Sell your music with iTunes

iTunes is the world’s most popular and important digital music store, and is available in 111 countries. Our iTunes distribution makes it easier than ever to share your music with the whole world. In addition to the classic download options, there’s also Apple Music, a subscription-based streaming service that allows Apple to compete with Spotify and Co.
Music distributed through the iTunes store package is automatically distributed to both the iTunes Store and Apple Music.
As a rule, it takes just a few days for music to be sold on iTunes once a release has left recordJet. There are, however, always exceptions, since iTunes releases can be subjected to a random quality check. This can significantly delay the availability of your music. For this reason, always take 4-6 weeks lead time into account.

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How much does iTunes pay?

One of the most important questions in digital music distribution is “how much will I make selling my music?”. For a track that sells for €0.99 on iTunes, an average of €0.71 goes to recordJet. Depending on whether you’ve chosen a deal with a 90% or 100% payout, up to €0.71 will go to you.
Streaming services typically range between 0.1 and 1 cent per play. The amount depends on the store’s advertising revenues, price model, channel used, country, number of premium customers etc., and therefore varies monthly.

Additional iTunes services

Releasing music on iTunes is great for musicians, because the store offers some extras that help with promotion. More information is available under “Services” after logging in. This is also where you can book the additional options for your release.
– Mastered for iTunes: Send files that have been especially mastered in high-quality audio for iTunes to the store. You’ll receive the “Mastered for iTunes” label, which stands for quality and an outstanding sound experience.
– iTunes Instant Gratification: Make selected tracks available for your fans before the official release date.
– iTunes Artist Images: Upload exclusive images that buyers of your music can marvel at in the iTunes player.
Registering for an Apple Music Connect account is free.

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iTunes preorders

iTunes releases can be preordered before the official release date. The release is visible during this time and can be ordered as an album (not as individual tracks) but cannot be downloaded yet. Audio samples are deactivated in the preorder phase.
When you distribute your music through recordJet, you can set the date for the preorders to begin. The preorder phase automatically ends on the official release date. During the preorder phase, the release can only be purchased in full (“album only”). This is a standard function and no cause for concern. Tracks can be purchased individually after the official release date.

iTunes Trends

About 24 hours after a sale takes place on iTunes, Apple provides us the sales data. You can see this data in your account under “Trends”.
Credit from iTunes usually arrives at the end of the month after the purchase month, and is credited to your recordJet account on the 1st of the following month.

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recordJet iTunes Importer
iTunes Importer

If you’re switching to recordJet from another distributor, we have a tool that makes it easy for you to transfer all of your details: The iTunes Importer.
Log in to recordJet and open the iTunes importer. Search iTunes for the release you want and then click “Import”. The release information (basic info, track list, artist details, cover preview, etc.) is automatically transferred from iTunes. This means you no longer have to enter all the info manually, leaving you more time for the essentials. Just add any missing information for the release, and then upload the songs and the cover image in high resolution. Done.

iTunes Countries

iTunes and Apple Music are currently available in the following countries:
iTunes USA
iTunes UK
iTunes France
iTunes Germany
iTunes Austria
iTunes Belgium
iTunes Finland
iTunes Greece
iTunes Italy
iTunes Luxemburg
iTunes Netherlands
iTunes Portugal
iTunes Spain
iTunes Canada
iTunes Ireland
iTunes Sweden
iTunes Norway
iTunes Switzerland
iTunes Denmark
iTunes Japan
iTunes Australia
iTunes New Zealand
iTunes Mexico
iTunes Bulgaria
iTunes Cyprus
iTunes Czech Republic
iTunes Estonia
iTunes Hungary
iTunes Lithuania
iTunes Latvia
iTunes Malta
iTunes Poland
iTunes Romania
iTunes Slovenia
iTunes Slovakia
iTunes Argentina
iTunes Bolivia
iTunes Brasil
iTunes Chile
iTunes Colombia
iTunes Costa Rica
iTunes Dominican Republic
iTunes Ecuador
iTunes El Salvador
iTunes Guatemala
iTunes Honduras
iTunes Nicaragua
iTunes Panama
iTunes Paraguay
iTunes Peru
iTunes Venezuela
iTunes Brunei
iTunes Cambodia
iTunes Hong Kong
iTunes Laos
iTunes Macao
iTunes Malaysia
iTunes Phillipines
iTunes Singapore
iTunes Sri Lanka
iTunes Taiwan
iTunes Thailand
iTunes Vietnam
iTunes Anguilla
iTunes Antigua and Barbuda
iTunes Armenia
iTunes Azerbaijan
iTunes Bahamas
iTunes Bahrain
iTunes Barbados
iTunes Belarus
iTunes Belize
iTunes Bermuda
iTunes Botswana
iTunes Burkina Faso
iTunes British Virgin Islands
iTunes Cape Verde
iTunes Cayman Islands
iTunes Dominica
iTunes Egypt
iTunes Fiji
iTunes Gambia
iTunes Ghana
iTunes Grenada
iTunes Guinea-Bissau
iTunes India
iTunes Indonesia
iTunes Israel
iTunes Jordan
iTunes Kazakhstan
iTunes Kenia
iTunes Kyrgyzstan
iTunes Lebanon
iTunes Mauritius
iTunes Micronesia
iTunes Moldowa
iTunes Mongolia
iTunes Mozambique
iTunes Namibia
iTunes Nepal
iTunes Niger
iTunes Nigeria
iTunes Oman
iTunes Papua Neuguinea
iTunes Quatar
iTunes Russia
iTunes Saint Kitts and Nevis
iTunes Saudi Arabia
iTunes South Africa
iTunes Swaziland
iTunes Trinidad and Tobago
iTunes Turkey
iTunes Tadjikistan
iTunes Turkmenistan
iTunes Uganda
iTunes Ukraine
iTunes United Arab Emirates
iTunes Uzbekistan
iTunes Simbabwe
iTunes Yemen
iTunes Albania (no music)
iTunes Algeria (no music)
iTunes Angola (no music)
iTunes Benin (no music)
iTunes Bhutan (no music)
iTunes Chad (no music)
iTunes China (no music)
iTunes Republic of Congo (no music)
iTunes Kroatia (no music)
iTunes Guyana (no music)
iTunes Iceland (no music)
iTunes Jamaica (no music)
iTunes South Korea (no music)
iTunes Kuwait (no music)
iTunes Liberia (no music)
iTunes Macedonia (no music)
iTunes Madagaskar (no music)
iTunes Malawi (no music)
iTunes Mali (no music)
iTunes Mauretania (no music)
iTunes Montserrat (no music)
iTunes Pakistan (no music)
iTunes Palau (no music)
iTunes Saint Lucia (no music)
iTunes Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (no music)
iTunes São Tomé and Principe (no music)
iTunes Senegal (no music)
iTunes Seychelles (no music)
iTunes Sierra Leone (no music)
iTunes Solomon Islands (no music)
iTunes Suriname (no music)
iTunes Tanzania (no music)
iTunes Tunisia (no music)
iTunes Turcs and Caicos (no music)
iTunes Uruguay (no music)