroKid?

DistroKid is a service that musicians use to put music into online stores & streaming services. These include iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon, Deezer, Tidal, and many more. DistroKid collects royalties & payments, and sends 100% of these earnings to artists. Click here to sign up.

Is DistroKid Secure?

Yes. DistroKid uses bank-level SSL encryption (SHA-256 with RSA, TLS 1.2) to transmit credit card information. That credit card information is then securely sent directly from your browser, to our credit card processor -- your credit card numbers never actually touch our servers or our database. Your entire session is...

How Much Does It Cost?

Plans start at $19.99/yr to upload unlimited songs & albums. For full pricing details, create a DistroKid account.

Who Owns My Music?

You do. DistroKid does not take any ownership or intellectual property rights from artists. You keep 100% ownership.

How Is DistroKid Better Than TuneCore?

Both services upload your music to stores and give you 100% of your royalties. DistroKid is much less expensive, and gets your music into stores faster. TuneCore charges $49.99 per year per album. $29.99 for the first year. DistroKid charges $19.99 per year and lets you upload unlimited songs and...

Can I Upload DJ Mixes or Remixes with DistroKid?

Unless you have permission from all concerned parties, it is not possible to upload songs with uncleared samples. You are welcome to upload remixes of your own work. However, if your remix is of another artist's song, or contains any part of another artist's original music, we require permission from...

Can I Give Away My Music for Free?

There is no way to sell a song for free in the online stores such as iTunes. If you see a song available for free download in iTunes, this is because the iTunes editorial team made that decision. If you want to make your music available for free to the...